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Mariners Spring Training 2012: Seattle Gets Roughed Up In 9-2 Loss To Oakland

The Seattle Mariners won their first Spring Training game on Friday by mashing five homers and outpacing the Oakland Athletics. They were on the wrong end of an offensive explosion on Saturday, as they managed just five hits and lost by a final score of 9-2.


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The first of the M's runs came in the bottom of the first inning, as Dustin Ackley walked and stole second, then came in to score when Justin Smoak hit a two-out RBI single. The lead was short-lived, as the A's managed three runs in the top of the third on a Seth Smith RBI single and a Jonny Gomes two-run homer.

Carlos Peguero added the only other Seattle run on a solo home run in the bottom of the third. Casper Wells, Adam Moore and Vinnie Catricala managed the only other hits for the Mariners.

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