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Ackley homers but M’s lose to Phillies

SEATTLE — Shane Victorino had a two-run double and two-run homer and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners 5-1 Saturday night.

Hernandez (6-6) lasted seven innings, allowing the three runs on eight hits. He walked two and struck out five.

Victorino broke the game open in the seventh when he came up with the bases loaded and hit a ground-rule double down the left-field line off Hernandez that score two runs.

Then with two outs in the ninth, after Jimmy Rollins’ third single, Victorino followed with his eighth home run into the right-field seats. His four RBIs were a season high.

Rookie Michael Stutes (1-0) earned his first career victory in his 23rd big-league appearance. He went 1 2-3 innings, but left the seventh with two on and two outs.

Dustin Ackley hit his first major league home run in his second big league game for the M’s



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