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Offense stagnates in finale
Athletics 6, Mariners 3
Ichiro Suzuki went 4-for-5 in a loss to the Oakland A's. (George Nikitin/AP)
Ichiro Suzuki had a typical Ichiro day, going 4-for-5 against the A's in McAfee Coliseum, but the rest of the offense sputtered, managing only three runs against Oakland righty Kirk Saarloos. Joel Pineiro gave up six runs (five earned) on seven hits over six innings.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: May 18, 2006
SEA
Seattle (17-25)
Lost 3
Oakland 6, Seattle 3   OAK
Oakland (21-19)
Won 4
May 18, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1   3 9 1
Oakland
3 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 X   6 7 2
Standings thru 5/18/06  |  Gameday  |  Mariners Stats  |  Athletics Stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF5141001.311
Lopez, 2B4011004.301
Ibanez, LF4001014.287
Sexson, 1B4010010.209
Everett, DH3010101.252
Johjima, C3010102.281
Reed, CF4000004.217
Bloomquist, 3B3100003.286
Betancourt, SS4110011.261
Totals343932320 

BATTING
TB: Suzuki 4; Lopez; Sexson; Everett; Johjima; Betancourt.
RBI: Ibanez (23), Lopez (31), Suzuki (13).
2-out RBI: Lopez; Suzuki.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Bloomquist 2; Ibanez.
S: Lopez.
GIDP: Ibanez; Johjima.
Team LOB: 8.

BASERUNNING
SB: Suzuki (14, 2nd base off Saarloos/Melhuse).

FIELDING
E: Betancourt (5, missed catch).
DP: (Lopez-Betancourt-Sexson).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellis, 2B3000011.260
Swisher, LF2211001.304
Kotsay, CF4211001.275
Chavez, 3B3110102.298
Thomas, DH3012111.188
Crosby, SS4022001.240
Payton, RF4000004.256
Melhuse, C4000002.286
Johnson, 1B3110000.184
Totals306762213 

BATTING
2B: Kotsay (7, Pineiro), Johnson (4, Pineiro).
TB: Swisher; Kotsay 2; Chavez; Thomas; Crosby 2; Johnson 2.
RBI: Kotsay (19), Crosby 2 (17), Swisher (34), Thomas 2 (20).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Melhuse; Swisher.
SF: Swisher.
GIDP: Thomas.
Team LOB: 5.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ellis (3, 2nd base off Pineiro/Johjima).

FIELDING
E: Ellis (1, throw), Crosby (6, fielding).
DP: 2 (Ellis-Crosby-Johnson, Crosby-Ellis-Johnson).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pineiro (L, 4-4)6.07652104.91
Guardado 1.00000105.52
Soriano 1.00000002.53
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Saarloos (W, 2-1)6.28211204.70
Keisler 0.20001103.38
Karsay 1.11110003.86
Street (S, 6)0.10000005.11

HBP: Swisher (by Pineiro), Ellis (by Pineiro), Bloomquist (by Karsay).
Pitches-strikes: Pineiro 106-66, Guardado 8-5, Soriano 12-7, Saarloos 89-58, Keisler 15-7, Karsay 16-12, Street 4-2.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pineiro 9-8, Guardado 1-1, Soriano 1-2, Saarloos 14-4, Keisler 0-1, Karsay 3-1, Street 0-1.
Batters faced: Pineiro 29, Guardado 3, Soriano 3, Saarloos 29, Keisler 3, Karsay 5, Street 1.
Inherited runners-scored: Keisler 1-0, Karsay 1-0, Street 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Hunter Wendelstedt. 1B: Sam Holbrook. 2B: Randy Marsh. 3B: Angel Hernandez.
Weather: 59 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 6 mph, Out to RF.
T: 2:16.
Att: 18,136.

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