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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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This Date In Baseball

1952 — Mike Fornieles of the Washington Senators, in his major league debut, pitched a one-hitter for a 5-0 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics in the second game of a doubleheader.

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Angels trounce A’s 8-1 to complete 4-game sweep

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, left, congratulates Chris Iannetta, right, along with other teammates after he hit a solo home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The Angels won 8-1.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting.

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Raiders claim DE Mayowa off waivers

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have claimed defensive end Benson Mayowa off waivers from the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.

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