"We didn't get anything going tonight until when Luis Torrens swung the bat extremely effectively," Servais remarked.
T-Mobile Park erupted briefly when catcher Luis Torrens hit his first home run of the season
, but the enthusiasm was immediately deflated when Fletcher's homer in the sixth put the game out of reach.
Torrens sat silently at his locker days before the MLB trade deadline, while the Mariners looked for a prospective replacement.
Torrens' performance this season has been mediocre – he has batted only once. .
His batting line was 202/.254/.218 into Saturday's game, and his defence has been less than stellar..
However, his solitary home run was the Mariners' sole ray of hope on Saturday night.
It saved Seattle from being shut out for the first time in about a month and a half.
Torrens' RBI in the bottom of the fifth inning was followed by a Sam Haggerty double that dropped just short of the left-field wall,
Seattle is currently 4-7 versus the Angels this season, behind the division-leading Astros by 12 games.