SEATTLE -- Justin Upton hit a two-run homer and Alex Cobb pitched seven strong innings to help the Tampa Bay Rays to their season-high seventh consecutive win, 4-1 over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.
Cobb (7-8) allowed a run and four hits. He struck out five and walked two in his fourth consecutive quality start and third consecutive win. His ERA is 1.93 over his last four outings.
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Fernando Rodney record his major league-leading 37th save in 38 tries by pitching a scoreless ninth that extended his club record to 22 consecutive saves.
The Rays have won 10 of their last 12.
Seattle's Blake Beavan (7-7) pitched six innings, allowing eight hits and four earned runs. Beavan allowed all four runs on five hits in the third inning.