Ichiro Suzuki celebrates his fifth-inning two-run homer after crossing the plate. (Chris O'Meara/AP)
By Zach Schonbrun / MLB.com
Ichiro Suzuki, not known for his power, built on his dramatic walk-off shot on Friday by giving the Mariners their first lead of the game with a two-run no-doubter in the fifth, but Seattle couldn't hold the lead. It was Jose Lopez's shot that untied the game and put the Mariners on top for good.
BATTING HR: Suzuki, I (11, 5th inning off Niemann, 1 on, 2 out), Lopez, Jo (25, 8th inning off Wheeler, D, 0 on, 1 out). TB: Beltre, A; Lopez, Jo 4; Suzuki, I 4; Gutierrez, F 2. RBI: Beltre, A (41), Suzuki, I 2 (45), Lopez, Jo (92). 2-out RBI: Beltre, A; Suzuki, I 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hall. GIDP: Lopez, Jo, Johjima, Beltre, A. Team RISP: 1-for-4. Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING SB: Gutierrez, F (15, 2nd base off Niemann/Navarro, D).
a-Popped out for Perez, F in the 6th. b-Struck out for Kapler in the 6th. c-Grounded out for Navarro, D in the 8th.
BATTING 2B: Aybar, W 2 (10, Rowland-Smith, Rowland-Smith). TB: Bartlett; Longoria; Upton, B 2; Aybar, W 4; Perez, F. RBI: Upton, B 2 (45), Bartlett (64). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Burrell; Longoria 2; Gross. SAC: Navarro, D. SF: Bartlett. Team RISP: 3-for-8. Team LOB: 9.
FIELDING DP: 3 (Longoria-Zobrist-Aybar, W 2, Zobrist-Aybar, W).