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.

    Ackley blasted the three-run home run for the Mariners [Getty Images]
    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)

    SOURCE: Reuters


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