Streaky Mariners take series with Oakland

OAKLAND, Ca. - Kyle Seager doubled twice and drove in four runs as the Seattle Mariners won for the eighth time in nine games, beating the Oakland Athletics 8-4 on Sunday.

Adam Lind homered, Nori Aoki had three singles and Shawn O'Malley added two hits and scored twice for Seattle. The Mariners moved within 5 1-2 games of AL West-leading Texas, matching the closest they've been to the division leaders since early June.

Wade LeBlanc (2-0) gave up three runs over six innings to earn his second win since being acquired from Toronto in June. The lefty struck out seven and walked one.

Khris Davis, Ryon Healy and Brett Eibner homered for the A's.

Zach Neal (2-2) allowed five runs and eight hits in 5 1-3 innings.