Just in time for perhaps their most difficult trip of the year, the Mariners’ road back to .500 got a little easier Sunday.
And if Kyle Seager continues to hit the ball — no, scorch the ball — as he has the past week, the Mainers just might get back on track soon enough.
Seager’s late-inning heroics continued Sunday afternoon with two more home runs at Safeco Field, including a go-ahead, three-run blast in the eighth inning that propelled the Mariners to a 6-5 come-from-behind victory over Texas.
Seager also hit a solo homer in the seventh inning, one of his five homers in the past four games. He didn’t have any in the Mariners’ first 20 games.
“We’ve been putting some good work in the cage ... and it’s been feeling a little bit better for a while now, and hopefully it continues,” Seager said.
On Wednesday, Seager hit a walkoff three-run homer to beat Houston, snapping the Mariners’ eight-game losing streak. In the past four games, Seager is 8 for 15 with those five home runs a...