Teoscar Hernandez hit a three-run homer because the Seattle Mariners rallied for a 5-4 victory in opposition to the visiting Oakland Athletics on Wednesday afternoon to retain at the least a share of first place within the American League West.
It was the Mariners‘ twenty first victory in August, a franchise file for wins in a month.
Lawrence Butler went deep for the cellar-dwelling A’s, who’ve misplaced 4 of their previous 5 video games.
Mariners reliever Justin Topa (4-4) earned the victory, with Andres Munoz pitching the ninth for his eleventh save of the season.
Trailing 4-3, Seattle took the lead within the backside of the seventh. Dominic Canzone led off with a double to proper off reliever Kirby Snead (1-2). Mike Ford lined a single to middle and Dylan Moore walked to load the bases. With one out, J.P. Crawford looped a single to left, scoring Canzone and pinch runner Jose Caballero to offer the Mariners their first lead of the sport.
Jordan Diaz grounded a single to proper and, an out later, Butler homered to right-center area. With two outs, Esteury Ruiz singled to proper, stole second and superior to 3rd on a throwing error by catcher Cal Raleigh. Ruiz scored on Ryan Noda’s double to middle.
The Mariners tied it within the third as Eugenio Suarez drew a two-out stroll and Raleigh doubled to proper. Hernandez adopted with a homer to left.
The A’s regained the lead within the seventh off Topa as Aledmys Diaz and Ruiz hit back-to-back doubles with one out. However the Mariners rallied within the backside of the inning to drag forward.
Miller put collectively a top quality begin, permitting three runs on seven hits over six innings. The correct-hander did not stroll a batter and struck out 5.
A’s right-hander Zach Neal, making simply his second begin since 2016, went 5 innings and gave up three runs on three hits with two walks and 6 strikeouts.
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