Seattle Mariners dwelling run document, first 15 video games to begin a season.
Persevering with their early season onslaught, the Seattle Mariners turned the primary staff in historical past hit a house run in every of the primary 15 video games to begin a season.
Dee Gordon’s sixth-inning solo homer off the Kansas Metropolis Royals’ Jorge López on Thursday bought the Mariners on the scoreboard and was the staff’s MLB-leading 35th homer of the yr.
The 2002 Cleveland Indians beforehand held the document, beginning that season with a house run in 14 consecutive video games.
Seattle overcame a 6-2 deficit to win 7-6 in 10 innings on Thursday.
The Mariners have began the season 13-2, the perfect mark in baseball. By way of Thursday’s recreation, Jay Bruce had seven homers, Daniel Vogelbach had six and Tim Beckham, Edwin Encarnacion and Domingo Santana every had 4.
Talking of streaks, the Royals’ Whit Merrifield noticed his club-record 31-game hitting streak come to an finish, going 0-for-6 on the afternoon.
Merrifield bought a further probability in further innings to increase his streak, however struck out swinging to finish the sport.