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Robbie Grossman strokes a ground-rule RBI double as Oakland ends Seattle's three-game winning streak

GROSSMANThe 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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