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Fourth-innings feast takes Mariners home

Seattle score seven runs in the fourth innings against the Red Sox while Pedro Alvarez belts two home runs in the MLB.

Last updated: 24 Aug 2014 09:24
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Ackley blasted the three-run home run for the Mariners [Getty Images]

Dustin Ackley blasted a three-run home run as the Seattle Mariners scored seven runs in the fourth innings to beat Boston Red Sox 7-3.

Seattle (70-58) starter Chris Young only lasted 3 2/3 innings but Tom Wilhelmsen came on and was credited with the win.

Elsewhere, Pitcher Jordan Zimmermann trailed 2-0 after the first two batters, he did not allow a run the rest of the way as team mate Jayson Werth had two hits and two RBIs and Denard Span added two hits, two runs and an RBI in a 6-2 win over the Giants.

Pedro Alvarez belted two home runs, Russell Martin and Neil Walker added three RBIs and Pittsburgh blasted first-place Milwaukee 10-2.

Other results:

Yankees 5, White Sox 3

Cubs 7, Orioles 2

Twins 12, Tigers 4 (Game One)

Tigers 8, Twins 6 (Game Two)

Indians 3, Astros 2

Blue Jays 5, Rays 4 (10 innings)

Diamondbacks 5, Padres 2

Athletics 2, Angels 1

Dodgers 7, Mets 4

Royals 6, Rangers 3

Cardinals 6, Phillies 5 (12 innings)

Cincinnati 1, Braves 0

Rockies 5, Marlins 4 (13 innings)

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