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American League Game Summary - Seattle at Oakland



(Wednesday, April 3rd)

Final Score: Oakland 6, Seattle 2

Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Jed Lowrie provided the Oakland Athletics with the jolt they needed after struggling over the first two games.

Lowrie had a solo homer and three RBI among his three hits in Oakland's 6-2 win over the Seattle Mariners in the third test of a four-game set.

Chris Young, who was acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks in an offseason trade, made his first start of the season and smacked a solo shot for Oakland, which avoided its first 0-3 start since 1995.

Last year's AL West champs registered 11 hits after tallying just a run and six hits over their first two contests.

Tommy Milone (1-0) struck out four and surrendered two runs on four hits and a walk over seven frames to pick up the win.

"He doesn't let too much get to him. He just concentrates on where he's throwing that particular pitch and doesn't get too far ahead of himself," A's manager Bob Melvin said of Milone.

Joe Saunders (0-1) allowed four runs on seven hits and four walks in just four innings for the Mariners, who got solo homers from Franklin Gutierrez and Michael Morse.

"(Saunders) just didn't have the command of the secondary stuff he typically has," Seattle manager Eric Wedge said.

The game was tied at 2-2 after three before the A's pushed across a pair of runs in the fourth and seventh.

With two outs and runners on the corners in the fourth, Lowrie ripped a two- run double into the gap in right-center and in the seventh, Lowrie and Young cracked back-to-back solo shots to make it 6-2.

Earlier, Gutierrez and Morse hit solo homers in the opening frame to give the Mariners a 2-0 lead.

The A's, though, scored a run in the second and third to knot the contest. Nate Freiman slapped an RBI single up the middle in the second and Yoenis Cespedes lifted a sacrifice fly to center in the third.

Game Notes

Saunders had won four of his last five starts against Oakland ... The A's were 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position and left seven men on base ... Coco Crisp scored two runs for Oakland.

04/04 03:35:56 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 2
DUR 9
 
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
CHI
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
7:05pm Tuesday
PHI 0
ATL 0
7:05pm Tuesday
NYY 0
CHC 0
7:05pm Tuesday
BAL 0
TAM 0
7:08pm Tuesday
DET 0
CLE 0
Final
CIN 7
PIT 5
Final
MIA 11
WAS 2
Final
TEX 5
SEA 0
Final
CWS 2
BOS 1
Final
HOU 2
KAN 4
Final
MIL 1
STL 6
Final
MIN 3
TOR 9
Final
ARI 0
NYM 9
Final
ANA 9
OAK 10
Final
SDP 2
COL 3
Final
SFG 3
LOS 2
12:35pm Today
CIN
PIT
12:35pm Today
BAL
TAM
 
1:05pm Today
NYY
CHC
 
1:10pm Today
MIL
STL
 
3:40pm Today
ARI
NYM
 
7:05pm Tonight
PHI
ATL
 
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
CHC
 
7:08pm Tonight
DET
CLE
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
WAS
 
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TEX
SEA
 
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CWS
BOS
 
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HOU
KAN
 
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MIN
TOR
 
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ANA
OAK
 
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SDP
COL
 
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SFG
LOS
 
Final
BRK 98
NYK 109
Final
LAC 117
DEN 105
7:00pm Tonight
CHA
CHI
 
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ORL
IND
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIL
ATL
 
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CLE
BRK
 
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MEM
DAL
 
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OKC
DET
 
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NOP
HOU
 
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SAN
LAL
 
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MIA
PHI
 
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NYK
TOR
 
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MIN
UTA
 
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BOS
WAS
 
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DEN
GSW
 
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POR
LAC
 
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SAC
PHO
 
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TAM
MON
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PIT
CLB
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ANA
DAL
Final
CHR 2
DUR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR