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Coco Crisp homered leading off the bottom of the 12th inning to lift Oakland to a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
Brendan Ryan ended one of the longest hitting slumps of his career with a timely two-run double. The Mariners shortstop felt even better after adding an RBI single two innings later.
Joe Saunders gave up seven hits, including five doubles, and Seattle managed just two runners over the final seven innings of a 6-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.