The Mariners pulled out a tight 2-1 victory over the Tigers Thursday afternoon on a Ben Gamel RBI single that scored Kyle Seager in the top of the ninth inning. As fate would have it, that go-ahead single wasn't the last of the heroics the Mariners would require to pull out the win.
With two outs in the bottom of the ninth, closer Edwin Diaz induced a foul popup from catcher James McCann. The ball appeared to be heading out of play, but Taylor Motter was having none of that whatsoever.
Neither a rolled-up tarp nor anxious Tigers fans would deter him from ending this game and securing his team a win. So, show that ball to the umpire, Motter, for it is an item well earned.