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Rays beat Mariners 4-3 to avoid season series sweep

Aug. 04, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Randy Arozarena had a two-run triple during a three-run third and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Wednesday to avoid a season series sweep. The Rays went 1-6 overall against Seattle, including losing the...

Heim hits walk-off HR again, Rangers rally past Mariners 4-3

Aug. 01, 2021 19:06 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — With thunder echoing under the retractable roof in the year-old home of the Texas Rangers, Jonah Heim made a pretty good case for lightning striking twice. The Texas rookie hit his second walk-off homer in as many games right after a tying,...

Heim's second 2-run HR in 10th lifts Rangers over Mariners

Jul. 31, 2021 23:14 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Switch-hitting Jonah Heim hit his second two-run homer of the game in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Texas Rangers a 5-4 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Heim, who homered from both sides of the plate, launched his...

Altuve hits grand slam on 2-homer night, Astros beat Giants

Jul. 31, 2021 02:30 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Houston Astros and San Francisco Giants both have 64 wins, tied for most in the majors. For two teams planning to play deep into October, their series opener Friday night provided a summer measuring stick. José Altuve hit...

Astros lefty Raley suspended three games, manager Baker one

Jul. 30, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Astros left-handed reliever Brooks Raley was suspended for three games and fined Friday by Major League Baseball for intentionally throwing at and hitting Seattle's J.P. Crawford on Monday night. Raley appealed the penalty announced by MLB on...

Moore slam completes 7-run comeback as Mariners stun Astros

Jul. 27, 2021 03:19 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Dylan Moore hit a grand slam in the eighth inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to an 11-8 comeback win against the Houston Astros on Monday night. Houston scored six runs in the first and led 7-0 in the fourth before Seattle started to rally. The...

Mariners pull closer in wild card race, hold off A's 4-3

Jul. 25, 2021 20:15 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Catcher Tom Murphy turned toward the stands behind home plate, pumped his fist and seemed to try to scream in celebration above the din of noise emanating from the cheers of the home crowd. The Seattle Mariners made it clear this weekend that for now...

Raleigh, Torrens hit back-to-back HRs, Mariners top A's 4-3

Jul. 24, 2021 02:23 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Cal Raleigh and Luis Torrens hit back-to-back homers, Dylan Moore scored the go-ahead run on consecutive wild pitches and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Friday night. Seattle’s Yusei Kikuchi struck out a career-high 12 and...

Haniger has 3 hits, Mariners hold off Angels 6-5

Jul. 17, 2021 02:30 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mitch Haniger didn't take much time off during the All-Star break. Instead of resting to prepare for the second half of the season, the Seattle outfielder worked on his swing. After one game it appears the adjustments are working. ...

Ohtani hits 33rd, but Haniger's slam lifts M's past Angels

Jul. 10, 2021 02:37 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Shohei Ohtani left jaws agape, teammates stunned and fans nearly 500 feet away from home plate ducking for cover. Ohtani had the most memorable shot of the night, no doubt. Mitch Haniger hit the most important. ...