A’s drop Mariners in 10th
Mark Ellis hit a game-ending RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.
Edwar Ramirez (1-0) pitched the 10th to earn his first win since Sept. 3, 2008, when he was with the New York Yankees.
Kanekoa Texeira (0-1) took the loss in his major league debut.
A’s starter Dallas Braden struck out a career-high 10 in seven innings, giving up a run on four hits and a walk.
Mariners starter Ian Snell lasted six innings, giving up one runs and three hits. He walked two and struck out four.
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