SEATTLE (AP) — Danny Valencia homered and had four hits, Ariel Miranda pitched seven strong innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-3 on Thursday night.
Miranda (3-2) settled in after a rocky second inning, giving up two runs, seven hits and a walk while striking out five for the game.
Valencia hit a solo shot in the seventh and had three RBIs.
Ben Gamel had three hits and two walks, scored three times and drove in two runs for Seattle, which built a 6-2 lead in four innings against Alex Meyer (0-1).
Meyer, called up earlier in the day from Triple-A Salt Lake, was tagged for six runs, eight hits and three walks and a hit batter.
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