Ian Snell (right) waits to be relieved in the second inning. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
By Christian Caple / MLB.com
Ian Snell's home debut lasted a mere 1 1/3 innings with the Mariners trailing by three, but Franklin Gutierrez, who was a triple shy of the cycle, hit a two-run shot as Seattle tied things up in the second. The offense stumbled from there, however, while the Rays came alive.
BATTING 2B: Beltre, A (20, Shields), Gutierrez, F (14, Shields), Saunders, M (1, Shields). HR:
Gutierrez, F (13, 2nd inning off Shields, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Beltre, A 2; Gutierrez, F 7; Johnson, Ro; Saunders,
M 4. RBI: Gutierrez, F 2 (48), Saunders, M (3). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Branyan 3;
Suzuki, I. Team RISP: 2-for-7. Team LOB: 7.
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