Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz, center, gets a hug from Kyle Seager at home plate after knocking in Robinson Cano, at right, with his two-run home ru in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at Safeco Field.
Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz, center, gets a hug from Kyle Seager at home plate after knocking in Robinson Cano, at right, with his two-run home ru in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at Safeco Field. Ken Lambert TNS
Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz, center, gets a hug from Kyle Seager at home plate after knocking in Robinson Cano, at right, with his two-run home ru in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at Safeco Field. Ken Lambert TNS

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