Travis Shaw hit two home runs to carry Boston to a 15-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.
The Boston Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners Saturday night.
Seattle’s Nelson Cruz hit the game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning.
Shane Victorino’s two huge plays let the Red Sox hang around long enough to piece together an unusual ninth-inning rally.
A look at the pitching matchups in Boston’s four-game series in Seattle.
Mike Zunino’s first full season with the Mariners was an intriguing one, as the young catcher showed off some of the skills that prompted Seattle to take him third overall in the 2012 draft. But he also showed a lot of his inexperience and a continued lack of plate discipline over the course of 131 games.
Dustin Ackley had three hits and scored three runs.
The Seattle Mariners have scored in only two innings the past two days, and that’s still been enough to beat slumping Boston.
Austin Jackson’s bases-loaded double with two outs in the ninth inning keyed a five-run rally, and the Seattle Mariners sent the Boston Red Sox to their sixth straight loss, 5-3 on Friday night.
After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.