SEATTLE—It was just last season that Tribe starter Zach McAllister led the league in unearned runs. Making his first start since June 2, the right-hander received no help defensively again Tuesday night.
Three more errors and lack run support proved more than a recipe for disaster, as the Indians fell one run short to the Seattle Mariners for the second straight night, 4-3.
Offensively, Cleveland found themselves in almost the same situation as Monday night, trailing Seattle by one run in the ninth against Mariners closer Tom Wilhelmsen.
Trailing 4-3, Mark Reynolds and Lonnie Chisenhall gave the Tribe faithful life connecting on back-to-back singles to open the ninth inning, putting runners on first and third with no outs.
Looking for speed on the bases, manager Terry Franconainserted outfielder Drew Stubbs as a pinch runner for Reynolds.
With a homer already in the ballgame, catcher Yan Gomes hit a ground ball to third. Mariners third baseman Kyle Seger threw to second for the forc...