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Tacoma Rainiers reliever Jonathan Aro. (Red Williamson / Courtesy Tacoma Rainiers Communications)
Tacoma Rainiers reliever Jonathan Aro. (Red Williamson / Courtesy Tacoma Rainiers Communications)
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Recaps for the Seattle Mariners top affiliates for Friday provided by team releases and wire reports.

Tacoma (AAA) 2, Sacramento 1

WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Leonys Martin hit a run-scoring single in the fifth inning to give the Tacoma Rainiers (45-41) a 2-1 win over the Sacramento River Cats (33-53) on Friday.

Danny Muno scored on the play after he reached base with a single and advanced to third on a sacrifice fly by Steven Baron.

Earlier in the inning, Baron hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Zach Shank to tie the game 1-1.

In the bottom of the third, Sacramento grabbed the lead on a double by Orlando Calixte that scored Juniel Querecuto.

Muno singled twice, also stealing a base in the win.

Ryan Kelly (1-1) got the win with two innings of scoreless, one-hit relief while Sacramento starter Matt Gage (0-2) took the loss in the Pacific Coast League game. Jean Machi retired the side in order for his 10th save of the season.

Arkansas (AA) 3, San Antonio 0

SAN ANTONIO – Anthony Misiewicz allowed just one hit over seven innings, leading the Arkansas Travelers (39-46) over the San Antonio Missions (50-35) in a 3-0 win on Friday.

Darin Gillies got Franmil Reyes to hit into a double play with runners on first and second to end the game for his first save of the season.

Misiewicz (1-0) picked up the win after he struck out six and walked two.

Arkansas scored its runs when Ian Miller scored on a ground out in the first inning and Marcus Littlewood hit a two-run single in the fourth.

Brett Kennedy (7-5) went six innings, allowing three runs and six hits in the Texas League game. He also struck out eight and walked one.

The Missions were blanked for the seventh time this season, while the Travelers’ staff recorded their seventh shutout of the year.

Modesto (High-A) 6, San Jose 1

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Joe DeCarlo hit a three-run home run in the sixth inning, and Chris Mariscal homered and had two hits as the Modesto Nuts (50-36) topped the San Jose Giants (37-49) 6-1 on Friday.

The home run by DeCarlo scored Joey Curletta and Gianfranco Wawoe to give the Nuts a 4-1 lead.

The Nuts later tacked on a run in both the eighth and ninth innings. In the eighth, Eric Filia hit an RBI single, while Mariscal hit a solo home run in the ninth.

Modesto right-hander Pablo Lopez (5-7) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing one run on just two hits over eight innings. Opposing starter Conner Menez (6-4) took the loss in the California League game after allowing four runs and seven hits over five innings.

For the Giants, Aramis Garcia homered, doubled and singled.

Quad Cities 6, Clinton (Low-A) 2

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Ronnie Dawson hit a pair of solo home runs and three hits as the Quad Cities River Bandits (49-35) defeated the Clinton LumberKings (36-47) 6-2 on Friday.

Quad Cities went up 2-0 in the second after Josh Rojas hit an RBI single, driving in Marcos Almonte.

After Quad Cities added two runs, the LumberKings cut into the deficit in the seventh inning when Jhombeyker Morales hit an RBI single, driving in Ryan Scott.

The River Bandits added to their lead in the seventh when Troy Sieber hit a two-run single.

Quad Cities starter Abdiel Saldana (5-1) picked up the win after allowing three hits over five scoreless innings. Opposing starter Ljay Newsome (4-8) took the loss in the Midwest League game after giving up three runs and four hits over three innings. Cionel Perez gave up two runs in four innings and recorded his second save of the season.

Nick Zammarelli had a pair of hits for the LumberKings.

Salem-Keizer 9, Everett (Short-A) 7

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Ryan Kirby hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, leading the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (10-13) to a 9-7 win over the Everett AquaSox (9-14) on Friday.

The home run by Kirby capped a three-run inning and gave the Volcanoes a 9-7 lead after Orlando Garcia scored on a forceout earlier in the inning.

Jason Bahr (1-1) got the win with two innings of scoreless relief while David Hesslink (0-1) took the loss in the Northwest League game.

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