Orioles, Mariners go to extra innings again

Associated Press Published: September 19, 2012

SEATTLE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles and Seattle Mariners are giving fans plenty of free baseball.

A night after playing a 5 hour, 44 minute, 18-inning marathon, the Orioles and Mariners went to extra innings again on Wednesday night. The teams were tied at 1-1 after nine innings.

The Orioles and Mariners both used eight pitchers in Tuesday night's game, won 4-2 by the Orioles. On Wednesday, starters Joe Saunders for Baltimore and Seattle's Felix Hernandez worked eight innings giving up just one earned run each, before turning it over to the bullpens.

Baltimore was seeking its 15th straight extra-inning victory. According to the Orioles, with information from the Elias Sports Bureau, the 14 straight extra-inning wins is the longest streak since the Cleveland Indians won 17 straight in 1949.