Cal Raleigh homered in the seventh inning, an RBI double in the ninth and scored the game-winning run on Carlos Santana ‘s sacrifice fly , and the Seattle Mariners rallied from behind to beat the Rangers 5-4 on Tuesday . from Texas.
JP Crawford led off the final inning with a single off reliever Brett Martin and scored from first on Raleigh’s double that hit the wall in right-center field. Raleigh got to third on intentional walks by Martin (0-6), who took the loss, Julio Rodriguez and Ty France who loaded the bases. Santana then hit a fly ball to center field that was enough for Raleigh to score the winning run.
The victory went to Erik Swanson (1-0) despite giving up two hits and a run in the ninth.
For the Rangers, Cuban Adolis García 4-2, with one run scored and two produced. Dominicans Leody Taveras 3-2 with a run scored; Ezequiel Duran 2-1, with an RBI. Colombian Meibrys Viloria 4-0.
For the Mariners, the Dominicans Julio Rodríguez 4-1, with a run scored and an RBI; Carlos Santana 4-1, with an RBI. The Venezuelan Eugenio Suárez 3-1, with a run scored.
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