Lee’s 2 home runs lead M’s past Rangers

The Seattle Mariners defeated Texas 7-5 on Friday night

Seattle Mariners' Dae-Ho Lee celebrates in the dugout after hitting a three-run home run off Texas Rangers' Derek Holland during fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 10, 2016, in Seattle. This is his second home run of the night. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

SEATTLE (AP) – Dae-Ho Lee hit two home runs, including a three-run blast off Rangers starter Derek Holland, as the Seattle Mariners defeated Texas 7-5 on Friday night.

Hisashi Iwakuma (5-5) allowed three runs – all on solo home runs – over seven innings for Seattle. Steve Cishek earned a four-out save, his 14th of the season.

Lee gave the Mariners the early lead with a solo shot off Holland (5-5) in the second inning. Ian Desmond tied the game 1-1 in the third with a line drive home run off the out-of-town scoreboard in left field.

A leadoff walk to Robinson Cano and single by Nelson Cruz set the stage for Lee’s second blast. He crushed a slider from Holland to nearly the same spot over the wall in center field to give the Mariners a 4-1 lead. Lee’s four RBIs match a career-high.

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