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Mariners end skid
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Mariners 5, Athletics 3
Greg Norton watches his two-run double in the eighth inning. (Jim Bryant/AP)
Left-hander Erik Bedard allowed just two hits over 6 2/3 scoreless innings in his return from the disabled list to earn his second victory. Bedard didn't allow a hit until a leadoff double in the fifth inning. The Mariners ended a three-game losing streak, all three losses by one run.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (15-10)
Lost 1
Seattle 5, Oakland 3   SEA
Seattle (12-13)
Won 1
April 26, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2   3 5 0
Seattle
0 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 X   5 11 0
Standings thru 4/26/08  |  Recap: OAK | SEA  |  Gameday  |  Athletics stats  |  Mariners stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, C5000013.294
Ellis, 2B4000121.228
Sweeney, M, 1B5111003.313
Thomas, DH4000010.157
Brown, E, RF4120000.289
Crosby, SS3010102.289
Denorfia, LF2100202.273
Murphy, 3B0000200.240
  a-Cust, PH0000100.155
  1-Hannahan, PR-3B0000100.185
Davis, CF2000003.160
  b-Sweeney, R, PH-CF1000013.259
  c-Barton, PH1012000.261
Totals313538517 

a-Walked for Murphy in the 7th. b-Struck out for Davis in the 7th. c-Singled for Sweeney, R in the 9th.
1-Ran for Cust in the 7th.

BATTING
2B: Crosby (8, Bedard).
HR: Sweeney, M (2, 8th inning off Morrow, 0 on, 2 out).
TB: Sweeney, M 4; Brown, E 2; Crosby 2; Barton.
RBI: Sweeney, M (8), Barton 2 (8).
2-out RBI: Sweeney, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellis; Sweeney, R 2; Sweeney, M 2.
GIDP: Davis.
Team LOB: 9.

FIELDING
DP: (Crosby-Ellis-Sweeney, M).
Pickoffs: Braden (Betancourt at 1st base).

 
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF4011001.260
Lopez, 2B4110001.316
Ibanez, LF4000012.313
Beltre, 3B3220100.292
Norton, DH4133001.500
Sexson, 1B4010023.202
Wilkerson, RF3011002.184
  a-Bloomquist, PH-RF0000100.167
Burke, C4000004.167
Betancourt, SS3120000.296
Totals3351152314 

a-Walked for Wilkerson in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Betancourt (7, Duchscherer), Sexson (4, Duchscherer), Beltre (8, Devine), Lopez (4, Braden), Norton (2, Braden).
TB: Suzuki; Lopez 2; Beltre 3; Norton 4; Sexson 2; Wilkerson; Betancourt 3.
RBI: Suzuki (8), Wilkerson (5), Norton 3 (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Wilkerson; Burke.
GIDP: Burke.
Team LOB: 6.

BASERUNNING
PO: Betancourt (1st base by Braden).

FIELDING
PB: Burke (1).
DP: (Betancourt-Sexson).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Duchscherer (L, 1-1)5.06220202.70
Devine 1.02110100.96
Braden 2.03222009.00
 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Bedard (W, 2-0)6.22004402.04
Green 0.00001002.13
Rhodes (H, 1)0.10000109.00
Morrow (H, 1)1.01110012.45
Putz 1.02223009.00

Green pitched to 1 batter in the 7th.

IBB: Beltre (by Braden).
Pitches-strikes: Duchscherer 73-46, Devine 24-17, Braden 43-23, Bedard 95-62, Green 6-2, Rhodes 4-3, Morrow 11-8, Putz 34-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Duchscherer 8-5, Devine 2-0, Braden 0-5, Bedard 11-5, Green 0-0, Rhodes 0-0, Morrow 0-3, Putz 1-2.
Batters faced: Duchscherer 20, Devine 5, Braden 10, Bedard 25, Green 1, Rhodes 1, Morrow 4, Putz 8.
Inherited runners-scored: Green 2-0, Rhodes 3-0.
Umpires: HP: Lance Barksdale. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Casey Moser. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 65 degrees, clear.
Wind: 1 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:56.
Att: 37,563.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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