Cano was replaced at second base by Andrew Romine. Bench coach Manny Acta managed Seattle while Servais was away - with Ichiro Suzuki serving as bench coach. Matthew Boyd pitched impressively until the seventh inning, and the Detroit Tigers broke through with three runs in the sixth on their way to a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners in the first game of a doubleheader.
James Paxton allowed three runs and six hits in six innings for the Mariners in his first start since throwing a no-hitter Tuesday at Toronto. Goodrum finished 3-for-4 at the plate with a go-ahead home run in the fifth inning and he scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth.That came after Jean Segura had tied the game in the top of the eighth with a two-out, two-RBI single to score Ryon Healy and Ben Gamel - making it 4-4. "I went out there trying to go as deep as I possibly can". He is 3-2 through seven starts with a 5.19 ERA and a 1.44 WHIP. Mike Zunino followed with a single, putting men on first and third, and another walk loaded the bases.
Dee Gordon grounded out to first to end it.
The 35-year-old Cano is hitting.287 with four home runs and 23 RBIs this season. The team has not disclosed how long the eight-time All-Star will be sidelined. A few of them, such as Chad Bell on Saturday and Drew VerHagen a few weeks ago, have found themselves designated for assignment.
In the second game, Tigers starter Michael Fulmer struggled, and the Mariners took advantage.
Mariners: Seager was able to stay in the game after Jones' double off his leg. Cano worked a full count against Detroit southpaw Blaine Hardy in his second at-bat, then took an 88-MPH fastball off of his right hand near the pinky area.
The Tigers' hitters have been led by third baseman Jeimer Candelario and right fielder Nicholas Castellanos.