Mariners series opener: Best hitter, pitcher, and moment of the Red Sox series

The Mariners split a four-game series against the Boston Red Sox but a few names managed to stand out.
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Best Moment - Julio Rodriguez walks it off for the first time in his career

In the third game of the series, Seattle found themselves in the bottom of the tenth inning down by two runs. After a Luke Raley single scored the automatic runner, a subsequent single by Josh Rojas and error by Wilyer Abreu put two Mariners in scoring position. J.P. Crawford reached on a fielder's choice and Raley narrowly avoided a tag at the plate, scoring the tying run. In stepped Julio Rodriguez to seal the deal.

It was surprisingly the first walk-off of his already impressive career and will likely be the first of many for such an incredible baseball talent. At just 23 years old, you would have to think that the numbers is going to get to double-digits at some point.

The Mariners got out of the opening series with a split, even though the anemic offense easily could've led to a much worse outcome. A 2-2 record after that showing isn't the worse place to be, and now the Mariners are set to start a series with the 3-1 Guardians in Seattle.