Athletics edge Mariners, 3-2, in 10 innings
The Seattle Mariners saw their winning streak — three games — come to an end Saturday at T-Mobile Park.
Pinch-hitter Robbie Grossman's RBI ground-rule double plated the go-ahead run and Oakland held on to beat Seattle 3-2 in 10 innings.
Grossman's hit off Dan Altavilla scored Tony Kemp, who had been put on second base as part of baseball's new rules for the 60-game season.
The Mariners (4-5) were retired in order in the bottom of the inning by Oakland closer Liam Hendriks.
The teams play again at 1:10 p.m. Sunday. Kendall Graveman pitches for Seattle opposite Chris Bassitt.
Kyle Seager's two-run double gave the Mariners and starting pitcher Yusei Kikuchi an early lead in the third inning.
Kikuchi pitched six innings of three-hit ball with nine strikeouts and only one walk.
Nick Margevicius relieved Kikuchi, and Chad Pinder tagged him for a tying two-run homer in the seventh inning.
Oakland pitchers, including starter Mike Fiers, limited the Mariners to five hits — all singles.
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