Ninth-inning homers lift Mariners
The Seattle Mariners seem to really enjoy playing road games and against the Los Angeles Angels.
Tim Beckham and Omar Narvaez hit back-to-back ninth-inning homers off Cody Allen to lift the Mariners to a 5-3 win Friday over the Angels at Angel Stadium of Anaheim.
Mike Trout had tied the game for the Angels with a two-run homer in the eighth inning off Marco Gonzales.
The Mariners (15-8), who recently lost all six games on a homestand, moved to 10-1 in road games and 4-0 against the Angels (8-12).
Seattle scored all their runs on homers. Early in the game, Jay Bruce hit a solo homer, his ninth, and Daniel Vogelbach hit a two-run shot, both off L.A. starter Felix Pena.
Gonzales gave up eight hits and three runs while striking out six and walking two in seven innings. Roenis Elias allowed a hit, but got the final three outs in the ninth inning.
The teams play at 6 p.m. Saturday. Yusei Kikuchi (0-1, 4.23) pitches for Seattle opposite Trevor Cahill (1-1, 4.50).