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Hernandez dominant as M's beat Angels 3-2

Published: Friday, Aug. 28 2015 5:09 p.m. MDT

Seattle Mariners' Jesus Montero rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Seattle.  (Ted S. Warren, Associated Press) Seattle Mariners' Jesus Montero rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Seattle. (Ted S. Warren, Associated Press)

SEATTLE — Kendrys Morales snapped a 2-all tie with a pinch-hit RBI single in the seventh inning, Felix Hernandez allowed just one earned run and five hits over eight innings, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 on Saturday night.

The Mariners were 0-for-10 with runners in scoring position and suffering through another miserable night without clutch hitting before Morales' line-drive single off reliever Michael Roth that scored Kyle Seager with the go-ahead run. Jesus Montero hit a two-run homer in the sixth inning for Seattle to pull the Mariners even.

That was all Hernandez (3-2) needed. He stumbled only in the third inning when Chris Iannetta led off with a solo homer and the Angels added an unearned run. Hernandez won at home for the first time this season.

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