Mariners hit 4 HRs in 9-5 win over A’s

Nelson Cruz, Robinson Cano
Seattle Mariners' Nelson Cruz (23) celebrates with teammates after hitting a two-run home run that scored Robinson Cano (22) during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Nelson Cruz, Seth Smith, Brad Miller and Logan Morrison all hit two-run homers and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 9-5 Friday night for their third win in four games.

J.A. Happ (4-5) snapped a personnel four-game slide with six strong innings, giving up three runs and eight hits. He struck out five and walked none.

Mark Canha had two hits and three RBIs, Billy Burns had two hits and drove in a run and Brett Lawrie and Josh Reddick also had two hits each for the A’s, who had won three of their previous four games. Marcus Semien also drove in a run.

Jesse Chavez (4-8) gave up four runs and nine hits in his 6 1/3 innings. He did not walk anyone and struck out four.

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