Seattle Mariners 7, Toronto Blue Jays 4
J.P Crawford and Omar Narváez homered as the Seattle Mariners overcame the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 on Friday evening for their fifth win in the past six games.
Narváez led off the second innings with his 18th homer of the season. Before, Crawford did the same leading out of the fifth. This was his sixth of the year.
Meanwhile, the Mariners took the lead for good during the sixth. They scored three times with just one hit. The Blue Jays bullpen struggled to throw strikes throughout the evening. The Jays used five relievers and issued seven walks over four innings of relief.
However, Seattle’s third baseman Kyle Seager continued his hot August form at the plate with doubles in consecutive at-bats along with a pair of walks. Seager had started the game hitting .323. This included eight homers and 18 RBIs this month.
Meanwhile, Teoscar Hernandez had two hits, and two RBIs. Also, Bo Bichette collected three hits. However, Toronto were stifled by Seattle’s bullpen.
Five Seattle relievers combined to allow just four hits and an unearned run. Matt Wisler got the victory for the Mariners, while Matt Magill worked during ninth for his third save.
The sixth took just 30 minutes. And, it featured three runs, three Toronto pitchers, two run-scoring wild pitches and just the single hit. Nine batters came to the plate, and only a sliding catch by Hernandez in center field kept the damage from being any worse than it was for the Blue Jays.