The Seattle Mariners won their fifth game in five days against the Cleveland Indians, beating them 5-1. They kept the Indians from getting on the board until the bottom of the eighth inning. Prior to today’s game, the Indians won five games and then lost one, yesterday, against the Kansas City Royals 4-1. The rest of the Indians record during Spring Training is:
- Friday vs. Cincinnati Reds 11-10
- Saturday vs. Reds 13-10
- Sunday vs. Reds 3-0
- Sunday vs. Milwaukee Brewers 7-4
- Monday vs. Oakland Athletics 14-10
Neither team scored until the top of the third when Carlos Peguero scored on a home run hit out to left field. At the top of the fourth, Michael Saunders hit a single to right field, bringing Kendrys Morales home and sending Raul Ibanez to third base. Ronny Paulino comes up to bat, and he hits a double bringing Ibanez in. Peguero comes up to bat again, and scores his second home run. The Mariners lead 4-0.
The Seattle team scored their last run in the top of the sixth when Brad Miller hit a ground ball for a force out. Ibanez was able to make it home during this play, bringing the M’s up to a 5-0 lead.
In the eighth inning, the Indians got on the board for the first time with their only run of the game. Giovanny Urshela scored after Jesus Aguilar hit a pop fly ball to Mariners’ center fielder Julio Morban.
Tomorrow, the Mariners will go up against World Series Champs, the San Francisco Giants. Do you think they will be able to hold onto their winning streak or will the Giants beat the Seattle team?