Tigers rally early behind Schoop, beat Mariners 8-3

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DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Schoop homered and Isaac Paredes hit a go-ahead single as the...
Detroit Tigers rallied from a first-inning deficit and took advantage of three errors to beat the Seattle Mariners 8-3 Thursday.

Mitch Haniger put Seattle ahead against Tyler Alexander with the first of his two solo homers, but the Tigers rallied to take two of three from the Mariners, who have lost six of nine following a five-game winning streak.

"We had good at-bats, even from the beginning of the game, and that gave us a chance to settle in," Tigers manager A.J. Hinch said.

Joe Jiménez (1-0) pitched a 1-2-3 seventh for his first win since last Aug. 26. Alex Lange threw the eighth and Gregory Soto pitched a perfect ninth to finish the six-hitter.

In a planned bullpen game, Alexander allowed one run and three hits in 2 2/3 innings and relievers allowed three hits over the rest of the game.

Seattle's Justus Sheffield (5-5) gave up five runs — three earned — and six hits in four innings, the shortest of his 11 starts this season.

Detroit is 26-36 overall but 5-1 against Seattle, with the only loss 9-6 on Wednesday.

"We got nothing going, and it started on the mound," Mariners manager Scott Servais said. "Sheff was not on his game today — it's really disappointing coming off a high…
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