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MLB: Oakland 5, Seattle 2

Aug. 5, 2006 at 9:31 PM   |   Comments

SEATTLE, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Dan Haren gave up only two runs and four hits Saturday as Oakland beat the Seattle Mariners, 5-2, for the Athletics' third straight win.

Jason Kendall, Mark Kotsay, Milton Bradley and Frank Thomas all drove in one run; Thomas had three hits; and one run scored on a wild pitch by Seattle reliever Mark Lowe, as the Athletics (59-51) won for the sixth time in their last seven games.

Haren (9-9) walked two batters and struck out seven. Houston Street earned his 24th save.

Adrian Beltre hit a two-run homer for the Mariners (53-56), who had only four hits.

Seattle has lost three of its last four games and is last in the American League West.

Starting and losing pitcher Joel Pineiro (7-9) surrendered four runs and eight hits in 2 2/3 innings.

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