LINESCORE 1 2 3   4 5 6   7 8 9 R H E LOB
Tampa Bay Rays 1 0 0   0 0 0   0 0 1 2 6 0 4
Seattle Mariners 0 3 0   1 5 0   0 0 0 9 16 0 5
First Pitch: 7:11   Time of Game: 2:59 Temp: 64 F, W @ 1 MPH Attendance: 26,995

 

WP: Sam Gaviglio (2-1, 3.13) LP: Alex Cobb (4-5, 4.52) Save: None

 

HOME RUNS: NO. PITCHER INN. MOB OUT COUNT DISTANCE
Corey Dickerson 13 Sam Gaviglio 1 0 0 1-1 355 ft, RF
Nelson Cruz 13 Alex Cobb 5 0 0 1-0 392 ft, LF
Mike Zunino 2 Alex Cobb 5 3 2 1-2 441 ft, LF
Logan Morrison 16 Edwin Diaz 9 0 1 3-2 407 ft, CF

 

SEATTLE MARINERS:

  • Seattle starters are 6-1 in last 7 games, posting a 3.72 ERA (15 ER, 36.1 IP) with 24 strikeouts.

o    In that stretch have allowed 2 earned runs or less in 5 of the 7 starts.

  • Mike Zunino collected 7 RBI including a 5th-inning grand slam, the first of his career.

o    14th time in Mariners history that a player had 7+ RBI in a single game.

  • Last: Nelson Cruz, 7 on July 23, 2016 at Toronto.
  • Club record is 8, held by Mike Cameron (Aug. 19, 2001 vs. NYY), Alvin Davis (May 9, 1986) and Mike Blowers (May 24, 1995 vs. BOS).
  • Nelson Cruz hit his 13th home run of the season in the 5th inning.

o    It was the 100th of his career with the Mariners and the 297th of his career.

o    With Seattle, hit 44 in 2015, 43 in 2016 and has 13 this year.

o    He reached 100 home runs with Seattle in 362 games, the fastest by any player in club history ahead of Richie Sexson (463 games) and Alex Rodriguez (470 games).

  • Danny Valencia recorded his 2nd straight 3+ hit game, and his 5th of the season.

o    Starting yesterday (3×3) and his first 4 at-bats of today (4×4), he recorded a hit in 7 consecutive at-bats.

  • Danny Valencia is hitting .339 (37×109) with 16 runs, 5 doubles, 1 triple, 4 home runs and 21 RBI in his last 28 games (since May 2).

o    Began the season hitting .181 (13×72) in his first 22 games (April 3-30).

  • Ben Gamel extended his hitting streak to 7 games (since May 28).

o    During the streak, he’s hitting .481 (13×27) with 6 runs, 1 double, 1 triple and 2 RBI.

  • Ben Gamel is hitting .377 (20×53) with 7 runs, 1 double, 2 triples & 3 RBI in his last 15 games.

 

TAMPA BAY RAYS:

  • Corey Dickerson hit his 13th home run of the season with a leadoff home run in the first inning…it was his 6th leadoff home run this season (last: 5/22 vs. LAA).

o    Dickerson extended his hitting streak to 9 games, T2nd-longest in his career (also: 9, 9/6-15/16)…trails only his career-high 12-game hitting streak, Aug. 6-17, 2014…during his current 9-game hit streak (5/24-current), he is batting .364 (16×44) with 11 runs scored, 5 doubles, 1 home run, 3 RBI and 1 HBP.

  • Evan Longoria recorded his 15th multi-hit game of the season (last: 5/31 at TEX)…also marked the 4th time this season to record at least 3 hits in a game (last: 4 H, 5/19 vs. NYY).
  • Logan Morrison hit his 16th home run this season and 100th of his career with a solo blast with 1 out in the top of the 9th inning…his 16 home run this season are already 3rd-most in his career in a single season, trailing only a career-high 23 home runs in 2011 with Florida and 17 home runs in 2015 with Seattle.
  • Alex Cobb surrendered a career-high 9 ER (previous: 8, done 3x, last: 9/27/16 vs CHW)… also allowed a career-high 14 hits (previous: 13 on 6/25/12 vs KCR).