Final

Series: Game 3 of 3

Seattle won 2-1

Game 1: Friday, June 6
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NY Mets3
Game 2: Saturday, June 7
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NY Mets
Game 2: Sunday, June 8
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Game 3: Sunday, June 8
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Mariners 7

(42-19, 25-8 away)

Mets 0

(27-34, 16-16 home)

    3:40 PM ET, June 8, 2003

    Shea Stadium, Flushing, New York 

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    W: J. Moyer (10-2)

    L: M. Bacsik Jr. (0-1)

    Mariners outhit Mets 31-9 to complete humiliation

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Jamie Moyer became the majors' first 10-game winner and the Seattle Mariners, with Ichiro Suzuki again leading the way, beat the New York Mets 7-0 Sunday to complete a doubleheader sweep.

    Suzuki got four hits in the opener as the Mariners bolted to a 12-run lead and routed the Mets 13-1 behind Freddy Garcia's six-hitter.

    Suzuki led off the second game with a bunt single and scored, then hit an RBI single the next inning. That was plenty for Moyer (10-2), who blanked the Mets on two hits for seven innings.

    Seattle set a team record for wins on a road trip, going 11-1 during stops in Kansas City, Minnesota, Philadelphia and Shea Stadium. The club's best swing ever was 10-0 in April 2002.

    The Mariners improved to 17-0 in day games this season. They did it by outscoring the Mets 20-1 and outhitting them 31-9 on a cloudy afternoon.

    The Mets, meanwhile, have played three doubleheaders this year and been swept each time, all at home -- Milwaukee did it last Thursday and Arizona on April 27.

    Moyer won his seventh straight start, striking out four and walking one with an assortment of offspeed pitches.

    The 40-year-old lefty faced the Mets for the first time since Aug. 2, 1988, when he pitched for the Chicago Cubs and gave up a home run to Darryl Strawberry in a 3-1 loss to David Cone.

    Relievers Shigetoshi Hasegawa and Jeff Nelson finished the combined three-hitter.

    The Mariners made it easy for Moyer. After Suzuki bunted for a single, Carlos Guillen doubled him home and Cameron hit an RBI single. It was a rough beginning for Mike Bacsik (0-1), making his first start this season.

    Moyer singled with two outs in the second, setting up Suzuki's single that made it 3-0. Dan Wilson hit an RBI single in the sixth, and another run scored on the play on center fielder Tsuyoshi Shinjo's error.

    Bret Boone extended his hitting to 14 games, tying a career high, with an RBI single in the ninth. Another run scored when second baseman Jay Bell bobbled a grounder by Mike Cameron and made a wild flip, drawing two errors on the play and boos from the crowd.

    Behind Garcia and Suzuki, the outcome in the opener was never in doubt.

    Garcia (6-6) pitched his first complete game since May 19, 2002, striking out seven and walking one. He joined the hit parade, too, with an RBI single in the first.

    Suzuki led off the game with a single, stole two bases and scored as Seattle rushed to a 4-0 lead in the first inning. Suzuki singled to start the second inning and scored again as the Mariners made it 8-0 against Al Leiter (6-3).

    Leiter was pulled after those two innings, having allowed nine hits and three walks. It tied his shortest outing in the regular season for the Mets _ in the 1999 NLCS against Atlanta, however, he was chased before recording a single out.

    Mike Cameron drove in three runs and John Olerud scored three runs. Both contributed as the Mariners scored four more runs in the fourth for a 12-0 lead.

    Suzuki hustled for an infield single in the ninth that drove in a run. The two-out single was the Mariners' 17th and final hit.

    Cliff Floyd hit his 12th homer in the fourth for the Mets' run. Boone and Jeff Cirillo hit RBI doubles in the first. Garcia capped the burst with his two-out single, and only Floyd's throw from left field to cut down Cirillo at the plate limited the damage.

    Randy Winn got his second hit of the game, an RBI double with two outs in the second. That made it 6-0, and Leiter then threw consecutive wild pitches that each scored a run.

    Game notes


    The Mariners have scored 63 first-inning runs in 61 games this season. ... Leiter lasted two innings last Sept. 1 against Philadelphia. ... Shinjo and Suzuki played against each other for the first time in a regular-season game since leaving Japan. ... Seattle's previous doubleheader sweep was Aug. 8, 2000, against the Chicago White Sox.

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