SEATTLE (Ticker) --
combined with three relievers on an eight-hitter as the
Moyer (5-2) allowed six singles in seven innings and won his fourth straight decision. He struck out a season-high seven and issued just one walk, pitching Seattle to its fifth win in seven games.
"I made some decent pitches, but I think a lot of it is their unfamiliarity with me," Moyer said. "That's part of interleague play."
"He really mixed up his pitches tonight," Mariners catcher
said. "He was throwing the ball in, using his cutter a little bit. He just made pitches when he had to."
Moyer faced the Expos for the first time since 1991 when he was with the St. Louis Cardinals. He beat them for the first time since April 8, 1988 as a member of the
The 41-year-old lefthander also helped Mariners extend their impressive numbers of late. Seattle starters have not allowed an earned run in 20 innings.
"Everybody's thrown very, very well this last stretch here at home," Wilson said. "It's given our offense a chance to come out of our slump. Everyone's making their adjustments and I think we're seeing some of the fruits of that labor."
Moyer threw 78 of 114 pitches for strikes before giving way to
, who got two outs in the eighth.
finished the inning and closer
worked around a hit by
in the ninth for his 11th save in 14 chances.
After ending a 29-inning scoring drought in the ninth inning of Friday's series opener, the Mariners got a run in each of the first three frames.
had an RBI single in the first,
homered in the second and
with a sacrifice fly in the third.
"It feels pretty good every time you hit a home run," Bocachica said. "The way we're playing, we need that. We're just happy we got a couple of runs for Jamie, and he took care of the rest."
"I don't know if it makes it easier, but it's a help and it's nice to see that we were able to go out early and score some runs," Moyer added.
(4-4) lasted just 3 1/3 innings and allowed three runs and four hits.
In an effort to shake up his struggling lineup, Seattle manager
moved Suzuki from the leadoff spot to third. Batting somewhere other than the top of the lineup for the first time since June 4, 2002, Suzuki went 1-for-3 with a walk.
each collected three hits for the Expos, who were shut out for the 10th time this season.
"It was there, but it was only between two people," Montreal manager
said. "Other than that, there wasn't anything else happening from the rest of the team."