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Mariners' skid reaches six
Athletics 11, Mariners 2
Ichiro Suzuki races to first in the first inning on Tuesday night. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
 Betancourt's solo homer
Yuniesky Betancourt's solo shot got the Mariners on the board in the fifth, but they were already trailing by nine runs as Seattle's losing streak against Oakland reached 14 games. Joel Pineiro was roughed up for nine runs in 3 2/3 innings as his ERA ballooned to 6.34 in his 11th loss of the season.
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Series at a glance:
TODAY'S WRAPS: August 15, 2006
SEA
Seattle (56-63)
Lost 6
Oakland 11, Seattle 2   OAK
Oakland (67-52)
Won 5
August 15, 2006
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0   2 11 0
Oakland
0 3 1 5 0 1 0 1 X   11 15 1
Standings thru 8/15/06  |  Gameday  |  Mariners Stats  |  Athletics Stats
SeattleABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Suzuki, RF5010023.324
Lopez, 2B4110013.280
Beltre, 3B4011001.263
  Jones, CF0000000.217
Ibanez, LF3010011.269
  a-Morse, PH-3B1010000.409
Broussard, 1B3010002.303
  b-Perez, PH-1B1000001.275
Johjima, C4010003.296
Dobbs, DH4010012.294
Betancourt, SS4121012.302
Bloomquist, CF-LF3010100.254
Totals3621121618 

a-Singled for Ibanez in the 8th. b-Flied out for Broussard in the 8th.

BATTING
2B: Lopez (25, Saarloos).
HR: Betancourt (6, 5th inning off Saarloos, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: Suzuki; Lopez 2; Beltre; Ibanez; Morse; Broussard; Johjima; Dobbs; Betancourt 5; Bloomquist.
RBI: Betancourt (39), Beltre (55).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Betancourt; Beltre; Lopez; Dobbs.
GIDP: Johjima; Suzuki.
Team LOB: 8.

FIELDING
DP: 4 (Betancourt-Broussard, Pineiro-Lopez-Broussard, Beltre-Lopez-Broussard, Broussard-Betancourt-Pineiro).

 
OaklandABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Kendall, C5011001.274
Kotsay, CF4120110.268
Bradley, RF3210202.274
Thomas, DH2111210.264
  1-Perez, PR-DH1000000.095
Chavez, 3B3211105.242
  a-Jimenez, PH-3B1000010.203
Payton, LF3330200.294
Swisher, 1B4134013.254
  b-Melhuse, PH-1B0000100.217
Scutaro, SS4124113.245
Ellis, 2B5010006.220
Totals3511151110520 

a-Struck out for Chavez in the 8th. b-Walked for Swisher in the 8th.
1-Ran for Thomas in the 6th.

BATTING
2B: Swisher 2 (16, Pineiro, Woods), Scutaro (15, Pineiro), Chavez (15, Pineiro).
TB: Kendall; Kotsay 2; Bradley; Thomas; Chavez 2; Payton 3; Swisher 5; Scutaro 3; Ellis.
RBI: Scutaro 4 (30), Kendall (29), Swisher 4 (70), Thomas (70), Chavez (54).
2-out RBI: Thomas; Chavez; Swisher 3; Scutaro 2.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Scutaro; Ellis 3.
GIDP: Chavez; Bradley; Scutaro; Kendall.
Team LOB: 10.

FIELDING
E: Scutaro (10, throw).
DP: 2 (Chavez-Ellis-Swisher, Ellis-Scutaro-Swisher).

 
SeattleIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Pineiro (L, 7-11)3.212995106.34
Woods 3.11114304.11
Putz 1.02111102.25
 
OaklandIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Saarloos (W, 5-6)6.08220114.77
Witasick 1.010012014.09
Sauerbeck 1.02000104.84
Calero 1.00000202.81

WP: Pineiro, Saarloos.
IBB: Payton (by Woods).
Pitches-strikes: Pineiro 93-58, Woods 64-36, Putz 25-16, Saarloos 82-60, Witasick 18-12, Sauerbeck 17-11, Calero 10-7.
Ground outs-fly outs: Pineiro 10-0, Woods 5-2, Putz 0-2, Saarloos 14-3, Witasick 0-1, Sauerbeck 1-1, Calero 1-0.
Batters faced: Pineiro 24, Woods 15, Putz 6, Saarloos 24, Witasick 5, Sauerbeck 5, Calero 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Woods 3-3.
Umpires: HP: Bill Welke. 1B: Marty Foster. 2B: Tim McClelland. 3B: Fieldin Culbreth.
Weather: 57 degrees, clear.
Wind: 16 mph, L to R.
T: 2:39.
Att: 23,726.

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