Hitter Justin Upton reached out to equalize the game in the eighth inning and Abraham Toro led into the winning streak with a single in the ninth as the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Saturday.
The Martiners loaded up in ninth place when Lou Trivino (1-6) walked over Eugenio Suarez, Carlos Santana scored and Cal Raleigh hit the trails for a Nick Allen mistake.
Toro then pushed pinching runner Marcus Wilson home for the win.
Diego Castillo (6-1) inherited the victory.
Upton slammed the first shot he faced from rescuer AJ Puk deep into the left field to equalize the match at 1-1. It is his first home run of the season, the 325th of his career.
As opened the scoring first at George Kirby’s expense. Tony Kemp started the game with a walk, Ramon Laureano followed with a single, and Sean Murphy made a sacrifice fly.
Kirby and A Paul Blackburn’s appetizer both excelled.
Kirby, who conceded the Baltimore Orioles four homers in a tough outing on Monday, rebounded by eliminating 13 in a row from the second through sixth inning.
Blackburn responded by eliminating 14 in a row. He ruled out the Mariners with four hits in six innings and a third with five strikeouts.
Yankees abuse Guardian throwers
The New York Yankees were ruthless in front of the Cleveland Guardians pitchers to secure a 13-4 win in Game 1 by a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon.
After suffering home runs to Josh Naylor and Franmil Reyes in 2And innings, the Yankees let their sticks do the talking by scoring four out of 3 runsAnd sleeve, then four more in 6And sleeve.
Giancarlo Stanton is the only hitter in the Yankees rotation not to hit a shot in the game.
Matt Carpenter was the candle in the New York field with three hits and four RBI. He has hit two long balls to bring his total to eight this season.
Gleyber Torres also did well in attack with three shots and three RBI.
On the mound, Gerrit Cole was intractable, as he held Guardians hitters at three shots and two RBI in six innings of work. This benefit allows him to sign his 7And win of the season.
The game was more difficult for the Guardians’ gunners, who allowed a total of 14 hits. Starter Kirk McCarty was withdrawn from the game after giving up six strokes and four points earned in five innings of work.
The Yankees have won five of their last six games. In the evening they will face the Guardians again.
In Game 2, Rizzo and Stanton hit the long in the fourth inning, leading the Yankees to a 6-1 win over the Guardians.
Starter Nestor Cortes recorded his seventh win of the campaign, having worked six innings, allowing only one run and totaling six strikeouts.
His vis-à-vis Aaron Civale (2-5) conceded four points to New Yorkers in four sets on the mountain.
Amed Rosario led the Guardians’ solitary run by reaching out against Cortes in the first inning.
Five Astros home runs
Martin Maldonado scored two of the Astros’ five homers and Houston scored his fifth straight win on Saturday, beating the Los Angeles Angels 9-1.
Maldonado has only had one success in his previous four games.
Jose Altuve, Kyle Tucker and Chas McCormick also hit the long ball for the Astros, who led 5-0 after two innings.
Altuve had three hits and stole a sixth base this season.
Jose Urquidy (7-3) conceded one point and two hits in six innings, knocking out eight batters.
The starting pitchers of the Astros are 7-0 in the last nine games.
It was the fifth consecutive game in which the Astros have conceded the most points.
During the winning streak, Houston beat opponents 30-4.
The top 10,000 supporters (out of 35,332) received a bobblehead from Lance McCullers, who won 13 games last year. He signed no less than 1500 boxes.
On Sunday, Framber Valdez will seek his third win in four outings.
Patrick Sandoval (3-3) has given up five points and eight wins in five innings.
Taylor Ward made her home for the Angels.
Mike Trout was 0 for 4, eliminated four times. Beats .105 in five games.
Elsewhere in America
Orioles 3 – Gemini 4
BALL : Anthony Santander scored his 15th home run, but the Orioles lost their 4th straight game.
MIN : Nick Gordon and Jorge Polanco have hit the long ball.
Royals 3 – Tigers 4
KC : Hunter Dozier drove in two heats with a double in 1st.
TED : Victor Reyes and Riley Greene (1st of his career) toppled the Royals with consecutive homers in 9th place.