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Mariners Top Athletics 5-3

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Hisashi Iwakuma tossed seven innings and Michael Morse went 2-4 with one home run as Seattle took care of Oakland, 5-3.

Tied 1-1 in the bottom of the fourth and with the Athletics at bat, Brandon Moss launched a solo shot off starter Iwakuma. Later in the inning, Yoenis Cespedes was brought home by a sacrifice fly to push the score to 3-1. Behind 3-2 in the top of the sixth, the Mariners moved in front for good when Brendan Ryan hit a double off A.J. Griffin, scoring Dustin Ackley and Kendrys Morales.

Iwakuma lifted his record to 12-6 on the season after he surrendered three runs on seven hits with four strikeouts and two walks. Danny Farquhar earned his ninth save after throwing one inning, striking out three and walking no one. Griffin (10-9) got the loss after pitching six innings and giving up four runs on five hits with seven strikeouts and four walks. Morse was terrific at the plate for the Mariners, going 2 for 4 with a home run, a run, and an RBI. Ryan also had great output, going 2 for 4 with a double and three RBIs. Cespedes was 2 for 4 with two doubles and a run in the loss.

The Mariners took the series on the road two games to one. They will face the Angels Friday at Safeco Field at 7:10 PM PDT.

Mariners Offense
A92.5M. MorseRF4211102
A-91.1B. RyanSS4200302
B+87.2B. Miller2B5111100
B84.8K. MoralesDH2010021
C75.0D. AckleyLF3010010
C74.0J. Smoak1B3010011
C72.0H. BlancoC3000012
C-71.0K. Seager3B5100000
C-71.0M. SaundersCF5100001

Athletics Offense
A-91.3Y. CespedesLF4210001
A-90.9C. CrispCF3111110
B+89.7B. Moss1B3111101
B85.5E. Sogard2B3100011
B85.2J. LowrieSS4100000
B84.0J. ReddickRF3100000
C-71.0N. FreimanPH1000000
C-70.0C. YoungPH1000001
D65.0A. CallaspoDH3000101
D63.0S. VogtC3000002
D-61.0J. Donaldson3B4000001

Mariners Pitching
A+97.8D. Farquhar1.00.000.0003018
A95.5Y. Medina0.10.000.000105
A95.2C. Furbush0.20.000.000007
B83.4H. Iwakuma7.03.861.2974296

Athletics Pitching
B+88.0D. Otero1.20.001.2021030
C75.2A. Griffin6.06.001.50574105
C72.8J. Blevins1.16.750.7501114

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