BOSTON - Mike Leake pitched eight shutout innings, Mitch Haniger drove in three runs and the Seattle Mariners snapped a season-high five-game losing streak with a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.
Nelson Cruz had three hits and scored twice a night after hitting two homers and driving in seven runs for Seattle, which went on its skid after beating Boston two straight at home last weekend.
Leake (8-4) gave up three singles, struck out five and walked two six days after he allowed five runs and took the loss against the Red Sox at Safeco Field. Edwin Diaz gave up two runs in the ninth.
J.D. Martinez had two singles for Boston after going 4 for 5 with five RBIs when the Red Sox collected a season-high 20 hits in a 14-10 victory Friday.
Eduardo Rodriguez (9-2) gave up five runs, four earned, in four innings, snapping his personal six-game win streak. The Red Sox were 13-1 in his starts this season.
Playing on a cool, misty night, the Mariners managed to close out the Red Sox after blowing two five-run leads during their slide, including Friday.
Seattle broke it open with three runs in the fourth. Haniger made it 4-0 with a two-out, two-run double off the Green Monster. He scored from second on Kyle Seager's infield hit when Rodriguez slipped covering first and turned late for the plate.
Haniger also had an RBI double in the first.
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Patriots first-round draft pick Sony Michel surprised both of his parents with new cars.
Michel told the NBC Sports Boston Camera Guys all about it, saying "It's my obligation to take care of my parents. That's always been my goal, to take care of everything they need from here on out."
#Patriots first round pick @Flyguy2stackz tells us, he just bought his mom and dad new cars!!! His @FootballUGA and Pats teammate @malcolmjarod says better get a truck for winter ❄️ fun @stonehambank Hometown Huddle pic.twitter.com/XLNfoZvgjr— The Camera Guys (@NBCSCameraGuys) June 23, 2018
Michel posted photos on Friday of his parents posing next to their new rides:
Looks like Sony Michel took care of his parents and got them some new wheels. Pretty awesome. pic.twitter.com/QEi1XsbLtu— Tyler Sullivan (@TylerSully) June 22, 2018