April 6, 2010 in Sports

A’s drop Mariners in 10th

Associated Press

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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