Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the eighth inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 7-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday to pull closer in the AL West race. Highlights courtesy of Root Sports.
Robinson Cano’s go-ahead three-run home run and Felix Hernandez’s much-needed six innings powered the Mariners to a 7-4 victory over the Astros to pull closer to the Astros and A’s in the American League West.
As far back as spring training, the Cardinals front office acknowledged how right-leaning and right-heavy the team's outfield and bench was for the coming season. The officials would openly muse about wanting the kind of left-handed bat for the bench that they once had.
Much has been made about Ramon Laureano's defense over his first two weeks in the big leagues, and rightfully so after some insane plays in center field for the Oakland Athletics. But the kid showed he's also got some pop.
Kenley Jansen had waited 11 days for this moment, slogging through an excruciating stint on the disabled list because of a heart issue while his fellow relievers stumbled without him. His much-heralded return on Monday night was not what he nor the Los Angeles Dodgers envisioned.
Robinson Cano hit his first home run since returning from an 80-game suspension, a three-run shot in the bottom of the eighth inning and lifted the Seattle Mariners to a key 7-4 win over the Houston Astros.
Khris Davis hit a long home run after letting a young fan from the Make-A-Wish Foundation sign his jersey, Ramon Laureano hit the first two homers of his career, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-0.