News

Cespedes’ late HR lifts Athletics over Mariners

Cespedes’ late HR lifts Athletics over Mariners

Photo: Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer that broke a scoreless tie in the eighth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 3-0 Sunday.

Cespedes pulled a 2-2 slider from Charlie Furbush (0-1) into the left-field bullpen. Cespedes’ second homer of the season came after Jed Lowrie drew a leadoff walk.

Josh Donaldson added a solo home run in the ninth, his third, off Lucas Luetge.

A’s starter Scott Kazmir pitched two-hit ball for six innings, striking out nine without a walk.

Dan Otero (2-0) retired two batters in the seventh. Luke Gregerson worked the eighth and Sean Doolittle allowed one hit in the ninth for his first save.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Washington House votes to retake tuition-setting power

Fresh
College loan

The Washington House of Representatives has voted to revoke tuition-setting power it previously gave to the state's universities.

in Local

Critics rap payday lenders’ attempt to change Washington law

Fresh
counting money

Payday lenders are pushing Washington lawmakers to change a state law that restricts high-cost loans marketed to poor people.

in Local

Washington House passes bill to outlaw spying via drone

Fresh
Photo provided by Amazon

It would become a crime to spy on people with a drone under a bill passed by the Washington House of Representatives.

in Local

Senate OKs judicial review of mental health decisions

A sidewalk outside the Legislative building is bustling with people on the first day of the 2014 session of the Washington state Legislature, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014, at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash.

Bill would allow family members to ask a judge to step in if a mental health professional will not involuntarily commit a relative they believe could be suicidal or a danger to others

in Local

Bellingham fifth highest in country for fraud complaints

phone scam

Only four other cities in the country reported more fraud per-capita than Bellingham last year