Seattle-Mitch Honicker drove for five and led the Mariners with a two-run single with two outs in eighth, and Seattle carried its post-season hopes with 6 wins until the final day of the regular season. Los Angeles Angels.
Played his season in Seattle, and Honeygar hit an RBI single in the third, hitting his 39th homer in fifth and advancing on loaded platforms in eighth after the hosts took a 3-1 lead.
Seattle could not claim one of the two AL Wildcards on the final day of the regular season, but it created Game 162, which was unusual in Seattle’s 20 years.
The Mariners and Toronto final day ended 90-71, a game behind Boston and the New York Yankees in a match for two wild cards. Seattle could be seen in one of the possible playoff games on Monday if they beat Angels on Sunday and lose to Boston or New York.
Steve Shishek (0-2) could not find the plate in the eighth. Right-hander Jared Kellenick struck out and walked with Jake Pearce to start the inning. Jack Frawley’s sacrifice sent the Punt runners forward, and JP Crawford deliberately walked away.
The victory went to Paul Sevalt (10-3), while Drew Steckenrider finished ninth for his 14th save.
For the Angels, Juan Lacaris 1-0. Venezuela Luis Rengifo 4-1.
For the Mariners, Venezuela’s Luis Torrens 5-0.
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