With two starters scratched from the lineup just before the game, an early three-run deficit proved insurmountable for a Mariners team that has been struggling offensively.
Kyle Seager hit his 11th home run with a solo shot in the eighth, Taijuan Walker struck out six in seven innings and the Mariners beat the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Monday night.
Seattle starter Roenis Elias struggled and Seattle’s hitters didn’t fare any better to send the Mariners to their most lopsided loss of the season
Kyle Seager, batting fourth in place of ailing Nelson Cruz, hit a grand slam and drove in five runs to lead the Seattle Mariners past the Cleveland Indians 9-3 Wednesday night.
Chris Archer made his share of history on Sunday, becoming the first pitcher in more than 100 years to reach double-digits in strikeouts without a walk in three straight starts, leading the Rays over the Mariners 3-1 Sunday.
Kyle Seager’s grand slam put the Seattle Mariners up by three runs in the eighth inning Tuesday night. It turned out it wasn’t quite enough. So Seager hit another home run in the 10th to lift the Mariners to a 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
The Seattle Mariners finished the series 1-2
James Paxton (2-2) allowed five hits in eight innings, struck out two and walked two, and Carson Smith pitched a perfect ninth.
Nelson Cruz hit his major league-leading 15th home run, Mike Zunino connected twice, and the Mariners hit a season-high six long balls in an 11-4 rout of the Padres.
Carson Smith gave up a game-winning double to Johnny Giavotella in a 4-3 loss Wednesday, after the Mariners scratched across a run in the top half with pinch-hitter Dustin Ackley’s sacrifice fly against Angels closer Huston Street.