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Bedard wins duel
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Mariners 1, Athletics 0
Mike Sweeney hit an RBI double, driving in the game's only run. (Ben Margot/AP)
On a day when the Mariners' offense didn't produce a hit until the seventh inning, Erik Bedard needed a dominant start, and he had one, going 8 1/3 innings of scoreless baseball, helping his team to complete a three-game sweep in Oakland.
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Series at a glance:
SEA
Seattle (5-2)
Won 4
Seattle 1, Oakland 0   OAK
Oakland (2-4)
Lost 3
April 12, 2009
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Seattle
0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0   1 3 0
Oakland
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 3 0
Standings thru 4/12/09  |  Recap: SEA | OAK  |  Gameday  |  Mariners stats  |  Athletics stats
Seattle AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Chavez, En, LF-RF 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 .379
Gutierrez, F, CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 .185
Griffey Jr., RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133
  Betancourt, Y, SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .364
Beltre, A, 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 .269
Branyan, 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286
Sweeney, M, DH 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 .250
Lopez, Jo, 2B 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 .238
Johnson, Ro, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143
Cedeno, R, SS-LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 .143
Totals 28 1 3 1 3 4 8  

BATTING
2B: Sweeney, M (1, Cahill).
TB: Sweeney, M 2; Beltre, A; Chavez, En.
RBI: Sweeney, M (2).
2-out RBI: Sweeney, M.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Johnson, Ro; Lopez, Jo; Gutierrez, F.
GIDP: Gutierrez, F 2.
Team RISP: 0-for-4.
Team LOB: 4.

BASERUNNING
SB: Branyan (1, 2nd base off Cahill/Suzuki, K), Chavez, En (3, 2nd base off Springer/Suzuki, K).

 
Oakland AB R H RBI BB SO LOB AVG
Sweeney, R, RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 .308
Cabrera, O, SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .318
Giambi, 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 .304
Holliday, LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 .235
Cust, DH 3 0 0 0 1 2 2 .389
Chavez, Er, 3B 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 .150
Suzuki, K, C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238
Ellis, M, 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250
Davis, R, CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .143
Totals 29 0 3 0 2 8 6  

BATTING
TB: Davis, R; Sweeney, R; Holliday.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Chavez, Er; Cust.
SAC: Cabrera, O.
Team RISP: 0-for-3.
Team LOB: 5.

FIELDING
DP: 2 (Cabrera, O-Ellis, M-Giambi, Ellis, M-Cabrera, O-Giambi).

 
Seattle IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Bedard (W, 1-0) 8.1 3 0 0 1 7 0 2.03
Aardsma (S, 2) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00
 
Oakland IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA
Cahill (L, 0-1) 7.0 2 1 1 3 3 0 2.25
Springer 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00
Bailey, A 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

HBP: Branyan (by Cahill).
Pitches-strikes: Bedard 102-67, Aardsma 19-10, Cahill 97-57, Springer 17-11, Bailey, A 9-4.
Groundouts-flyouts: Bedard 9-4, Aardsma 0-0, Cahill 10-3, Springer 1-0, Bailey, A 1-1.
Batters faced: Bedard 29, Aardsma 3, Cahill 25, Springer 4, Bailey, A 3.
Inherited runners-scored: Aardsma 1-0.
Umpires: HP: Kerwin Danley. 1B: Doug Eddings. 2B: Hunter Wendelstedt. 3B: Dana DeMuth.
Weather: 58 degrees, sunny.
Wind: 9 mph, Out to LF.
T: 2:25.
Att: 12,127.
Venue: Oakland Coliseum.
April 12, 2009
April 12, 2009

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