What a comeback! Minor-league team wins after trailing by 16 runs

BURLINGTON, Iowa — A minor-league team of the Seattle Mariners pulled off a major rally, coming back from a 16-run deficit to win 20-17 in the Class-A Midwest League on Wednesday night.

The Clinton LumberKings trailed the Burlington Bees 17-1 after five innings in the game between clubs based in Iowa. Clinton wound up winning in 12 innings.

Clinton scored six runs in the sixth inning, five in the eighth and five more in the ninth to tie it at 17.

Justin Seager, the younger brother of Seattle third baseman Kyle Seager, drove in the go-ahead run in the 12th. Seager finished with four hits.

Burlington is an affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels.

Check out some of the tweets from the LumberJacks’ Twitter page: