The Seattle Mariners are winning games so fast they’re in danger of turning a lost season into, well, something better than a lost season.
Two home runs by Michael Saunders, another by Eric Thames and the Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians, 5-3, tonight – their sixth consecutive victory.
That moved their record at Safeco Field to 31-30, their overall record to 59-64. The last time they were within five games of .500 was May 26, at 21-26.
“We’re not satisfied to have a nice run, get near or to .500,” Saunders said. “We want to be a winning team.”
It wasn’t …