MLB: Seattle 9, Los Angeles Angels 4

Sept. 27, 2012 at 7:43 PM

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 27 (UPI) -- John Jaso hit a two-run home run and an RBI double Thursday to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-4.

The loss left the Angels two games behind Oakland in the AL wild-card chase. The A's fell to Texas 9-7 earlier Thursday.

Jesus Montero drove in two runs for Seattle, which broke the game open with a four-run seventh and avoided a three-game sweep.

Hisashi Iwakuma (8-5) got the win, allowing two runs on seven hits over six innings.

Angels' starter Dan Haren (12-12) took the loss, yielding three runs on six hits in 5 1/3 innings.

Los Angeles lost for the first time in its last six games.

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