Kyle Lewis has made quite an impression in his first two career games.
A night after homering for his first major-league hit, Lewis hit a three-run homer as Seattle beat Cincinnati 5-3 Wednesday at T-Mobile Park, as Marco Gonzales earned his 15th win.
The Reds led 2-0 with Sonny Gray throwing a no-hitter through six innings.
Austin Nola was hit by a pitch and Kyle Seager walked to start the seventh inning. With one out, Lewis broke up the no-hit attempt and gave the Mariners a 3-2 lead with the big homer.
The Mariners (60-86) added two runs on an RBI single by Nola and RBI double by Seager in the eighth inning.
The Reds (67-69) scored a run in the ninth inning, but reliever Anthony Bass forced Joey Votto to ground out to first base with the bases loaded to end the game.
Phillip Ervin homered for Cincinnati.
Gonzales (15-11) gave up five hits and two runs while striking out seven and walking two in seven innings. Gray gave up two hits and three runs while striking out nine and walking three in 6 1/3 innings.
The Mariners go for the sweep at 7 p.m. Thursday. Justin Dunn is scheduled to pitch for Seattle, making his major-league debut, opposite Tyler Mahle (2-11, 4.94).
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