Narvaez walk-off homer lifts Mariners
It was an unconventional homer, but the Seattle Mariners will take it.
Omar Narvaez homered in the bottom of the 10th inning as Seattle beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 Saturday at T-Mobile Park. The home run ball bounced off the top of the wall and back into play, but umpires ruled it a homer.
The homer came off former Mariners reliever Alex Colome. Narvaez formerly played for the White Sox.
The Mariners (61-88) and White Sox (65-83) finish the three-game series at 1 p.m. Sunday. Justus Sheffield (0-1, 4.43) pitches for Seattle opposite Ivan Nova (10-12, 4.69).
Shed Long's solo homer gave Seattle a 1-0 lead in a game in which starting pitcher Felix Hernadez had his best outing in recent memory.
Hernadez gave up seven hits and one run — on a fielder's choice grounder — while striking out four and walking one in seven innings.
Chicago starter Dylan Cease was also solid, going five innings and giving up three hits and one run while striking out five and walking three.
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