May 8, 2010 in Sports

Mariners lose in 10

Associated Press

SEATTLE — Hideki Matsui became the ninth Japanese player to reach 1,500 career RBIs when he singled home Bobby Abreu in the top of the 10th inning, and Brian Fuentes got his first save in two weeks as the Los Angeles Angels beat the sinking Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Saturday night.

Matsui’s single off David Aardsma (0-2) came after Abreu doubled leading off the 10th.

Seattle’s closer pitched 1 1/3 innings and allowed four hits plus a walk.

The Mariners lost their eighth consecutive game, all at home.

Fuentes got his first save since April 26, and fourth save in five opportunities this season. He struck out two in the bottom of the 10th.

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