Mariners dump Athletics

Mariners dump Athletics

Ken Griffey Jr. hit a three-run dinger to lead the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 6-4 on Tuesday night.

Seattle cashed as -200 home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 7.5-run total listed by oddsmakers.

Felix Hernandez allowed two runs over 7 2-3 innings to earn the win for the Mariners, who got two runs batted in from Bill Hall in the payday.

Kurt Suzuki was 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Oakland, while Trevor Cahill was roughed up for six runs over 4 2-3 innings to take the defeat for the Athletics.