The Seattle Mariners are hitting on all cylinders at the moment. The AL West leaders are now 13-2 on the season following a 7-6 win over Kansas City in ten innings on Thursday. The win required them to rally from behind, using home runs from Dee Gordon and Daniel Vogelbach to do so.
Gordon’s home run also was a historic one since it made it 15 games in a row that the Mariners had hit a home run. It’s the longest such streak to ever open an MLB season. Any other time it might seem silly to point out such a ‘baseball’ stat, but judging by the way they are playing it’s building confidence in them and seems to be quite the rewarding cycle. On top of that, all of their position players have already hit a homer in the first 15 games, a huge accomplishment that shows they could just be in it for the long haul.