Catcher Torrens gets win, Mariners top Tigers in 10 innings
Victor Reyes opened the 10th as Detroit's automatic runner on second and Torrens allowed two deep flyouts, with the second by Riley Greene scoring Reyes with the go-ahead run. Jarred Kelenic followed with a base hit to advance Santana to third and Toro hit a fly ball that was deep enough for Santana to score from third base. The win put Seattle on the cusp of locking up the No. UP NEXTTigers: RHP Will Vest is expected to start the second game as a bullpen day for the Tigers. Mariners: LHP Justus Sheffield will start the second game after being added as one of the extra players for the doubleheader.wftv.com
Lucky 13: Mariners top Yankees in extras for tense 1-0 win
APTOPIX Yankees Mariners Baseball Seattle Mariners' Luis Torrens, center, is greeted by teammates Mitch Haniger, left, and J.P. Crawford, right, after Torrens hit a walk-off RBI single to give the Mariners a 1-0 win over the New York Yankees in a 13-inning baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in Seattle. Cal Raleigh singled off Jonathan Loáisiga (1-3) and advanced Suárez from second to third. The lack of runs left Castillo and Cole out of the decision on a night when both deserved a victory. Mariners: LHP Robbie Ray (8-8, 3.96) faces the Yankees for the first time since leaving the AL East. He allowed one run over seven innings in his last outing.wftv.com
Angels deliver blow to Mariners' playoff hopes with 2-1 win
Angels Mariners Baseball Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jose Suarez throws against the Seattle Mariners during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, in Seattle. Suarez (8-8) was terrific for five innings, the only damage coming on a single by Toro and RBI double from Kelenic. Seattle knew shortly after first pitch that it needed a win to keep pace with Boston and stay ahead of Toronto. The Angels previously announced Shohei Ohtani would not start on Sunday and skip his final turn in the rotation. UP NEXTAngels: LHP Jhonathan Diaz (1-0, 3.12) will make his third major league appearance and second start.wftv.com
Torrens' 2-run single helps Seattle sweep stumbling A's
Mariners Athletics Baseball Seattle Mariners' Abraham Toro, left, celebrates with Kyle Seager after both scored on a two-run single by Luis Torrens during the third inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. Luis Torrens hit a tiebreaking two-run single, Chris Flexen stayed solid into the seventh inning and Seattle swept a two-game series against the Oakland Athletics with a 5-1 win Tuesday. “Somebody just told me our run differential was minus-nine on this trip but our fun differential was about plus-90,” Servais said, smiling. Mitch Moreland hit an RBI single for Oakland in the first before Jarred Kelenic tied it at 1 with a single of his own in the second. Elvis Andrus hit a two-out double in the seventh and Mark Canha walked to chase Flexen, but Oakland came up empty.wftv.com
Mariners rally to topple Athletics 6-5 in DH opener
(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)SEATTLE – Kyle Lewis sparked Seattle’s rally with a two-run homer and walked with the bases loaded in the sixth inning, helping the Mariners top the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Monday in the opener of a doubleheader. But Seattle chipped away and scored twice in the sixth inning against Oakland’s bullpen to move in front for good. The win pulled Seattle within one game of idle Houston for second place in the AL West. Lewis hit his 10th homer in the fifth inning to pull Seattle within 5-4 and end Luzardo’s day. A’s manager Bob Melvin planned to play Lamb in the second game of the doubleheader.
Tatis connects twice for HR lead, Padres rout Rangers 14-4
Texas Rangers catcher Jose Trevino and San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. watch the flight of Tatis's grand slam ball that came off a pitch from Rangers relief pitcher Juan Nicasio in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Monday Aug. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)ARLINGTON, Texas Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice, including a grand slam for his major league-leading 11th of the season, and the San Diego Padres routed the Texas Rangers 14-4 on Monday night to stop a five-game losing streak. Austin Hedges connected on his second homer, a solo shot in the fourth, as the Padres set their season high for runs. TINGLER'S HOMECOMINGFirst-year San Diego manager Jayce Tingler capped 13 seasons in the Texas organization with a return to the big league staff when Chris Woodward was hired for the 2019 season. San Diego hadn't announced a starter.