Kikuchi Goes 6 Effective Innings, Mariners Beat Rays 4-2
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yusei Kikuchi went six effective innings, Abraham Toro and Jarred Kelenic homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2. Kikuchi allowed two runs and six hits. The lefty had gone 0-3 over his previous four starts. Diego Castillo, the third Mariners reliever, worked the ninth to get his first Seattle save and 15th overall. The right-hander was acquired from Tampa Bay last Thursday. Seattle is 6-0 against the defending AL champion Rays this season. Randy Arozarena homered for Tampa Bay.