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August 3, 2011
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Oakland Athletics left fielder Josh Willingham fields a fly ball from Seattle Mariners’ Ichiro Suzuki in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle. The Mariners won 7-4.

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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Charlie Furbush throws against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle.

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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Charlie Furbush follows through on a throw to the Oakland Athletics in the second inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle.

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Seattle Mariners’ Casper Wells (33) is greeted at home by Mike Carp, center, and on-deck batter Jack Wilson after Wells and Carp scored against the Oakland Athletics in the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle.

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Oakland Athletics catcher Landon Powell, right, gives starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez a pat after they chatted on the mound in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle. Gonzalez gave up two runs in the inning.

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Seattle Mariners’ Ichiro Suzuki singles against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle. The Mariners won 7-4.

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Seattle Mariners’ Casper Wells singles in a run against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle.

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Seattle Mariners’ Casper Wells (33) slides safely into second base on a stolen base as Oakland Athletics second baseman Jemile Weeks leaves the ball behind on a tag in the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle.

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Seattle Mariners third baseman Jack Wilson, left, watches the direction of the ball as Oakland Athletics’ Conor Jackson comes around third base to score in the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle.

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Seattle Mariners second baseman Dustin Ackley moves to get out of the way as Oakland Athletics’ Scott Sizemore slides into second base after being forced out in the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle. Adam Rosales was out at first to end the bases-loaded threat.

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Seattle Mariners’ Mike Carp, right, slides safely into third base as Oakland Athletics third baseman Scott Sizemore fields a throw in the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle. Carp advanced on a single by Casper Wells. The Mariners won 7-4.

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Oakland Athletics’ Adam Rosales bows his head, and hands over his batting helmet after hitting into a bases-loaded, inning-ending double play against the Seattle Mariners in the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, in Seattle.