Seattle starter Chris Young fared well in his first start for
Seattle, allowing four hits in six shutout innings. Young earned
a roster spot just prior to the season due to injuries to
starting pitchers Hisashi Iwakuma and Taijuan Walker.
Charlie Furbush (0-1) walked pinch hitter Jed Lowrie to start
the eighth and Cespedes followed by sending a 2-2 offering over
the left-field fence. Eleven of Cespedesí 51 major-league homers
have come against Seattle.
Donaldson added his homer in the top of the ninth to
right-center field off Lucas Luetge to make it a three-run
margin. Robinson Cano laced a two-out single to left in the
bottom of the inning for the Mariners before Doolittle struck
out Corey Hart for his fourth career save.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Lowrie didnít start for the first time this
season and SS Nick Punto went 1-for-3 in his place. Ö The
Mariners didnít score in the final 17 innings of the series. Ö
Donaldson was 1-for-5 and his ninth-inning homer extended his
hitting streak to seven games.
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