Mariners snap 5-game skid with 3-2 victory over Padres

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    truebluefan Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    The rookie season for Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi and the transition from pitching in Japan to pitching in the majors has proved to be a challenge.

    At times Kikuchi has looked dominant. At times he's looked overwhelmed. But throughout the season, Kikuchi has worked at making the adjustments needed to eventually be successful.

    Kikuchi threw five strong innings, Mallex Smith doubled leading off the eighth and scored when Daniel Vogelbach beat out a potential inning-ending double play, and the Mariners snapped a five-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.

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