Cishek notched is 25th save in Saturday's 4-1 victory over the Cubs, allowing one hit but also recording three strikeouts over an inning.
The Mariners closer now has converted five consecutive save opportunities and has recorded multiple strikeouts in six of his last seven appearances. With over two full months left to go in the season, Cishek retains a solid chance of equaling or surpassing the career-high 39 saves he tallied with the Marlins in 2014.
The center fielder followed up Thursday's four-hit performance with another impressive game on Friday, notching his 20th and 21st doubles of the season. Last year, Blackmon hit a career-high 31 two-baggers and is now on pace to outperform that number in 2016. He's also on track to challenge last season's career-high 93 runs scored. Setting new personal records this season would be especially impressive considering he lost time to a stint on the DL back in April.
Flores thought he had hit his 11th homer of the season in the bottom of the ninth inning, but it was overturned after the replay determined it was fan interference. Regardless of the call, Flores showed that the July power surge is still in effect. The third baseman has seven homers this month. Before 2016, Flores had never hit more than five in a single month (and he only did that once).
LeMahieu did his damage with a two-run single in the fifth and a sacrifice fly in the seventh. He entered the game with just five RBI in 97 at-bats this month, but made up for it by matching his season high on Friday, giving him a total of 37 for the year. LeMahieu is on pace to challenge last year's career-high RBI total of 61.
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