Healy helps Mariners avoid sweep vs. Rockies

Ryon Healy hit a home run and drove in five runs as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Colorado Rockies 6-4 Sunday afternoon at Safeco Field.Healy hit a two-run double in the first inning and a three-run homer in the sixth as the Mariners avoided a sweep in the three-game interleague series.Mariners left-hander Wade LeBlanc (5-0) allowed four runs on five hits, three of them home runs, in six innings. He didn’t walk a batter and struck out three.In his second stint with the Mariners, it was LeBlanc’s 21st consecutive start without a loss to start his tenure with the team, the third-longest streak in the major leagues since 1920. He’s one short of the mark set by New York Yankees’ Whitey Ford in 1950-53 and matched by the Montreal Expos’ Kirk Rueter in 1993-94.Charlie Blackmon, Carlos Gonzalez and Trevor Story homered for the Rockies, who had their five-game winning streak snapped.Rockies right-hander Antonio Senzatela (3-2) allowed six runs on five hits in six innings. He walked three and struck out two.After the Rockies took the lead in the top of the first on Blackmon’s solo homer, his 17th of the season, the Mariners responded with three runs in the bottom of the inning, on a Kyle Seager sacrifice fly and Healy’s two-run double.