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A's edged by Mariners
Mariners 4, Athletics 3
Chad Gaudin delivers a pitch in the second inning on Saturday afternoon. (Kevin P. Casey/AP)
 Murphy clears the bases
Right-hander Chad Gaudin was solid, allowing four runs on four hits over eight innings, but the Athletics fell to the Mariners. Gaudin struck out seven while walking one. Donnie Murphy provided all of Oakland's offense with a three-run double in the second inning. The A's left 19 runners on base. Mark Ellis had a pair of hits.
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Series at a glance:
OAK
Oakland (49-55)
Lost 2
Seattle 4, Oakland 3   SEA
Seattle (56-46)
Won 2
July 28, 2007
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Oakland
0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   3 7 0
Seattle
0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 X   4 4 0
Standings thru 7/28/07  |  Gameday  |  Athletics Stats  |  Mariners Stats
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Stewart, LF4010122.303
Kotsay, CF4000126.227
Swisher, RF4010102.257
Piazza, DH5110023.301
Ellis, 2B4020001.263
Johnson, 1B3100112.243
Scutaro, 3B3110111.236
Murphy, SS2013210.188
Suzuki, C2000102.185
  a-Cust, PH1000012.252
  Bowen, C0000000.212
Totals3237381021 

a-Struck out for Suzuki in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Murphy (3, Ramirez), Ellis (18, Ramirez).
TB: Stewart; Swisher; Piazza; Ellis 3; Scutaro; Murphy 2.
RBI: Murphy 3 (4).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Kotsay 3; Johnson; Piazza; Cust.
GIDP: Swisher.
Team LOB: 10.

BASERUNNING
CS: Swisher (2, 2nd base by Ramirez/Johjima).

 
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, CF4000000.343
Lopez, 2B4000010.262
Guillen, RF3010010.286
Beltre, 3B3110021.277
Ibanez, LF3000011.252
Sexson, 1B2100110.202
Broussard, DH2001000.276
Johjima, C3112010.269
Betancourt, SS3111000.281
Totals27444172 

BATTING
2B: Beltre (29, Gaudin).
HR: Johjima (11, 2nd inning off Gaudin, 1 on, 2 out), Betancourt (5, 5th inning off Gaudin, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Guillen; Beltre 2; Johjima 4; Betancourt 4.
RBI: Broussard (19), Johjima 2 (39), Betancourt (35).
2-out RBI: Johjima 2.
SF: Broussard.
Team LOB: 1.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Johjima-Lopez, Betancourt-Lopez-Sexson).

 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Gaudin (L, 8-6)8.04441723.71
 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Ramirez (W, 6-3)6.06335406.52
Reitsma (H, 6)0.20001106.17
Green (H, 7)0.11000002.72
Sherrill (H, 16)0.10000101.42
Lowe (H, 1)0.10001000.00
Putz (S, 30)1.10001400.93

Green pitched to 1 batter in the 8th.

Pitches-strikes: Gaudin 88-61, Ramirez 108-60, Reitsma 19-11, Green 8-5, Sherrill 4-3, Lowe 9-5, Putz 21-14.
Ground outs-fly outs: Gaudin 7-10, Ramirez 7-6, Reitsma 1-0, Green 1-0, Sherrill 0-0, Lowe 0-1, Putz 0-0.
Batters faced: Gaudin 29, Ramirez 27, Reitsma 3, Green 2, Sherrill 1, Lowe 2, Putz 5.
Inherited runners-scored: Green 1-0, Sherrill 1-0, Lowe 1-0, Putz 2-0.
Umpires: HP: Ted Barrett. 1B: Brian Knight. 2B: Mark Carlson. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 70 degrees, cloudy.
Wind: 0 mph, None.
T: 2:33.
Att: 41,265.

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