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Sea 0 2 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 8 9 2
Oak 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 5 10 1
Date of game: 3/2/2012

Recap: Oakland vs. Seattle

Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) - Jesus Montero was one of five Mariners to go deep on Friday as Seattle topped the Oakland Athletics, 8-5, in the Cactus League opener for both teams.

Michael Saunders, Carlos Peguero, Luis Rodriguez and Johermyn Chavez all added solo home runs for the Mariners, who got 2 1/3 solid innings from starter Blake Beavan.

Beavan allowed just four hits and one run, while Sean Henn pitched a scoreless ninth to pick up the save for Seattle.

Eric Sogard ripped a solo homer and Jemile Weeks added an RBI double and a run scored. Manny Ramirez made his debut in an A's uniform, but went 0-for-2.

Graham Godfrey started for Oakland and was tagged with the loss after giving up a pair of runs in two innings.

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