Urbano Lugo is going for his league leading 6th win for the Angels and Jim Beattie is getting a spot start for the Mariners. This one would go down to the wire as the Angels would blow a 4 run lead late in the game.
The Angels jump out to a quick lead in the 1st when Jackson takes Beattie deep for a 2-out 2 run homer and the Angels are up 2-0. In the 2nd they will add 2 more on a Narron 2 run homer to make it 4-0.
The Mariners get on the board in the 5th. Owen singles, Bradley draws a 1-out walk, Davis singles and Owen scores and it is now 4-1. The Angles would get that run back in the 6th. Narron and Grich single, Pettis walks to load the bases. Carew hits a SACFLY to center and Narron scores to make it 5-1. The Mariners wont go away and they grab that run back, Cowens and Presley hit back to back doubles to make it 5-2.
In the 7th the Angels make it 6-2 when Downing takes a Willis fastball and crushes it over the leftfield wall for a solo homer. The Mariners simply won't go away and they make their move in the bottom of the 7th. Bradley hits a solo homerun and sends Lugo to the showers. Davis is safe at 1st on a Schofield error, Henderson walks with 1-out. Cowens doubles scoring Davis, Kearney rips a 2-out double scoring Henderson and Cowens. Owen singles scoring Kearney and the Mariners have 7-6 lead.
In the 8th the 1st place Angels make their comeback. Pettis walks and steals 2nd. Carew singles and Pettis scores. Jones is safe at 1st on a Presley error, Jackson is walked to load the bases. DeCinces hits a deep fly to center scoring Carew and the Angels now lead 8-7. Moore gives up a single in the 9th, but secures his 5th save and the Angels win.
The Final Score 8-7 Angels