Crisp homers, A's overcome Hernandez's gem to sweep Mariners

Apr 10, 2016 9:12 PM by Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) - Coco Crisp hit a two-out homer in the 10th inning to help the Oakland Athletics overcome a dominant outing from Seattle ace Felix Hernandez and beat the Mariners 2-1 Sunday to sweep the three-game series.

Hernandez struck out 10 over seven scoreless innings, allowing three hits and two walks.

Oakland's Marcus Semien hit a homer to lead off the eighth against Joel Peralta, tying the game 1-1.

Crisp hit his no-doubter to right field off Nick Vincent (1-1).

John Axford (1-0) pitched a scoreless ninth and Sean Doolittle struck out two in the 10th to earn his first save.

Chris Bassitt allowed one unearned run in seven innings for Oakland. The right-hander allowed three hits, struck out four and walked five.

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