Mariners at Blue Jays Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

TORONTO (AP) Hisashi Iwakuma pitched six innings to win his fifth straight start, Nelson Cruz hit his ninth career grand slam and homered twice, and the Seattle Mariners routed the Toronto Blue Jays 14-5 on Saturday.

Cruz hit his slam off R.A. Dickey in the third, then added a three-run drive off Drew Storen in the eighth for his 20th career multi-homer game. He has 25 home runs this season, the fourth-highest total in the AL.

It was the 13th time in team history a Mariners players has recorded seven RBIs. The team record is eight, jointly held by Mike Blowers, Mike Cameron and Alvin Davis.

Kyle Seager hit a two-run homer and Nori Aoki had two RBIs and scored twice as the Mariners used a season-high 19 hits to win their third straight.

Iwakuma (11-6) allowed two runs and four hits.


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