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BALTIMORE -- For the first time this season, the Baltimore Orioles won a game despite trailing after seven innings.
They had to work overtime and mount one final comeback to make it happen.
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After the Mariners got the go-ahead run in the top of the 13th, the Orioles scored twice in the bottom half against Brandon League, who blew his first save opportunity in 10 chances this season.
J.J. Hardy had a home run among his four hits for Baltimore in his first game back from the disabled list. The Orioles, who trailed 2-1 in the sixth and 4-3 in the eighth, improved to 1-17 when trailing after seven.
"Real big. We made it exciting there in the 13th. I think it was the 13th," Hardy said. "To come back and to get two runs was great."
Baltimore blew a one-run lead with two outs in the ninth, but it all ended well -- even if it took 4 hours, 8 minutes to get it done.
"It was tough," Orioles manager Buck Showalter said. "But I was glad to see them get a result from what they put into it tonight."
Adam Kennedy hit a home run for the Mariners, who took the lead in the 13th on Mike Wilson's first major-league hit.
In the 10th inning, both dugouts cleared after Baltimore's Felix Pie and Seattle first baseman Justin Smoak exchanged heated words. Pie was angered by a hard tag by Smoak, who had to chase down Pie after the runner reversed direction while heading toward first.
"He kind of put his shoulder into [me], and I didn't like it too much," Smoak said. "So that was about it."
Said Pie: "I said 'What's wrong?' I did nothing wrong."
With runners on first and second in the 13th, Pie hit a wicked smash to second that bounced over the glove of Jack Wilson and into center, tying the game. One out later, Wieters delivered the game-winner.
Jeremy Accardo (2-0) got the victory despite allowing a run in the top half of the 13th.
Called up from Triple-A Tacoma on Monday after the Mariners cut Milton Bradley, Wilson made his big-league debut as a pinch hitter in the seventh inning. He was 0 for 3 before coming to the plate in the 13th following a leadoff double by Jack Wilson.
Mike Wilson hit a liner that glanced off the glove of Hardy at shortstop. Jack Wilson, who was running on the pitch, scored easily.
"It came at the perfect time, an RBI to give us the lead," Mike Wilson said of his milestone hit. "It couldn't have happened any better."
But the lead wouldn't last.
"It was a frustrating game," Seattle designated hitter Jack Cust said. "It seemed like we had it there a couple times and couldn't shut them down. Just one of those crazy games. That is what makes baseball so interesting."
The Orioles trailed in the eighth before scoring two runs off Jamey Wright, who came in with a 1.17 ERA.
Derrek Lee drew a leadoff walk and took second on a single by Vladimir Guerrero. Luke Scott followed with an RBI single, and Adam Jones capped the uprising with a run-scoring single up the middle.
For the second time in three innings, Baltimore couldn't hold the lead.
Michael Saunders led off the ninth with a single off closer Kevin Gregg and took second on a comebacker by Ichiro Suzuki. After Chone Figgins grounded out, Smoak hit a soft liner to left that dropped in front of Pie to make it 5-5.
In extra innings, Seattle missed a chance to take the lead in the 12th when Miguel Olivo was thrown out trying to score on a two-out double by Cust.
Seattle led 2-1 before Jones hit a two-run double in the sixth, providing the Orioles with their first lead in 40 innings. But Seattle promptly went back on top in the seventh against Mike Gonzalez.
Saunders launched the rally with a two-out single that ended an 0-for-26 skid. Suzuki beat out a bunt, and Figgins followed with an RBI double. After an intentional walk loaded the bases, Koji Uehara yielded an infield hit to Olivo.
Kennedy hit a two-run homer in the second inning off Jake Arrieta, Seattle's second home run in 10 games.
Hardy made it 2-1 in the third with his first homer as an Oriole. He was activated from the 15-day disabled list before the game after missing a month with a strained left oblique.
It was only the third home run allowed by rookie starter Michael Pineda in seven starts this season.
To make room for Hardy, the Orioles designated RHP Josh Rupe for assignment. ... Baltimore's Brian Roberts went 0 for 5 and has only one hit in his past 31 at-bats.
|Players of the Game|
|Ichiro Suzuki, RF||6||1||2||0||1||0||0||.309|
|Chone Figgins, 3B||7||0||2||1||0||0||4||.220|
|Justin Smoak, 1B||4||0||1||1||2||1||1||.291|
|Miguel Olivo, C||4||1||1||1||2||1||2||.213|
|Jack Cust, DH||5||0||2||0||1||1||5||.208|
|Adam Kennedy, 2B||4||1||1||2||0||1||3||.260|
|Jack Wilson, 2B||2||1||1||0||0||0||0||.250|
|Carlos Peguero, LF||2||0||0||0||0||1||2||.154|
|a- Mike Wilson, PH-LF||4||0||1||1||0||1||0||.250|
|Brendan Ryan, SS||5||0||1||0||0||0||0||.208|
|Michael Saunders, CF||6||2||2||0||0||2||1||.180|
|a-popped out for Peguero in the 7th|
|2B - Ichiro Suzuki (7, Arrieta), Chone Figgins (7, Gonzalez), Jack Cust (6, Accardo), Jack Wilson (3, Accardo)|
|HR - Adam Kennedy (3, Arrieta)|
|SH - Brendan Ryan (5)|
|RBI - Chone Figgins (11), Justin Smoak (22), Miguel Olivo (11), Adam Kennedy 2 (8), Mike Wilson (1)|
|2-OUT RBI - Chone Figgins (2), Justin Smoak (10), Miguel Olivo (2)|
|Team LOB - 11|
|Outfield Assists - Mike Wilson 1|
|DP - Ryan-Smoak, Figgins-Smoak|
|David Pauley (H,2)||1||1||0||0||0||0||0||1.33|
|Jamey Wright (BS,1)||1||3||2||2||1||0||0||2.20|
|Brandon League (BS,1; L,0-2)||0.2||4||2||2||0||1||0||4.80|
|IBB - Lee by Aaron Laffey, by Lee, by Jones|
|Pitches-Strikes - Michael Pineda 100-72, David Pauley 8-5, Jamey Wright 19-13, Aaron Laffey 55-29, Chris Ray 11-10, Brandon League 15-11|
|Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Michael Pineda 5-7, David Pauley 2-0, Jamey Wright 1-1, Aaron Laffey 4-2, Brandon League 1-0|
|Batters Faced - Michael Pineda 26, David Pauley 3, Jamey Wright 6, Aaron Laffey 16, Chris Ray 4, Brandon League 6|
|Brian Roberts, 2B||5||0||0||0||0||1||4||.213|
|Nick Markakis, RF||6||1||3||0||1||1||2||.239|
|Derrek Lee, 1B||4||1||0||0||3||3||3||.226|
|Vladimir Guerrero, DH||4||1||3||0||0||0||1||.281|
|Cesar Izturis, PR-DH||0||1||0||0||0||0||0||.192|
|a- Jake Fox, PH-DH||3||0||1||0||0||0||4||.156|
|Luke Scott, LF||4||1||2||1||0||2||2||.263|
|Felix Pie, PR-LF||3||1||2||1||0||0||0||.303|
|Adam Jones, CF||6||0||3||3||1||1||0||.262|
|Matt Wieters, C||7||0||2||1||0||1||5||.235|
|Mark Reynolds, 3B||6||0||0||0||0||2||6||.177|
|J.J. Hardy, SS||5||1||4||1||1||0||0||.350|
|a-popped out for Izturis in the 9th|
|2B - Felix Pie (2, Laffey), Adam Jones 2 (5, Pineda, Laffey)|
|HR - J.J. Hardy (1, Pineda)|
|SH - Brian Roberts 2 (2)|
|RBI - Luke Scott (15), Felix Pie (1), Adam Jones 3 (19), Matt Wieters (20), J.J. Hardy (3)|
|2-OUT RBI - Adam Jones 2 (5), Matt Wieters (11)|
|Team LOB - 16|
|Outfield Assists - Adam Jones 1, Nick Markakis 1|
|DP - B. Roberts-Hardy-Lee|
|Mike Gonzalez (BS,1)||0.2||3||2||2||1||0||0||7.94|
|Kevin Gregg (BS,2)||1||2||1||1||0||0||0||2.77|
|Jeremy Accardo (W,2-0)||2||4||1||1||2||0||0||4.32|
|IBB - Smoak by Mike Gonzalez, Suzuki by Jeremy Accardo|
|Pitches-Strikes - Jake Arrieta 103-54, Mike Gonzalez 15-8, Koji Uehara 17-12, Kevin Gregg 18-12, Jim Johnson 19-15, Jeremy Accardo 43-25|
|Ground Balls-Fly Balls - Jake Arrieta 6-5, Koji Uehara 2-1, Kevin Gregg 2-1, Jim Johnson 3-2, Jeremy Accardo 2-2|
|Batters Faced - Jake Arrieta 24, Mike Gonzalez 6, Koji Uehara 5, Kevin Gregg 5, Jim Johnson 6, Jeremy Accardo 10|
|Attendance - 11485|
|Game Time - 4:08|
|Temperature - 74|
|Umpires - Home - Angel Hernandez, First Base - Paul Schrieber, Second Base - Chad Fairchild, Third Base - Joe West|