Walk-off walk finishes big rally as Seattle wins 11-10
The Seattle Mariners refused to quit Sunday at T-Mobile Park.
Seattle won a slugfest against the Chicago White Sox, 11-10, as Tom Murphy walked with the bases loaded to force in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning.
The Mariners scored five runs in the eighth inning to tie it, highlighted by Kyle Lewis' fourth homer in six career games, a three-run shot.
Austin Nola, who had four hits, singled to start the ninth inning off reliever Jose Ruiz. Lewis, who had three hits, singled and Nola went to third on an error. After an intentional walk, Ruiz walked Murphy to plate pinch-runner Braden Bishop.
An eight-run fifth inning, starting against Justus Sheffield, who had been good in the first four innings (with eight strikeouts), helped the White Sox (65-84) lead 10-5. Wellington Castillo hit a grand slam and Adam Engel a three-run homer.
But Lewis homered in the eighth, followed by Mallex Smith's game-tying single.
The Mariners had 17 hits. The White Sox had 11, including three each by Yoan Moncada and Eloy Jimenez.
The Mariners (62-88) went 4-2 on the homestand, which included a walk-off homer by Omar Narvaez and win on Saturday.
Seattle plays road series at Pittsburgh and Baltimore next.
After an off day Monday, the Pittsburgh series starts at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Marco Gonzales (15-11, 4.30) pitches for Seattle opposite Mitch Keller (1-4, 8.29).
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