Haniger homers in 3rd straight game, Mariners top Bosox 5-4

SEATTLE (AP) — Mitch Haniger made Boston pay for a costly error by first baseman Kyle Schwarber, hitting a three-run homer with two out in the seventh inning, and the Seattle Mariners held on for a 5-4 win over the Red Sox.   Seattle pulls within two games of Boston and the Yankees in the AL wild card race.

The opener of a critical three-game series between the AL wild-card contenders went the way of the home team, which was helped, in part, by four unearned runs allowed by the Red Sox. 

Haniger’s 33rd homer gave Seattle a 5-2 lead. It was his third

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