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Game Story

Before beginning the most important home series of the season, Seattle coach Lloyd McClendon had a brief message. The playoffs for the Mariners start now. If you do that you have a good chance to get it done.'' Clearly McClendon's team paid attention and now Seattle is just a half-game behind in...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Oak 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 1
Sea 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 X 4 7 1

Scoring Summary

Bottom 1st: Seattle
Robinson Canó homered (342 ft.) to left
OAK 0 - SEA 1
Bottom 2nd: Seattle
Mike Zunino doubled to shallow left, Kyle Seager scored
OAK 0 - SEA 2
Top 3rd: Oakland
Josh Donaldson singled to right center, Sam Fuld scored, Coco Crisp to third
OAK 1 - SEA 2
Top 4th: Oakland
Sam Fuld grounded bunt out, second to first, Nate Freiman scored, Nick Punto to second
OAK 2 - SEA 2
Bottom 5th: Seattle
Logan Morrison homered (338 ft.) to right
OAK 2 - SEA 3
Bottom 6th: Seattle
Kendrys Morales homered (395 ft.) to deep right center
OAK 2 - SEA 4

Pitching Details

Batting

Oakland

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Coco CrispCF 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 .254
Jonny GómesLF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .239
Josh ReddickPH-RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 .245
Josh Donaldson3B 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 .255
Derek NorrisDH-C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 .271
Jed LowrieSS 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4 .247
Nate Freiman1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .218
Alberto CallaspoPH-1B 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .228
Geovany SotoC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211
Jason HammelP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Billy BurnsPH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .167
Eric O'FlahertyP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Dan OteroP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Adam DunnPH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .224
Evan ScribnerP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Fernando AbadP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Nick Punto2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .203
Brandon MossPH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239
Sam FuldRF-LF 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 .249
Totals 33 2 6 2 0 4 12 2 20
Batting
RBI - J Donaldson (94), S Fuld (31)
2-out RBI - J Donaldson
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - C Crisp 1, J Donaldson 1, J Lowrie 3, S Fuld 1
Team LOB - 10
Running
SB - B Burns (2, 2nd base off J Paxton/M Zunino), S Fuld (20, 2nd base off J Paxton/M Zunino)
Fielding
E - G Soto (2, throw)
DP - 1 (J Lowrie-N Punto-N Freiman)

Seattle

HITTERS
Hitter AB R H RBI HR BB K SB LOB AVG
Austin JacksonCF 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .265
Dustin AckleyLF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .249
James JonesLF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Chris DenorfiaPH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203
Robinson Canó2B 4 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .323
Kendrys MoralesDH 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .225
Kyle Seager3B 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 .274
Michael SaundersRF 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .271
Mike ZuninoC 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 .197
Logan Morrison1B 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 .241
Stefen RomeroPR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195
Justin Smoak1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .203
Brad MillerSS 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .217
Totals 29 4 7 4 3 1 8 1 5
Batting
2B - M Zunino (18, J Hammel); L Morrison (15, D Otero)
HR - R Cano (13, 1st inning off J Hammel 0 on, 2 Out), K Morales (7, 6th inning off E O'Flaherty 0 on, 2 Out), L Morrison (8, 5th inning off J Hammel 0 on, 1 Out)
RBI - R Cano (76), K Morales (41), M Zunino (52), L Morrison (30)
2-out RBI - R Cano, K Morales
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out - B Miller 2
GIDP - A Jackson
Team LOB - 2
Running
SB - K Seager (7, 3rd base off J Hammel/G Soto)
CS - R Cano (3, 2nd base by E O'Flaherty/D Norris)
Fielding
E - K Seager (9, throw); B Miller (18, field)

Pitching

Oakland

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
Jason Hammel(L, 2-6) 5.0 4 3 3 1 6 2 1.35 4.76
Eric O'Flaherty 1.0 2 1 1 0 1 1 0.98 2.45
Dan Otero 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 2.02
Evan Scribner 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.58 3.12
Fernando Abad 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.82 1.51

Seattle

PITCHERS
Pitcher IP H R ER BB K HR WHIP ERA
James Paxton(W, 6-2) 6.0 4 2 2 3 8 0 1.08 1.98
Carson Smith(HLD, 1) 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.64 0.00
Charlie Furbush(HLD, 18) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.16 3.63
Fernando Rodney(SV, 45) 1.0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1.30 2.49
Pitching
WP - J Paxton
Pitches-strikes - J Hammel 78-50; E O'Flaherty 13-9; D Otero 10-6; E Scribner 7-5; F Abad 9-5; J Paxton 102-57; C Smith 28-15; C Furbush 3-2; F Rodney 15-11
Ground balls-fly balls - J Hammel 4-5; E O'Flaherty 1-2; D Otero 2-1; E Scribner 0-0; F Abad 1-0; J Paxton 6-4; C Smith 3-0; C Furbush 0-1; F Rodney 1-1
Batters faced - J Hammel 19; E O'Flaherty 4; D Otero 4; E Scribner 1; F Abad 2; J Paxton 27; C Smith 6; C Furbush 1; F Rodney 5
Game Details
Game Time: 2:44.
Umpires: HP--David Rackley. 1B--Mike Muchlinski. 2B--Jim Wolf. 3B--Brian Gorman.
Weather: 70 degrees, Clear.
Wind: 2 mph, Out to Center.
Attendance: 29,090.