Laureano, Bassitt Lead Athletics Past Mariners 3-2
SEATTLE (AP) — Ramon Laureano broke out of a slump with a three-run homer, Chris Bassitt became the first Oakland starter to earn a victory this season and the Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Sunday. Laureano’s two-out home run snapped a string of 23 1/3 innings by Mariners starters without allowing an earned run and helped the A’s win their second game in a row after a three-game losing streak. Bassitt struck out seven and allowed three hits with no walks in 5 2/3 innings against the Mariners. A’s starters had been 0-4 with a 4.75 ERA in the team’s first eight games.