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Mariners-Orioles to play doubleheader Tuesday as series opener rained out

Apr 12, 2021, 6:12 PM
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - APRIL 12: The grounds crew covers the infield before the Seattle Mariners play against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 12, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - APRIL 12: The grounds crew covers the infield before the Seattle Mariners play against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 12, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - APRIL 12: The grounds crew covers the infield before the Seattle Mariners play against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 12, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - APRIL 12: Fans wear rain ponchos as the game between the Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles is delayed by inclement weather at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 12, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - APRIL 12: The infield is seen covered as the game between the Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles is delayed by inclement weather at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 12, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - APRIL 12: Rain falls in front of stadium lighting as the game between the Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles is delayed by inclement weather at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 12, 2021 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The Mariners will have to wait a day to try to turn their back-to-back wins in Minnesota into a winning streak.

Sunday: Mariners rally from 6 down to beat Twins 8-6

Seattle’s series opener in Baltimore was rained out Monday evening following a delay of roughly 90 minutes. The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader Tuesday set for a 1:05 p.m. start time.

As per MLB rules this season, the doubleheader will consist of two seven-inning games.

Justus Sheffield, the Mariners’ scheduled starter for Monday’s postponed game, will start Game 1 for Seattle. Nick Margevicius will get the ball for the M’s in the nightcap.

Baltimore’s scheduled starter for Monday was Dean Kremer, with All-Star left-hander John Means set to be Tuesday’s starter.

Seattle is 5-4 on the young season after beating the Twins 4-3 in extra innings Saturday and coming back from a six-run deficit for an 8-6 victory Sunday.

Baltimore is 4-5 and coming off a three-game series where they were swept by the Boston Red Sox.

Coverage of the Mariners’ doubleheader will begin on 710 ESPN Seattle with the pregame show at noon Tuesday.

For more on the Mariners from 710Sports.com, click any of the links below.

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