Franklin Gutierrez and Ken Griffey Jr. celebrate after Gutierrez's homer. (Darren Calabrese/AP)
By Jim Street / MLB.com
Cy Young candidate Felix Hernandez continued his September surge by allowing four runs (three earned) and striking out 11 in eight strong innings. Josh Wilson's two-run triple in the eighth put the Mariners ahead for good.
BATTING 2B: Hill, A 2 (35, Hernandez, F, Hernandez, F). HR: Wells, V (15, 6th inning off Hernandez,
F, 2 on, 0 out). TB: Wells, V 5; Lind; McDonald, Jo 2; Hill, A 4. RBI: Wells, V 4 (66). Runners
left in scoring position, 2 out: Wells, V; Encarnacion; Bautista. Team RISP: 4-for-10. Team LOB:
BASERUNNING CS: McDonald, Jo (2, 2nd base by Hernandez, F/Johnson, Ro).
4 (McDonald, Jo-Hill, A-Overbay 2, Encarnacion-Hill, A-Overbay 2). Pickoffs: Romero, R (Wilson, Jo at 1st base).