Piscotty, Chapman power A's in 7-5 win over Mariners

OAKLAND,Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics blew a big early lead and recovered to pull out a big win.

Stephen Piscotty and Matt Chapman homered, Matt Olson had three hits and the A's defeated the Seattle Mariners 7-5 on Friday night.

Oakland pulled 1 1/2 games behind first-place Houston - which lost to the Los Angeles Angels - in the AL West, and extended its lead for the second wild card over Seattle to 5 1/2 games.

The A's have won 20 of their last 29 games and are 26-13 since the All-Star break.

The Mariners have lost four of their last five.

After squandering an early 5-0 lead, the A's scored the go-ahead run in the bottom of the fifth and then turned to their shutdown bullpen, which combined for 5 2/3 innings of scoreless relief after Mike Fiers was rocked in his shortest outing of the season.

''We've played a lot of games where things like that have happened,'' Olson said. ''We know that things can go in our favor just as quickly as they can go the other way, so we don't get too down if it's going bad. We have confidence in ourselves.''

Yusmeiro Petit (6-3) pitched 1 1/3 innings for the win.

Blake Treinen worked a scoreless ninth for his 34th save after Fernando Rodney, Lee Trivino and Jeurys Familia each pitched one inning.

As nice as the win was, A's manager Bob Melvin acknowledged that taxing his bullpen this much isn't a sustainable model.

''You can't do it every night, that's the issue,'' Melvin said. ''Certainly we'll have some reinforcements tomorrow, but the reason we win the games like this is because of those four guys that we used and Petit was terrific tonight.''

Olson singled leading off the fifth and scored the go-ahead run on Ramon Laureano's sacrifice fly.

The A's extended their lead to 7-5 in the sixth when Khris Davis singled in Jed Lowrie.

Fiers gave up five runs in 3 1/3 innings in his worst start since coming to Oakland in a trade with the Tigers on Aug. 6.

Ryon Healy's game-tying two-run homer highlighted a four-run fourth inning that chased Fiers. Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz also homered off Fiers.

''We knew we had to get on him early in the game, get back into it and our guys responded, which was great to see, but just not enough after that,'' Mariners manager Scott Servais said.

''Their bullpen was really good tonight.''

Piscotty's 19th home run - a two-run shot to left off Mariners starter Mike Leake - highlighted a five-run first inning in which the A's sent nine men to the plate.

Chapman started the inning with his 22nd home run - a solo shot to left - and Olson had an RBI double.

Leake (8-9) gave up six runs and 11 hits with two walks in 4 1/3 innings. He lost his fourth straight decision and is winless in his last 11 starts.

Chapman also had a double in the fourth. He leads the majors with 22 extra-base hits in August.

DEAL

The A's acquired RHP Cory Gearrin from the Texas Rangers. RHP Paul Blackburn was transferred to the 60-day disabled list to clear a spot on the 40-man roster.

ALSO

The A's recalled outfielder Dustin Fowler from Triple-A Nashville on Friday. He was 0 for 5 in his first game back. ... Mariners RF Mitch Haniger extended his hitting streak to 12 games. ... The A's are 66-0 when leading after eight innings.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Mariners: SS Jean Segura was out of Friday's lineup with a deep bone bruise in his left shin. ... LHP Marco Gonzales (neck muscle strain) threw on flat ground for a second straight day on Friday, but it's not known when he'll throw a bullpen session, the next step in his recovery, manager Scott Servais said. Gonzales went on the DL Aug. 27, retroactive to Aug. 24.

Athletics: LHP Brett Anderson (left forearm strain) threw on flat ground on Friday.

UP NEXT

Mariners LHP James Paxton (10-5, 3.68 ERA) will make his start since going on the DL with a left forearm contusion on Aug. 15. A's RHP Daniel Mengden (6-6, 4.28) is 0-2 with a 4.91 ERA in two career starts against Seattle.

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SEA75-60
010400000591
OAK81-55
50001100X7130
  • W: Y. Petit (6-3)L: M. Leake (8-9)S: B. Treinen (34)
  • HR: SEA - N. Cruz (33), R. Cano (6), R. Healy (24), OAK - S. Piscotty (19), M. Chapman (22)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
M. Haniger RF-CF50100021.280.365.486.8510.0
D. Span LF40000001.274.349.441.7900.0
R. Cano 2B31111101.284.366.438.8037.0
N. Cruz DH42211011.266.349.539.8877.5
K. Seager 3B41100012.218.268.399.6661.5
R. Healy 1B41221011.248.280.451.7317.5
C. Herrmann C40110011.242.329.409.7381.5
C. Maybin CF20000011.239.320.321.641-0.5
a- B. Gamel PH-RF20000020.284.361.387.749-1.0
D. Gordon SS40100000.276.297.341.6383.0
HITTERSAB
M. Haniger RF-CF5
D. Span LF4
R. Cano 2B3
N. Cruz DH4
K. Seager 3B4
R. Healy 1B4
C. Herrmann C4
C. Maybin CF2
a- B. Gamel PH-RF2
D. Gordon SS4
  • a-struck out for Maybin in the 6th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
D. Fowler LF50000013.225.254.358.612-0.5
C. Pinder LF00000000.253.333.418.7510.0
M. Chapman 3B51211000.282.364.530.8948.0
J. Lowrie 2B51200011.275.358.473.8313.5
K. Davis DH41110132.248.327.545.8722.5
M. Olson 1B42310011.240.324.446.7706.5
S. Piscotty RF41221002.260.318.461.7798.0
R. Laureano CF21110011.317.380.524.9043.5
M. Semien SS30210101.261.322.385.7075.0
J. Lucroy C40000006.243.295.328.6230.0
    BATTING
    • HR - R. Cano (6), N. Cruz (33), R. Healy (24)
    • RBI - R. Cano (30), N. Cruz (82), R. Healy 2 (65), C. Herrmann (5)
    • 2-Out RBI - C. Herrmann (2)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - M. Haniger, R. Cano, K. Seager, C. Herrmann, C. Maybin
    BATTING
    • 2B - M. Chapman (33), J. Lowrie (35), M. Olson (30), M. Semien (30)
    • HR - M. Chapman (22), S. Piscotty (19)
    • SF - R. Laureano
    • RBI - M. Chapman (53), K. Davis (104), M. Olson (65), S. Piscotty 2 (63), R. Laureano (11), M. Semien (49)
    • 2-Out RBI - M. Olson (21), S. Piscotty 2 (22), M. Semien (22)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - D. Fowler 3 (3), K. Davis 2 (2), S. Piscotty, J. Lucroy 3 (3)
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - D. Gordon (30)
    FIELDING
    • E - M. Haniger (7)
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    M. Leake (L, 8-9)4.111662324.251.30-10.5
    A. Warren1.22110202.931.371.0
    S. Armstrong2.00000200.000.337.0
    PITCHERSIP
    M. Leake (L, 8-9)4.1
    A. Warren1.2
    S. Armstrong2.0
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    M. Fiers3.27550233.381.18-2.0
    Y. Petit (W, 6-3)1.10001103.311.059.5
    L. Trivino (H, 19)1.00000102.221.093.5
    F. Rodney (H, 3)1.01000002.471.282.0
    J. Familia (H, 5)1.01000302.821.193.5
    B. Treinen (S, 34)1.00000200.940.9311.0
    PITCHERSIP
    M. Fiers3.2
    Y. Petit (W, 6-3)1.1
    L. Trivino (H, 19)1.0
    F. Rodney (H, 3)1.0
    J. Familia (H, 5)1.0
    B. Treinen (S, 34)1.0
    PITCHING
    • HBP - S. Armstrong
    • Pitches-Strikes - M. Leake 96-66, A. Warren 31-19, S. Armstrong 24-14
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Leake 6-4, A. Warren 1-2, S. Armstrong 2-2
    • Batters Faced - M. Leake 26, A. Warren 7, S. Armstrong 7
    PITCHING
    • WP - M. Fiers (4)
    • Pitches-Strikes - M. Fiers 66-44, Y. Petit 21-10, L. Trivino 12-9, F. Rodney 17-12, J. Familia 16-13, B. Treinen 15-12
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Fiers 5-4, L. Trivino 1-1, F. Rodney 3-0
    • Batters Faced - M. Fiers 18, Y. Petit 5, L. Trivino 3, F. Rodney 4, J. Familia 4, B. Treinen 3
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    SEA75-60
    010400000591
    OAK81-55
    50001100X7130
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    M. Haniger RF-CF50100021.280.365.486.8510.0
    D. Span LF40000001.274.349.441.7900.0
    R. Cano 2B31111101.284.366.438.8037.0
    N. Cruz DH42211011.266.349.539.8877.5
    K. Seager 3B41100012.218.268.399.6661.5
    R. Healy 1B41221011.248.280.451.7317.5
    C. Herrmann C40110011.242.329.409.7381.5
    C. Maybin CF20000011.239.320.321.641-0.5
    a- B. Gamel PH-RF20000020.284.361.387.749-1.0
    D. Gordon SS40100000.276.297.341.6383.0
    Total365953199-----
    HITTERSAB
    M. Haniger RF-CF5
    D. Span LF4
    R. Cano 2B3
    N. Cruz DH4
    K. Seager 3B4
    R. Healy 1B4
    C. Herrmann C4
    C. Maybin CF2
    a- B. Gamel PH-RF2
    D. Gordon SS4
    Total36
    • a-struck out for Maybin in the 6th
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    D. Fowler LF50000013.225.254.358.612-0.5
    C. Pinder LF00000000.253.333.418.7510.0
    M. Chapman 3B51211000.282.364.530.8948.0
    J. Lowrie 2B51200011.275.358.473.8313.5
    K. Davis DH41110132.248.327.545.8722.5
    M. Olson 1B42310011.240.324.446.7706.5
    S. Piscotty RF41221002.260.318.461.7798.0
    R. Laureano CF21110011.317.380.524.9043.5
    M. Semien SS30210101.261.322.385.7075.0
    J. Lucroy C40000006.243.295.328.6230.0
    Total36713722717-----
      BATTING
      • HR - R. Cano (6), N. Cruz (33), R. Healy (24)
      • RBI - R. Cano (30), N. Cruz (82), R. Healy 2 (65), C. Herrmann (5)
      • 2-Out RBI - C. Herrmann (2)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - M. Haniger, R. Cano, K. Seager, C. Herrmann, C. Maybin
      BATTING
      • 2B - M. Chapman (33), J. Lowrie (35), M. Olson (30), M. Semien (30)
      • HR - M. Chapman (22), S. Piscotty (19)
      • SF - R. Laureano
      • RBI - M. Chapman (53), K. Davis (104), M. Olson (65), S. Piscotty 2 (63), R. Laureano (11), M. Semien (49)
      • 2-Out RBI - M. Olson (21), S. Piscotty 2 (22), M. Semien (22)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - D. Fowler 3 (3), K. Davis 2 (2), S. Piscotty, J. Lucroy 3 (3)
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - D. Gordon (30)
      FIELDING
      • E - M. Haniger (7)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Leake (L, 8-9)4.111662324.251.30-10.5
      A. Warren1.22110202.931.371.0
      S. Armstrong2.00000200.000.337.0
      Total8.01377272---
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Leake (L, 8-9)4.1
      A. Warren1.2
      S. Armstrong2.0
      Total8.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      M. Fiers3.27550233.381.18-2.0
      Y. Petit (W, 6-3)1.10001103.311.059.5
      L. Trivino (H, 19)1.00000102.221.093.5
      F. Rodney (H, 3)1.01000002.471.282.0
      J. Familia (H, 5)1.01000302.821.193.5
      B. Treinen (S, 34)1.00000200.940.9311.0
      Total9.0955193---
      PITCHERSIP
      M. Fiers3.2
      Y. Petit (W, 6-3)1.1
      L. Trivino (H, 19)1.0
      F. Rodney (H, 3)1.0
      J. Familia (H, 5)1.0
      B. Treinen (S, 34)1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • HBP - S. Armstrong
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Leake 96-66, A. Warren 31-19, S. Armstrong 24-14
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Leake 6-4, A. Warren 1-2, S. Armstrong 2-2
      • Batters Faced - M. Leake 26, A. Warren 7, S. Armstrong 7
      PITCHING
      • WP - M. Fiers (4)
      • Pitches-Strikes - M. Fiers 66-44, Y. Petit 21-10, L. Trivino 12-9, F. Rodney 17-12, J. Familia 16-13, B. Treinen 15-12
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - M. Fiers 5-4, L. Trivino 1-1, F. Rodney 3-0
      • Batters Faced - M. Fiers 18, Y. Petit 5, L. Trivino 3, F. Rodney 4, J. Familia 4, B. Treinen 3
      • 6TH INNING
        Davis singled to center, Lowrie scored57
      • 5TH INNING
        Laureano hit sacrifice fly to right, Olson scored56
      • 4TH INNING
        Healy homered to left center, Seager scored55
        Cruz homered to center35
        Cano homered to right25
      • 2ND INNING
        Herrmann singled to right center, Cruz scored15
      • 1ST INNING
        Semien doubled to deep right center, Laureano scored05
        Piscotty homered to left center, Olson scored04
        Olson doubled to deep center, Davis scored02
        Chapman homered to left01
      • 9TH INNING
        • Blake Treinen relieved Jeurys Familia
        • B. Gamel: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Gamel struck out swinging
        • D. Gordon: Foul, Gordon lined out to center
        • M. Haniger: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Haniger struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 9th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 8TH INNING
        • Chad Pinder in left field
        • Jeurys Familia relieved Fernando Rodney
        • N. Cruz: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Cruz struck out swinging
        • K. Seager: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Seager struck out swinging
        • R. Healy: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Healy singled to center
        • C. Herrmann: Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Herrmann struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • S. Armstrong Pitching:
        • M. Chapman: Ball, Chapman grounded out to shortstop
        • J. Lowrie: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Lowrie struck out swinging
        • K. Davis: Ball, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Davis struck out swinging
        • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • Fernando Rodney relieved Lou Trivino
        • D. Gordon: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Gordon grounded out to shortstop
        • M. Haniger: Haniger singled to shallow right center
        • D. Span: Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Span grounded out to second, Haniger to second
        • R. Cano: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Cano grounded out to shortstop
        • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • Shawn Armstrong relieved Adam Warren
        • R. Laureano: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Laureano hit by pitch
        • M. Semien: Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Semien grounded out to third, Laureano to second
        • J. Lucroy: Ball, Ball, Lucroy lined out to right
        • D. Fowler: Fowler fouled out to left
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • Lou Trivino relieved Yusmeiro Petit
        • R. Healy: Strike looking, Healy grounded out to second
        • C. Herrmann: Ball, Strike looking, Herrmann flied out to deep right
        • Ben Gamel hit for Cameron Maybin
        • B. Gamel: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Gamel struck out looking
        • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • A. Warren Pitching:
        • M. Chapman: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Chapman grounded out to shortstop
        • J. Lowrie: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lowrie doubled to deep right
        • K. Davis: Foul, Davis singled to center, Lowrie scored
        • M. Olson: Pickoff attempt, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Olson struck out swinging
        • S. Piscotty: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Piscotty flied out to right
        • End of the 6th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • Y. Petit Pitching:
        • D. Span: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Span flied out to left
        • R. Cano: Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Ball, Cano walked
        • N. Cruz: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Cruz flied out to shallow right
        • K. Seager: Ball, Seager lined out to first
        • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Leake Pitching:
        • M. Olson: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Olson singled to right center, Olson to second on center fielder Haniger fielding error
        • S. Piscotty: Strike looking, Piscotty singled to right, Olson to third
        • R. Laureano: Foul, Laureano hit sacrifice fly to right, Olson scored
        • M. Semien: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Ball, Semien singled to left, Piscotty to second
        • Adam Warren relieved Mike Leake
        • J. Lucroy: Lucroy fouled out to first
        • D. Fowler: Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Fowler struck out swinging
        • End of the 5th (1 Run, 3 Hits, 1 Error)
      • 4TH INNING
        • M. Fiers Pitching:
        • R. Cano: Strike looking, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Cano homered to right
        • N. Cruz: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Cruz homered to center
        • K. Seager: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Seager singled to center
        • R. Healy: Ball, Pickoff attempt, Healy homered to left center, Seager scored
        • C. Herrmann: Herrmann grounded out to first
        • C. Maybin: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Maybin flied out to shallow center
        • D. Gordon: Foul, Foul, Gordon singled to left
        • Yusmeiro Petit relieved Mike Fiers
        • M. Haniger: Pickoff attempt, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Gordon stole second, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Haniger struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 4th (4 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Leake Pitching:
        • D. Fowler: Strike looking, Ball, Fowler grounded out to pitcher
        • M. Chapman: Chapman doubled to deep right
        • J. Lowrie: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Lowrie lined out to first
        • K. Davis: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Strike looking, Davis struck out looking
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • M. Fiers Pitching:
        • D. Gordon: Ball, Foul, Foul, Gordon grounded out to first
        • M. Haniger: Haniger grounded out to third
        • D. Span: Foul, Span grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Leake Pitching:
        • M. Olson: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Olson singled to left
        • S. Piscotty: Foul, Foul, Piscotty reached on fielder's choice to second, Olson out at second
        • R. Laureano: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Laureano struck out swinging
        • M. Semien: Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Semien walked, Piscotty to second
        • J. Lucroy: Ball, Strike looking, Lucroy grounded out to shortstop
        • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • M. Fiers Pitching:
        • N. Cruz: Ball, Cruz singled to center
        • K. Seager: Ball, Ball, Seager lined out to center
        • R. Healy: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Healy struck out swinging
        • C. Herrmann: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Cruz to second on wild pitch, Ball, Ball, Herrmann singled to right center, Cruz scored
        • C. Maybin: Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Strike looking, Maybin struck out looking
        • Middle of the 2nd (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Leake Pitching:
        • D. Fowler: Strike looking, Fowler grounded out to second
        • M. Chapman: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Chapman flied out to center
        • J. Lowrie: Foul, Ball, Lowrie singled to right
        • K. Davis: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Davis struck out swinging
        • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • M. Fiers Pitching:
        • M. Haniger: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Haniger flied out to deep right
        • D. Span: Strike looking, Foul, Span grounded out to first
        • R. Cano: Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Cano lined out to center
        • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • M. Leake Pitching:
        • D. Fowler: Strike looking, Fowler grounded out to second
        • M. Chapman: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Chapman homered to left
        • J. Lowrie: Lowrie grounded out to first
        • K. Davis: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Davis walked
        • M. Olson: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Ball, Olson doubled to deep center, Davis scored
        • S. Piscotty: Piscotty homered to left center, Olson scored
        • R. Laureano: Ball, Strike looking, Laureano reached on an infield single to shortstop
        • M. Semien: Pickoff attempt, Semien doubled to deep right center, Laureano scored
        • J. Lucroy: Strike looking, Lucroy fouled out to first
        • End of the 1st (5 Runs, 5 Hits, 0 Errors)