Mariners rally, beat Angels 6-5
In a game that featured six home runs, Seattle rallied to beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-5 Saturday at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
The Angels led 4-0 early, but Robinson Cano stroked a three-run, go-ahead double in the eighth inning that put Seattle ahead 6-4. Justin Upton hit his second homer of the game in the ninth inning off Seattle closer Edwin Diaz, but Diaz got the final two outs for his 55th save.
The Mariners (82-66) go for the four-game road sweep of the Angels (73-76) at 1 p.m. Sunday. Marco Gonzales (12-9, 4.24) pitches opposite Jaime Barria (10-9, 3.53).
Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani hit back-to-back homers in the first inning — Trout 2-run homer, Ohtani solo shot — as L.A. led 3-0.
Upton's first homer made it 4-0 in the fourth inning.
Third baseman Kristopher Negron, acquired by Seattle recently, had two big hits. He and Mitch Haniger hit fifth-inning homers, making it 4-2. Then, Negron had an RBI single in the sixth inning. He went 3 for 4 with two runs and two RBIs.
Then, Cano's three-run double gave Seattle the lead.