Mariners even series with A’s

Mariners even series with A’s

The Seattle Mariners held off a late rally to defeat the Oakland A’s 5-3 Saturday night to even their three-game series at Safeco Field.

Seattle won the game as -150 favorites, and the eight runs went as a PUSH against the posted over/under (8).

Greg Norton went 3-for-4 at the plate with three RBIs to lead the Mariners. Erick Bedard tossed 6 2-3 innings for the win, giving up just two hits along the way.

Mike Sweeney belted a solo home run in a losing effort. Justin Duchscherer gave up two runs off six hits over five innings in the loss.