Seattle Hits Five HRs, Beats Boston 12-4
Seattle hammered the defending world series champions in their home opener, beating the Red Sox 12-4. The Mariners bats lifted them to victory, combing for 12 hits including 5 home runs. Seattle is now 3-0 on the season, and they play Boston again tomorrow night at 7 o clock.
Boston got on the board early with an RBI single from J.D Martinez in the top half of the 1st inning.
The Red Sox added to that lead in top of the 2nd with an RBI sacrifice fly from Andrew Benintendi.
In the bottom half of the 2nd, Seattle responded with a solo HR from Tim Beckham, his 2nd HR of the year.
Later in the inning, Domingo Santana doubled down the right field line, scoring two more runs to take a 3-2 lead.
Edwin Encarnacion got in the action with a solo HR in the bottom half of the 3rd inning to give the Mariners a 4-2 lead.
Tim Beckham hit his 2nd HR of the day, with a 2-run shot to deep center field. Mariners led 6-2 at that point.
In the bottom of the 5th inning, Ryan Healy blasted a solo shot to give the Mariners their 4th home run of the day and a 8-2 lead.
After a couple runs by both teams in the 5th and 6th innings, Domingo Santana hit the Mariners 5th home run of the day, a 2-run shot to give Seattle a 12-4 lead in the bottom of the 7th.
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