Seattle, WA, United States (4E Sports) – Endy Chavez singled and scored in the first inning and homered in the seventh to lead the Seattle Mariners over the Cleveland Indians, 3-2 Friday at Safeco Field.
Kyle Seager’s single to center in the first plated Chavez for a 1-0 lead.
The Indians tied the game in the third after Michael Brantley’s bases-loaded sacrifice fly scored David Murphy.
In the fourth, Michael Saunders scored the Mariners’ second run in the fourth on an RBI single by Brad Miller for a 2-1 lead.
Chavez then homered in the seventh to put the Mariners up 3-1.
Nick Swisher singled and scored on Michael Bourn’s two-out single in the ninth to cut the Indians deficit to 3-2.
The Mariners’ right-hander Chris Young (7-4) gave up four hits and one run in five innings.
The Indians’ Trevor Bauer relinquished three runs on nine hits over 6 1/3 innings.