Athletics 9, Mariners 2
OAKLAND, Calif. — Guillermo Moscoso retired his final 16 batters for Oakland. He went seven innings for the second time in nine starts since the All-Star break and ended a two-game losing streak despite allowing his first earned run in 252/3 innings against AL West opponents. Hideki Matsui's three-run double in the third put Oakland ahead for good. It came against Jason Vargas, who has given up 22 earned runs over his past 212/3 innings.