Marte, Mariners Beat Athletics for 5th Win in Row
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ketel Marte hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Sunday for their fifth straight win.
The Mariners remained 3 ½ games behind in the AL wild-card race.
Marte had three hits and Mike Zunino homered and doubled for Seattle.
Zunino doubled off Ryan Madson (5-5) to begin the ninth and pinch runner Ben Gamel moved up on a single by Leonys Martin. Marte followed with his go-ahead single.
Steve Cishek (3-6) pitched a scoreless eighth. Edwin Diaz closed for his 15th save.