Mariners shut out Padres on Memorial Day

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seattle-mariners-logoSEATTLE — The Mariners defeated the Padres Monday, 9-0 at Safeco Field.

Jason Bay opened scoring with a lead off home run in the bottom of the first. Three batters later, Michael Morse stepped up to the plate to hit a three-run homer to open the Mariners lead to 4-0.

The Mariners did not score again until the fourth when Kelly Shoppach hit a home run to give Seattle a 5-0 lead.

In the seventh, Kendrys Morales singled to left to score Brendan Ryan and Jason Bay, while Kyle Seager made it to third, to make it 7-0 Mariners. Seager took advantage and scored off a wild pitch by Padres’ Anthony Bass. Morales was able to move to second. Raul Ibanez doubled to right to score Morales giving the Mariners a 9-0 lead.

Mariners’ Aaron Harang pitched a full game for the first time since 2009. Harang allowed just four hits in the nine innings to come away with the win.

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