The Mariners Pitched & Hit Their Way To Victory

A much-needed series win against a divisional rival and a team in front of us for the Wild Card, the Mariners beat the Angels on Sunday as they damn well should have.

James Paxton was a pitching god for a while there, before getting run out of the game in the seventh.  Steve Cishek picked him up and it was hang-on time from then on out.  Robbie Cano hit a 3-run homer to extend our lead, then Nick Vincent did everything he could to give the lead away.  Luckily, Scrabble and Diaz weren’t in a meltdown mood like Vincent, so we were able to preserve the 5-3 victory.

Again, the long weekend means I’m not really giving these games my full attention, so these recaps are getting short shrift.

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