Zunino’s HR caps big 1st inning, Mariners beat Angels

Seattle sent up 10 batters and recorded seven hits against Lincecum

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE (AP) – Mike Zunino capped Seattle’s six-run first inning with a three-run home run off Tim Lincecum, and the Mariners held on for a 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

Seattle overcame a rough first from starter Felix Hernandez and rallied with its largest first-inning output since scoring seven runs on May 15, 2013 against the New York Yankees. Seattle sent up 10 batters and recorded seven hits against Lincecum (2-6), capped by Zunino’s sixth homer of the season.

Zunino fell behind 0-2, held back on a trio of borderline pitches, then golfed the 3-2 pitch into the bullpen beyond the wall in left field.

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