BOSTONHe had four homers, seven hits, and seven RBIs. To help the team, he also added a stolen base. Recover from a 4-run deficit to win the Thursday night, 12-6
According to the Elias Sports Bureau he was the first second baseman in MLB history who stole a base in a game with three homers. Jim Tabor and he are the Red Sox's only players to have 5 runs, 3 homers and 7 RBIs each since RBI was made an official stat in 1920.
Story hit a pair of home runs in the second and eighth innings, as well as a three-run shot to end the eighth. He also scored the winning run in the sixth with the help a wild pitch. Story had only two homers in 32 games during the first season under a $140million, six-year contract.
. Boston won the fifth consecutive game with nine runs on the board, including an RBI double by the Green Monster.
Four scoreless innings of relief were provided by the Red Sox to help them.After Seattle roughed up starters, it was 3-3 For a 4-0 lead, you should use the first two innings.
The Seattle Mariners lost the second game by three runs. They fell to 3-4 after a long trip that left them with three games in Boston.
Hill scored an RBI double as the Mariners chased him. Houck (3-3), who came out of the bullpen, struck out six Mariners and allowed only one hit and one walk over the next four innings.
Seattle rookie(0-1) was in effect until the sixth, but was ended by Alex Verdugo's leadoff double against the wall in the center.
Although Kirby couldn't pick up his first win in the majors, he was on the hook for the loss after Story looped a single off of Moore's glove into center, and Verdugo scored when Julio Rodríguez's throw skipped past third and bounced off the wall outside the Seattle dugout. Story was second for the throwing error. Bradley stole third, and Boston won easily on Bradley's double off the Monster.
Seattle relieverWalking with the bases loaded in the seventh, then hit Christian Vázquez with a pitch, allowing Boston's eighth straight run to cross the plate. Story walked Bradley on six pitches, which allowed Story to come home and score his fourth run.
Story cut Seattle's early lead by hitting a two-run homer in the second. Then, he tied it in the third with a two run drive that cleared Green Monster to make it all the way out Fenway Park. Young was then hit by a eighth-inning homer, also over the Monster and on to Landsdowne Street.
It was Story’s 19th multihomer match.
Rodríguez added a solo homer for Seattle in the ninth, his third.
This story was supported by The Associated Press.