Casper Wells' three-run double lifted Seattle over the Orioles.
Courtesy: Towson Athletics
View larger
Casper Wells' three-run double lifted Seattle over the Orioles.
Casper Wells Lifts Seattle To 6-3 Win Over Orioles
Courtesy: Athletics Media Relations  
Release: 07/03/2012

SEATTLE, Wash. - With the help of former Tiger All-American outfielder Casper Wells, the Seattle Mariners handed the slumping Baltimore Orioles a 6-3 loss in the opening game of their three-game series on Monday night.

The Mariners entered the bottom of the seventh inning, trailing by 3-1. Seattle loaded the bases on a walk to Dustin Ackley, a one-out single by Munenori Kawasaki and a two-out walk to Ichiro Suzuki. Then, Wells drilled a double to centerfield off Jason Hammel, scoring all three runners to give Seattle a 4-3 lead. The Mariners added two more runs in the eighth inning as they handed Baltimore a 6-3 loss, the Orioles' third loss in a row.

Casper, who had two hits against the Orioles, is now batting .263 in 40 games for the Mariners this season.

A second team All-American at Towson in 2005, Casper was the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year in 2005 as he led the Tigers to a 34-24 record and a second place finish in the CAA. He was drafted by Detroit in the 14th round.

 

 


Support Towson University Athletics by making a tax deductible donation to the Tiger Athletic Fund. For more information follow this link or to give now, click here.

Follow this link to purchase tickets to upcoming events.

Back to Baseball


advertisement
Official Online Store
Towson Photos


Aaron's
Union Memorial Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
http://www.pnc.com
Under Armour