The Mariners rally AGAIN thanks to Kyle Seager

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - APRIL 07: Kyle Seager #15 of the Seattle Mariners. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - APRIL 07: Kyle Seager #15 of the Seattle Mariners. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images) /
Kyle Seager of the Mariners hugs Nelson Cruz.
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA – APRIL 08: Kyle Seager #15 of the Seattle Mariners and Nelson Cruz #23 of the Minnesota Twins hug. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) /

So, the Mariners made another HUGE comeback win. I don’t know about you, but I can’t stop laughing about how quickly the game can go into Seattle’s favor. First, we have a crazy Opening Day, a big sixth inning against the White Sox, and then today’s sixth inning and ninth inning to seal a series win over the Twins. The 8-6 win was led by the one and only Kyle Seager.

The rally hero award goes to Kyle Seager

The ninth inning was huge but the Seattle Mariners rally started in the sixth inning thanks to Kyle Seager. The M’s had a tough time getting to Matt Shoemaker but Kyle Seager changed that in the top of the sixth. He led off the inning with a deep home run that traveled 409 feet. If you want to know what a no-doubter looks like, Seager’s hit is your example. He hit the ball 104.0 mph and posted a 1.000 xBA.

After Seager’s homer, it started a nice rally which led to a few more Mariners runs and a deficit well within reach. Jose Marmolejos hit a long double (nearly a home run), Luis Torrens singled, and then Taylor Trammell hit the second home run of his young career. The game was now 4-6 in the Twins’ favor.

And then in the ninth inning, the Mariners train was moving at full speed. Mitch Haniger led off with a single to right, Ty France singled to left, and then Kyle Seager homered one more time. This time, Kyle hit it 105.4 mph and it went 383 feet. Kyle’s home run gave Seattle an 8-6 lead which was enough for Rafael Montero to close the game.

The Mariners would make a good Space Mountain based on all of the ups and downs we have seen thus far. Today’s game was a great example of how boring the Mariners can be, and how quickly things can change. It seemed like there was no chance to score a run against the Twins but it just took one run to get the rally train moving.

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