Nelson Cruz hit a possible season-saving two run home run and celebrated like he knew it
After the Blue Jays defeated the Red Sox earlier in the day, it forced the Mariners into a must-win scenario against the Athletics to keep their Wild Card hopes alive. Trailing the Athletics, 7-4, in the bottom of the seventh on Saturday, their two biggest hitters came through.
With a runner on third and one out,
One batter later,
Unfortunately for Cruz, the Athletics added another run in the top of the eighth and it seemed it may have all been for naught. Fortunately, in the bottom of the eighth,
Then in the bottom of the tenth, trailing again, Gamel led off with another single. After Cano grounded out, Cano stepped up to face