Elvis Andrus hit a tying homer in the sixth, singled and scored in the seventh and the Oakland Athletics snapped a 13-game losing streak against the Seattle Mariners with a 7-5 victory on Tuesday night.
SEATTLE — Prized rookie Julio Rodríguez homered at home for the first time, a three-run shot to give Seattle an early lead, and the Mariners beat Oakland 7-6 on Monday night for their 13th straight win over the Athletics.
BOSTON – The familiar guitar intro of “Dirty Water” by the Standells – the Red Sox victory anthem – boomed through the speakers of Fenway Park, adding to the din of 30,000 cheering fans in the Sunday heat.
BOSTON — With Mitch Haniger likely not return from ankle injury until early July, and Kyle Lewis likely to be a full-time designated hitter when he is healthy enough to return from knee surgery, and Jarred Kelenic refinding his confidence in Tacoma, the Mariners are taking a flyer on a former All-Star outfielder that hasn’t played in a baseball game since spring training.
BOSTON – Rafael Devers hit two homers, Christian Vázquez had a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and Boston’s bullpen held the Seattle Mariners scoreless for six innings, lifting the Red Sox to a 6-5 victory on Saturday.
They’ve come at random times in seven of his nine starts this season. There are usually no precursors to their occurrence. The indicators that they are starting are usually a leadoff batter reaching base or a walk, sometimes two, or even three being issued to pressurize the situation, making mistakes more penal.
TORONTO – Back before Logan Gilbert had thrown a professional pitch, while George Kirby was still firing fastballs at Elon University and Robbie Ray was still trying to sort out his mechanics and harness his stuff for other teams to be the pitcher worthy of a $115 million contract, Marco Gonzales stepped forward to lead the Mariners’ pitching staff.
TORONTO — As if a lackluster showing at the plate, featuring non-productive at-bats and weak contact and eventually resulting in being held scoreless for the sixth time this season could get worse, the possibility of losing shortstop J.P. Crawford to an injury for any amount of time would have been catastrophic for the Mariners in a season that has yet to go as planned.
TORONTO – Yusei Kikuchi allowed one hit over six shutout innings to beat his former team, Bo Bichette and Matt Chapman backed the left-hander with home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays topped the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Monday night.
In the search for blame in the Mariners’ latest failure, the squandering of a chance for another unexpected victory and a stunning series win, they found a disappointing 5-4 defeat to the New York Mets was truly a team effort.
Behind a solid start from Marco Gonzales and the timely hitting of Ty France, one of two players that have hit all season, the Mariners picked up an unexpected 2-1 win over the New York Mets at CitiField.