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MLB: Seattle 7, Toronto 2

Aug. 1, 2012 at 1:41 AM

SEATTLE, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Jason Vargas won his fifth consecutive start Tuesday in the Seattle Mariners' 7-2 victory over Toronto.

Vargas (12-7) allowed two runs on five hits over seven innings to extend Seattle's season-high winning streak to six games.

Dustin Ackley led the Seattle offense with three RBI, including a leadoff home run in the bottom of the first inning. The Mariners added three more runs in the second to take control of the contest.

Aaron Laffey (2-2) took the loss for the Blue Jays, who have lost three in a row. Laffey lasted 4 2/3 innings and surrendered seven runs on nine hits and two walks.

Brett Lawrie drove in both Toronto runs with a third-inning double into the left-field corner.

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