Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/15/12
M’s move to 8-1 in last nine Safeco games The Headline: Eric Thames seals the deal with a walkoff single, propels M’s to another big home win. Seattle Mariners 3, Tampa Bay Rays 2When: 10:10 ET, Tuesday, August 14, 2012Where: Safeco Field, SeattleTemperature: 75 degreesUmpires: Home — Andy Fletcher, 1B — Rob Drake, 2B — Joe West, 3B — Sam HolbrookAttendance: 17,065 Love ‘em 1. Big Win in Big Fashion This was a big win for Seattle. They swept their last two home series, so there was certainly disappointment in the air when they dropped last nights game 1-4. Still, that couldn’t keep the M’s down. Not even a 2-1 deficit in the ninth against one of the American League’s best pitching corps could keep this team down. Eric Thames was the big man tonight, as his walkoff single in the ninth brought home Chone Figgins for the winning run. It was a great win, and one any Mariner fan would be happy to see. 2. Kevin Millwood Eric Thames delivered the big win, but he wasn’t the only key ...
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