CLEVELAND — Can you remember the last time the Mariners won a game, as they did Thursday night, when both teams scored at least five runs?
It’s been nearly six weeks.
So, yes, this was a rarity when Mike Zunino and Dustin Ackley each hit two-run homers in helping the Mariners close out July with a 6-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.
“Luckily, we’re a team that plays a lot of close ballgames,” Zunino said. “So even when the score is up, which isn’t often, when it’s close, I have a lot of confidence in our bullpen.