Hisashi Iwakuma struck out a season-high 10 in seven strong innings, Mike Zunino and Michael Saunders hit solo home runs, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Monday night.
The Seattle Mariners (44-38) head out on the road and start the trip with three games at Houston (36-47), where they won two of three back in May. The M’s beat up the Astros pitching staff that series, plating 21 runs on 29 hits but Houston did the same to the M’s in a very high-scoring series.
The Seattle Mariners have reached the midway point in the 2014 season. That means it’s time for report cards.
The Seattle Mariners begin a three-game series with the Boston Red Sox Monday at Safeco Field.
The Seattle Mariners are in Kansas City for a three-game set against the leaders in the American League schedule.
Kyle Seager had four hits and three RBIs for Seattle; Dustin Ackley and Brad Miller also drove in a run
Derek Jeter and Jacoby Ellsbury came through in the late innings to give the New York Yankees a 3-2 win.
Hisashi Iwakuma combined with two relievers on a six-hit shutout and the streaking Seattle Mariners beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday to complete a two-game sweep.
Despite dropping two consecutive series (Tampa Bay and Minnesota), the Mariners do have something going for them: the emergence of rookie outfielder James Jones.
David Price gave up just one run and he still walked off the field in the eighth inning in line for the loss