Nick Franklin hit his first career grand slam in Seattle's big second inning to back up a scoreless start by Felix Hernandez, and the Mariners rolled past the Houston Astros 12-5 on Sunday for their season-best sixth straight victory.
Kevin Millwood pitched six stingy innings to win for the first time in 5 1/2 weeks and the Seattle Mariners beat the staggering Red Sox 2-1 on Wednesday night, handing Boston its eighth defeat in nine games.
Tyler Flowers hit a tying homer and Dewayne Wise delivered a go-ahead RBI single in Chicago's two-run sixth inning, lifting the White Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.
Felix Hernandez allowed one run in 7 2/3 innings in the first start following his perfect game, Jesus Montero hit a three-run homer in Seattle's four-run seventh inning and the Mariners beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Tuesday night.
Pinch hitter Jayson Nix lined a three-run double off Seattle reliever Shawn Kelley in the eighth inning, and the New York Yankees rallied for a 5-2 win over the Mariners on Wednesday to complete a 2-5 West Coast trip.