Dee sparks 2-out rally with fastest triple of '18

Center fielder goes home to 3rd in 10.86 seconds as Mariners plate 3 in 3rd

April 26th, 2018

CLEVELAND -- With Dee Gordon providing the speed on the fastest triple in the Majors this season, the Mariners jumped on Indians right-hander Mike Clevinger for three quick runs in a two-out, third-inning rally on the way to a 5-4 win in Thursday's series opener at Progressive Field.
Clevinger retired the first eight Mariners in order before Seattle strung together four straight hits, including Gordon's first triple with his new club.
The 30-year-old speedster was clocked at 10.86 seconds from home to third, the fastest time recorded by a Mariner since Statcast™ began tracking in 2015. had the previous fastest triple for Seattle: 10.92 seconds last year.
Gordon's fastest clocked triple was 10.80 seconds last season for the Marlins. He also had a 10.82-second effort in which he was thrown out at third.
The swift triple got Seattle on the board after 's two-out single on the first pitch he saw after coming off the 10-day disabled list. followed Gordon's triple with an RBI double and made it 3-0 with a run-scoring single.

Clevinger came into the game with a 2-0 record and 1.75 ERA after throwing a two-hit shutout at the Orioles in his last outing.