Guardians drop 5-3 decision to Seattle in home opener
Published: Apr. 7, 2023 at 7:15 PM EDT
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Aaron Civale had it rolling early.
So did the Guardians, who led 3-0 after four innings Friday in Cleveland’s home opener.
Seattle, however, rallied with 2 runs in the 5th and 3 more in the 6th to win 5-3 at a sold-out Progressive Field.
Julio Rodriguez hit a 2-run homer off Nick Sandlin to provide the winning margin.
Seattle’s bullpen retired the final 10 batters to close out the win.
Civale alowed 9 hits and 4 runs in 5.2 innings, taking the loss.
Myles Straw and Josh Bell had RBI singles early for the Guards.
Josh Naylor added 2 hits.
The 2 teams are back in action Saturday at 6;10 p.m.
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