facebook
twitter
search
search

MLB: Seattle 8, Chi. White Sox 7 (10 inn.)

April 6, 2013 at 12:42 AM

CHICAGO, April 6 (UPI) -- Kendrys Morales drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning Friday and Seattle eventually fought off the Chicago White Sox 8-7.

The Mariners took a two-run lead in the 10th before Tom Wilhelmsen survived a shaky save in the bottom half of the inning.

Wilhelmsen gave up an RBI single to Dewayne Wise and had the bases loaded before finally retiring Tyler Flowers on a strikeout to end the contest.

Morales doubled home Franklin Gutierrez with the tiebreaking run in the top of the 10th and a single by Jesus Montero brought in pinch-runner Robert Andino with what proved to be the game-winner.

Seattle struck for five runs in the fifth to take a 6-1 lead, Gutierrez highlighting the inning with a two-run double. Chicago came back with four runs in the same inning, Alejandro De Aza contributing a two-run homer and Alex Rios hitting a solo shot.

Chicago tied it at 6-6 in he seventh when a ground out by Rios delivered Gordon Beckham from third.

Kameron Loe (1-0) worked the ninth inning to get the victory, throwing just seven pitches. Nate Jones (0-1) gave up the 10th-inning runs in the second of his two innings of work.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Electronics certification company makes hoverboard burst into flames
Eli Manning explains pout after Denver Broncos' Super Bowl score
Duke's Grayson Allen trips Louisville player
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Larry Sanders considering NBA comeback