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Sonny Gray dealt first career loss to Seattle

Oakland Athletics' Sonny Gray works against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray already had a tough start when Endy Chavez bounced a chopper through a vacant middle infield and turned a single into a two-run double.

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Paxton takes shutout into 8th, Mariners stop A’s

Seattle Mariners' James Paxton works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — James Paxton pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Seattle Mariners held off a late rally by Oakland for a 6-5 win Tuesday night, handing the Athletics their fifth loss in six games.

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Young roughed up, Mariners lose to Athletics

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Chris Young throws to the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The fired-up Oakland Athletics came out swinging, and Chris Young’s day was short-lived.

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Dunn homers in 1st at-bat for A’s, tops White Sox

Oakland Athletics' Adam Dunn hits a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup of playoff contenders.

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Posey goes 5 for 5 in 6 innings, Giants rout Brews

San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey drives in a run with a single against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buster Posey went 5 for 5 and drove in three runs in just six innings, then was pulled early as the San Francisco Giants routed the Milwaukee Brewers 13-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.

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