Mitch Haniger's game-tying home run in the eighth inning and Jean Segura's go-ahead two-run double in the ninth sparked the Mariners' offense and led them to a 6-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday to halt a three-game losing streak.
The Mariners are now carrying five outfielders with Ichiro Suzuki trying to find playing time between Ben Gamel and Guillermo Heredia. He's played a big role as a leader in the clubhouse but the 44-year-old's time in Seattle could be coming to an end, again.
The Mariners scored five runs in the seventh inning behind Jean Segura's game-tying double, Robinson Cano's two-run homer and Mitch Haniger's solo shot before Edwin Diaz closed a shaky ninth inning for his eighth save. All that led to a 9-7 win over the Rangers.
Vancouver right winger Brock Boeser, New York Islanders center Mathew Barzal and Arizona Coyotes center Clayton Keller are the finalists for the Calder Memorial Trophy for the NHL's rookie of the year.
Slumping Carlos Gomez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a three-game sweep by beating the Minnesota Twins 8-6. C.J. Cron opened the ninth with a single off Addison Reed.
Major League Baseball had its 26th postponement of the season when the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves were washed out, the most related to weather through April since the commissioner's officer started keeping records in 1986.
Mariners left-hander Marco Gonzales, a Gonzaga University graduate, allowed no earned runs in 4 2/3 innings with a season-high eight strikeouts in his first career start against the Houston Astros on Thursday at Safeco Field.