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Nori Aoki slides into third base as Stephen Vogt’s throw gets past third baseman Mark Canha. Aoki then scampered home for the winning run. (Ben Margot/AP)

A’s error allows Mariners to steal series opener

OAKLAND — The Athletics’ demons have not been exorcised after all. Despite…

Nori Aoki slides into third base as Stephen Vogt’s throw gets past third baseman Mark Canha. Aoki then scampered home for the winning run. (Ben Margot/AP)
Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp heads to the dugout after hitting a solo home run on a pitch from Seattle Mariners' Nick Vincent during the 10th inning Sunday in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Coco Crisp homer clinches sweep

SEATTLE — Coco Crisp’s neck injury last season forced him to change…

Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp heads to the dugout after hitting a solo home run on a pitch from Seattle Mariners' Nick Vincent during the 10th inning Sunday in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Rich Hill throws against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of Saturday's game in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/AP)

Rich Hill strikes out 10, A’s win second in a row

SEATTLE — Rich Hill struck out 10 batters over six innings to…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Rich Hill throws against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of Saturday's game in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
Matt Harvey's unfortunate medical condition was fair game to New York tabloid writers. (Adam Hunger/AP)

Big puns dominate Matt Harvey coverage

Matt Harvey, the New York Mets ace, had a mystery health scare…

Matt Harvey's unfortunate medical condition was fair game to New York tabloid writers. (Adam Hunger/AP)
Danny Valencia hit a homer on Thursday. (Chris Carlson/AP)

A’s, Mariners combine for 22 runs in spring training game

MESA, Ariz. — Robinson Cano belted a single that didn’t count and…

Danny Valencia hit a homer on Thursday. (Chris Carlson/AP)
Hunter Pence waves to fans as he walks toward the field for a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Both big-name starters struggle in Giants-Mariners tilt

PEORIA, Ariz. — Leonys Martin and Luis Sardinas homered in Seattle’s 6-run…

Hunter Pence waves to fans as he walks toward the field for a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. (Jae C. Hong/AP)
Oakland Athletics' Danny Valencia is greeted in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners in the fifth inning Monday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Valencia homers in 7-run 5th, A’s rally past Mariners 11-5

SEATTLE — Danny Valencia homered and Stephen Vogt doubled twice in Oakland's…

Oakland Athletics' Danny Valencia is greeted in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners in the fifth inning Monday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Oakland Athletics' Sam Fuld, right, is congratulated by third base coach Mike Gallego (2) after hitting a solo home run off of Seattle Mariners pitcher Mike Montgomery during the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Another one-run loss for A’s, who fall 2-1 to Mariners

OAKLAND — Athletics rookie Chris Bassitt recorded two quick outs in the…

Oakland Athletics' Sam Fuld, right, is congratulated by third base coach Mike Gallego (2) after hitting a solo home run off of Seattle Mariners pitcher Mike Montgomery during the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland on Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Oakland Athletics pitcher Jesse Chavez (30) throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning. (Jeff Chiu/AP Photo)

Mariners hit 4 HRs in 9-5 win over A’s

OAKLAND — J.A. Happ acknowledged his frustration through a series of losses…

Oakland Athletics pitcher Jesse Chavez (30) throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning. (Jeff Chiu/AP Photo)
San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 18, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Vogelsong, 3 relievers throw 5-hitter, Giants beat Ms 7-0

SEATTLE — Ryan Vogelsong rebounded from a rough outing with his best…

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 18, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Madison Bumgarner throws to Seattle's Austin Jackson during the Giants' 2-0 loss to the Mariners. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Hernandez outduels Bumgarner, Giants waste strong start in loss to Mariners

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez pitched eight innings of four-hit ball, Austin Jackson…

Madison Bumgarner throws to Seattle's Austin Jackson during the Giants' 2-0 loss to the Mariners. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Mariners' Logan Morrison, right, steals second base past the tag of San Francisco Giants' Joe Panik during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, June 15, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Giants shut down by Mariners in ninth-straight home loss

The Seattle Mariners pushed it on the bases and produced the timely…

Seattle Mariners' Logan Morrison, right, steals second base past the tag of San Francisco Giants' Joe Panik during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, June 15, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan swings for an RBI single off Seattle Mariners' J.A. Happ in the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Giants snap 9-game home skid with 6-2 win over Mariners

SAN FRANCISCO — Matt Duffy homered and drove in three runs to…

San Francisco Giants' Angel Pagan swings for an RBI single off Seattle Mariners' J.A. Happ in the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 16, 2015, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Ted S. Warren/APMarcus Semien

Struggling A's fall to Hernandez, Mariners

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez became the fourth-youngest player to reach 2,000 career…

Ted S. Warren/APMarcus Semien
Ben Margot/APJosh Reddick returned to the A's lineup Sunday

Clippard tagged for HR in 10th as A's lose to Mariners

OAKLAND — Jesse Hahn looked unhittable while impressively dueling with Seattle ace…

Ben Margot/APJosh Reddick returned to the A's lineup Sunday
Ben Margot/APA’s newcomer Jesse Hahn pitched five no-hit innings Sunday against the Mariners before faltering in the sixth inning

Erratic start doesn’t squash A’s optimism

OAKLAND — The A’s were down 7-3 in the bottom of the…

Ben Margot/APA’s newcomer Jesse Hahn pitched five no-hit innings Sunday against the Mariners before faltering in the sixth inning

Ramirez throws 4 shutout innings, Mariners beat Athletics

PEORIA — Erasmo Ramirez, making a bid for a spot at the…

John F. Rhodes/AP file photoJosh Donaldson

A's enter final day of season battling for playoff spot

Going to Game 162, and still no telling where or when Felix…

John F. Rhodes/AP file photoJosh Donaldson
Ted S. WarrenA's slugger Brandon Moss rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning against the Mariners on Sunday.

Lester, homers lead A's to key win over Mariners

SEATTLE -- Jon Lester could not find his command. There was no…

Ted S. WarrenA's slugger Brandon Moss rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning against the Mariners on Sunday.
Ben Margot/APA's starter Sonny Gray surrendered six runs and seven hits in five innings against the Mariners on Tuesday.

A's come back in ninth, but fall to Mariners

OAKLAND -- James Paxton pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and…

Ben Margot/APA's starter Sonny Gray surrendered six runs and seven hits in five innings against the Mariners on Tuesday.