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vs. Det
W 5-4
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vs. Sea
L 3-9
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Sea 7 - 4 TB
Final
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vs. Sea
10:10 AM PT11:10 AM MT12:10 PM CT1:10 PM ET13:10 ET17:10 GMT1:10 10:10 AM MST12:10 PM EST12:40 PM VEN21:10 UAE12:10 PM CT
@ Bal
4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT

Murphy homers again in Mariners' 7-4 win over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Tom Murphy is on a power surge unprecedented for a Seattle catcher, and it is coming at a bad time for the Tampa Bay Rays.

Murphy hit a tiebreaking homer, his sixth in the last four games, in the sixth inning Tuesday night to lift the Mariners to a 7-4 win over the Rays.

Murphy's 16th homer of the season came off Jalen Beeks (5-3) after a walk to Kyle Seager. Murphy became the first Mariners catcher to homer in four straight games. He said it is a matter of "staying within the strike zone," like he did for two months in Triple-A back in 2016.

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Leaders
AVG: A. García.278
HR: A. Meadows21
RBI: A. Meadows60
SB: K. Kiermaier18
W: C. Morton13
ERA: C. Morton2.77
Saves: E. Pagán13
K: C. Morton194
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .252 (15)
Runs: 586 (19)
Hits: 1107 (11)
Home Runs: 167 (21)
Stolen Bases: 72 (8)
OBP: .325 (15)
SLG: .428 (20)
Total Bases: 1879 (17)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.50 (2)
Runs Allowed: 490 (2)
Saves: 34 (8)
Strikeouts: 1268 (2)
OpBA: .229 (3)
OBP: .292 (3)
SLG: .381 (1)
Run Support: 4.59 (22)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/20 H. Milner Purchased From Minors
8/19 B. McKay Sent to Minors
8/18 T. Richards Called Up from Minors
8/17 P. Fairbanks Sent to Minors
8/16 P. Fairbanks Called Up from Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/14 A. García Strained right oblique (on 10-day IL)
8/5 Y. Chirinos Right middle finger inflammation (on 10-day IL)
7/29 J. Wendle Right wrist discomfort (on 10-day IL)
7/28 T. Pham Sprained right hand (day-to-day)
7/27 A. García Illness (day-to-day)
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