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CHICAGO -- Ariel Miranda remembered faring better against White Sox slugger Jose Abreu when they met in their native Cuba. Wholesale Custom Broncos Shirts .Abreu homered in his first at-bat against the Seattle Mariners left-hander, and Chicagos rout was on.Abreu hit the first of four White Sox home runs and Jose Quintana threw 7 2/3 solid innings to lead Chicago past the Mariners 9-3 on Saturday night.I was trying to get ahead in the count and I couldnt do it, so I fell behind in the count and I had to throw the ball down the middle and he made him pay for it, Miranda said through an interpreter.Miranda said he faced Abreu four or five times before.Today was a different story, Miranda said.Avisail Garcia and Alex Avila hit consecutive homers during a four-run fifth and Tyler Saladino added a two-run shot in the seventh, all off struggling reliever Vidal Nuno.Abreu extended his hitting streak to 10 games and his on-base streak to 23 with a solo shot during a two-run first against Miranda (1-1).The left-handed Miranda pitched four innings, allowing three runs and five hits while throwing just 47 of 90 pitches for strikes.The biggest thing was fastball command, Mariners manager Scott Servais said. Thats his pitch. Hes got to get them on the fastball before his secondary stuff plays into that, so he struggled to get going. All of the outings hed had for us, tonight was probably his worst one.Quintana (11-9) allowed two runs -- one earned -- and five hits, struck out eight and lowered his ERA to 2.77 in Chicagos fifth win in seven games.His fastball command is always pretty, White Sox catcher Alex Avila said. You never have to worry about that. Its always there.After a hot August start that got them into playoff contention, the Mariners have lost four of five.Quintana allowed a leadoff double to Leonys Martin in the first, and he scored an unearned run thanks to Avilas passed ball. But Avila made up for it in his first game off the disabled list with a solo shot in the fifth.Left fielder Melky Cabrera, back after missing two games with an illness, added a first-inning sacrifice fly and threw out Robinson Cano trying to stretch a single to help squash Seattles best rally off Quintana.Justin Morneaus first triple of the season in the fifth scored Todd Frazier. Garcia followed with a two-run shot off Nuno. Garcia also doubled twice.(We were) hoping Nuno could kind of bridge the gap there, Servais said. Got the two quick outs then run into a buzzsaw, four or five straight hits, and before you know it we were kind of out of the game.TRAINERS ROOMMariners: 3B Kyle Seager went 1 for 4 after missing three games with a bruised right foot. Seagers return, along with an upcoming schedule heavy with left-handed opposing pitchers, led Seattle to option OF Norichika Aoki to Triple-A Tacoma. ... Servais said RHP Tom Wilhelmsen (back spasms) was not crazy about going on the disabled list. We really dont have time where were at in the bullpen right now to give him five or six days, Servais said.OOPSSeattles Chris Iannetta took ball three, tossed his bat and jogged all the way to first in the fifth before realizing he didnt walk. Quintana struck him out on the next pitch.NEW FACESAmbidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte, a reliever acquired from Toronto this month, joined Seattle with his special glove after a stint in Triple-A.Splits have said Im a little bit better from the left side, Venditte said. So I would imagine thats how Ill be used here.Also arriving in a flurry of moves were INF Dae-Ho Lee from Tacoma and reliever Dan Altavilla, who was wide-eyed after getting called up from Double-A Jackson.Altavilla hit 100 mph in a perfect eighth and struck out Frazier in his major league debut.My family in the stands just going crazy, it was tough to hold back my emotions there, Altavilla said.UP NEXTSeattle RHP Taijuan Walker (4-8, 4.14 ERA) faces LHP Carlos Rodon (4-8, 4.02) to close the four-game series Sunday. Broncos Jerseys China . 24 Baylor in a Big 12 clash between teams trending in opposite directions. Andrew Wiggins made 10-of-12 from the foul line and scored 17 for Kansas (14-4, 5-0 Big 12), which capped a stretch of four straight games against ranked opponents unscathed. Noah Fant Jersey Large . Duchene scored two goals and had an assist, helping the Colorado Avalanche beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 on Friday night to match the best 10-game start in team history. http://www.custombroncosjersey.com/ .com) - Richie Incognito has reportedly been admitted to a psychiatric care unit in Arizona. Al Horford and Jae Crowder are close to returning for the Boston Celtics. Whether those two starters get back in action on Saturday remains a major question mark.Both remained sidelined on Friday, when the Celtics were defeated at home by Golden State, 104-88. Horford missed his ninth consecutive game with a concussion, while Crowder sat out for the eighth straight contest with a sprained left ankle.The Celtics complete a back-to-back at the Detroit Pistons home venue, The Palace of Auburn HillsCoach Brad Stevens said Horford and Crowder, who comprise two-thirds of Bostons frontcourt, will accompany the team on its three-game road trip. Theyll also make stops in Minnesota (Monday) and Brooklyn (Wednesday).Al had by far his best day (Thursday), Stevens said. He did some three-on-three, some one-on-one, went up and down, and felt pretty good. Hopefully, barring no setbacks, were closer than further with him.Boston has another injury concern as guard Marcus Smart left Fridays game with a left ankle bruise. The Celtics (6-6) shot 37.3 percent from the field in the loss.Weve got 70 games left, Stevens said in his postgame press conference. We havent played a game yet without (at least) two of our top eight rotation guys (out).Golden State outscored Boston 31-9 in the third quarter.Theyre really good, and we all know that, but you just cant have droughts against them, Stevens said.Point guard Isaiah Thomas expressed irritation that he only played 28 minutes, scoring a team-high 18 points.We went into panic mode, he ttold the Boston Globe. Custom Broncos Jerseys. We gave up.The Pistons (6-7) are the only unbeaten team at home this season at 5-0. Theyve won by double digits each time while holding every opponent under 90 points.Theyve been a completely different club on the road with a 1-7 mark. They were blown out 104-81 by the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.Detroit was held to 31.2 percent shooting by the Cavaliers and none of its starters reached double figures.We got crushed, coach Stan Van Gundy said with disgust. They played harder than us, they played better than us, they moved the ball better, they played better together, they defended better, they did everything better.Van Gundy indicated he would consider changing the starting lineup. The Pistons were down 30-19 after the first quarter.We didnt get enough good looks and they challenged everything around the rim, he said. I give them all the credit. They played a lot harder than we did. We were just awful.One silver lining for the Pistons -- they play their next four games at home after being on the road six of the last seven games. Their only home game during the past two weeks was a 104-88 victory over Oklahoma City on Monday.Boston and Detroit were evenly matched last season, splitting their four-game season series. Every game was decided by seven points or less. Thomas averaged 23.5 points and 8.3 assists in those games. ' ' '
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