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  • PHILADELPHIA -- Jerome Williams took a three-hitter into the eighth inning, Andres Blanco hit his first homer in three years, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 in an interleague game Monday night. Jaromir Jagr Stars Jersey . Making his second start since joining the Phillies, Williams (1-0) allowed one run and three hits in seven-plus innings. Mariners rookie Roenis Elias (9-10) gave up one run and three hits in four innings. The left-hander constantly pitched out of jams because he walked six and hit one batter with a pitch. Blanco connected for a three-run shot off reliever Dominic Leone in the fifth to give the Phillies a 4-0 lead. It was his first home run since July 1, 2011, for Texas against Florida. The Phillies claimed Williams off waivers from Texas to fill a spot in the rotation after Roberto Hernandez was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Williams was 2-5 with a 6.71 ERA for the Rangers and Houston this season. But he has a 2.19 ERA in 12 1-3 innings with Philadelphia. Marlon Byrds RBI double in the third gave the Phillies a 1-0 lead. Elias escaped further trouble by striking out Cody Asche with the bases loaded. Elias also left the bases full in the fourth by retiring Ryan Howard on a grounder. Williams left after hitting Chris Taylor with a pitch leading off the eighth. Ken Giles entered and allowed an RBI double to Dustin Ackley with one out. Giles then struck out Robinson Cano and Kendrys Morales to leave runners on second and third. Jonathan Papelbon pitched a scoreless ninth for his 29th save in 32 tries. Seattle had won 12 of its previous 16 games. The Mariners fell into a tie with Detroit for the second wild-card spot in the AL. Theyre seeking their first post-season appearance since 2001. The last-place Phillies, who are heading toward their second straight losing season, opened a nine-game homestand with just their third win in the last 10 games. TRAINERS ROOM Mariners: RHP Felix Hernandez is fine after an early exit and plans to start at Boston on Friday night. The five-time All-Star left after five innings because he was hit by a one-hopper off Ian Kinslers bat in the fourth inning of his most recent start Saturday in Detroit. Phillies: OF John Mayberry Jr. is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Tuesday. Mayberry has been sidelined since July 21 because of an injured left wrist. Hes batting .213 with six homers and 21 RBIs. UP NEXT Mariners: RHP Hisashi Iwakuma (11-6, 2.72 ERA) goes Tuesday night. Hes 3-1 with a 1.27 ERA in his last four starts. Phillies: RHP A.J. Burnett (6-13, 4.35 ERA) tries to snap a five-game losing streak. Burnett hasnt won since July 11. Hes 0-5 with a 6.54 ERA in his last six starts. Tyler Seguin Jersey . The 30-year-old Texas native was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 20th round of the 2001 amateur draft. Duke spent six years in Pittsburgh and also had stints with Arizona, Washington and Cincinnati. Anton Khudobin Jersey . According to TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie, the deal will pay Schenn $2.25 million in the first year and $2.75 million in the second year. In 82 games with the Flyers in 2013-14, Schenn scored 20 goals and added 21 assists.PRAGUE - Veteran Czech centre Petr Nedved has retired from ice hockey, a month after playing in the Sochi Olympics. The 42-year-old Nedved made the announcement on Thursday after his White Tigers Liberec were knocked out of the Czech league playoffs. "I can hardly find anything as beautiful as hockey in my life," an emotional Nedved said. Nedved returned to the Olympics to play for the Czech Republic two decades after winning a silver medal in Lillehammer playing for Canada. He emigrated from then-communist Czechoslovvakia in 1989 to start his NHL career in 1990 with three seasons for the Vancouver Canucks. Esa Lindell Stars Jersey. . In 1995-96, his best season, he scored 45 goals and had 54 assists for the Pittsburgh Penguins before adding 10 goals and 10 assists in the playoffs. In 982 NHL regular season games, Nedved scored 310 goals and added 407 assists. He also played for the St. Louis Blues, New York Rangers, Edmonton Oilers, Phoenix Coyotes and Philadelphia Flyers. He returned home when he retired from the NHL after the 2006-07 season. ' ' '
      July 24, 2019 8:45 AM CEST
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