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

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A

92.5

M. Morse

RF

4

2

1

1

1

0

2

A-

91.1

B. Ryan

SS

4

2

0

0

3

0

2

B+

87.2

B. Miller

2B

5

1

1

1

1

0

0

B

84.8

K. Morales

DH

2

0

1

0

0

2

1

C

75.0

D. Ackley

LF

3

0

1

0

0

1

0

C

74.0

J. Smoak

1B

3

0

1

0

0

1

1

C

72.0

H. Blanco

C

3

0

0

0

0

1

2

C-

71.0

K. Seager

3B

5

1

0

0

0

0

0

C-

71.0

M. Saunders

CF

5

1

0

0

0

0

1


Athletics Offense

Grade

Player

P

AB

H

R

HR

RBI

BB

SO

A-

91.3

Y. Cespedes

LF

4

2

1

0

0

0

1

A-

90.9

C. Crisp

CF

3

1

1

1

1

1

0

B+

89.7

B. Moss

1B

3

1

1

1

1

0

1

B

85.5

E. Sogard

2B

3

1

0

0

0

1

1

B

85.2

J. Lowrie

SS

4

1

0

0

0

0

0

B

84.0

J. Reddick

RF

3

1

0

0

0

0

0

C-

71.0

N. Freiman

PH

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

C-

70.0

C. Young

PH

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

D

65.0

A. Callaspo

DH

3

0

0

0

1

0

1

D

63.0

S. Vogt

C

3

0

0

0

0

0

2

D-

61.0

J. Donaldson

3B

4

0

0

0

0

0

1


Mariners Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

A+

97.8

D. Farquhar

1.0

0.00

0.00

0

3

0

18

A

95.5

Y. Medina

0.1

0.00

0.00

0

1

0

5

A

95.2

C. Furbush

0.2

0.00

0.00

0

0

0

7

B

83.4

H. Iwakuma

7.0

3.86

1.29

7

4

2

96


Athletics Pitching

Grade

Player

IP

ERA

WHIP

HA

SO

BB

PC

B+

88.0

D. Otero

1.2

0.00

1.20

2

1

0

30

C

75.2

A. Griffin

6.0

6.00

1.50

5

7

4

105

C

72.8

J. Blevins

1.1

6.75

0.75

0

1

1

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