MLB: Oakland 5, Seattle 3

SEATTLE, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Brett Anderson yielded one earned run over seven innings Saturday, carrying the Oakland Athletics to a 5-3 win that was the Seattle Mariners' 100th loss.

Anderson (7-6) surrendered two runs (one unearned) on eight hits over seven innings, walking one and fanning six. The Oakland lefty posted the win after going 3-1 with a 2.23 ERA in six September starts.


Boof Bonser threw a scoreless eighth and Craig Breslow notched his fourth save despite allowing a home run to Michael Saunders in the ninth.

Mark Ellis and Jack Cust hit solo shots and Chris Carter added a two-run homer to account for the A's scoring.

David Pauley (4-9) absorbed the loss, letting in four runs on four hits over seven frames for the lowly Mariners, who dropped to 61-100 for the year.

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