Edwin Encarnación did everything for the Mariners on Sunday. He fell a triple shy of the cycle, but his 3-run home run put Seattle out of reach in the 7th inning.
Encarnación flashed the leather a few times as well, including this ridiculous diving catch.
Broke: Cat-like agility.
Woke: Parrot-like agility. 🦜 pic.twitter.com/Ies5P9lOZ9
— Seattle Mariners (@Mariners) May 19, 2019
Mitch Haniger and Daniel Vogelbach hit back-to-back dingers to put the Mariners in front for good in the 5th inning.
Winning Pitcher, (3-1) Yusei Kikuchi: 6.0 IP, 3 R (1 ER), 6 K, 2 BB
Losing Pitcher, (4-2) Kyle Gibson: 6.0 IP, 4 ER, 6 K, 0 BB
The Mariners now head to Arlington to start their six-game road trip. Seattle starts its three-game series with the Texas Rangers on Monday with pregame coverage starts at 4 p.m. on Freedom 970.
Here are the highlights from the game:
Bottom 4th inning… Domingo Santana RBI Double, 1-0 Mariners
Top 5th inning… Jorge Polanco bunt single, Luis Arraez scores on Kikuchi error, 1-1 tie
Top 5th inning… Jonathan Schoop RBI Ground out, 2-1 Twins
Top 5th inning… Polanco scores on J.P. Crawford error, 3-1 Twins
Bottom 5th inning… Mitch Haniger 2-Run HR, 3-3
Bottom 5th inning… Daniel Vogelbach (back-to-back with Haniger) HR, 4-3 Mariners
Bottom 7th inning… Edwin Encarnación HR, 7-3 Mariners
Top 9th inning… Polanco RBI Single, 7-4 Mariners
Final Call… Mariners win 7-4