Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/8/12

OAKLAND, Calif. -- It was another walk off win for the Oakland A's, the second of this series.

Josh Reddick's double in the bottom of the 13th scored Jemile Weeks from first base as the Athletics outlasted the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Sunday afternoon.

Weeks had singled to right off Oliver Perez.

The Athletics are at .500 as they head to the All-Star break, while the Mariners fell 15 games below the break-even mark.

In the top of the 13th, Michael Saunders hit a fly ball to right center and got a gift double thanks to the many seagulls flying around the ballpark along with the late afternoon sun. Brandon Moss could not see the ball. and it was too far out of range for center fielder Coco Crisp.

But Jordan Noberto got John Jaso to ground out to second to end the threat.

The A's Sean Doolittle struck out the side in the top of the 11th. Doolittle has 24 strikeouts and only three walks in 15 1/3 innings pitched.

The A's had the leadoff man on base in the 10th inning on a single to right by Cliff Pennington. But Coco Crisp bunted to the pitcher, forcing the lead runner at second. Adding insult to injury, Crisp was picked off first base by lefty Charlie Furbush. Weeks walked and stole second. The Mariners elected to intentionally walk Reddick but he airmailed ball four, allowing Weeks to move to third on the wild pitch. After a pitching change, Shawn Kelley struck out Jonny Gomes to end the inning.

The Mariners blew a scoring chance in the top of the ninth. Kyle Seager singled to center with one out. Justin Smoak followed with a two-out double to left-center, moving Seager to third base. A pitching change brought in Oakland's All-Star representative Ryan Cook, who struck out Brendan Ryan swinging to keep the game tied.

The A's got a fine outing by veteran Bartolo Colon, who was a strike throwing machine -- 79 of his 93 pitches were strikes. He pitched 8 2/3 innings, allowing seven hits, a run and no walks while striking out five.

After two quick outs in the sixth inning, the Mariners got three straight singles capped off by an RBI hit to right by Saunders to bring in Dustin Ackley to tie the game at 1-1.

The A's had taken the lead in the first inning. Crisp singled to left. Weeks followed with a bunt single up the first-base line. Mariners first baseman Smoak fielded the ball but failed to tag Weeks, allowing him to be safe with Crisp moving to second. After a Reddick ground out advanced runners to second and third base, Yoenis Cespdes infield single to short scored Crisp.

The Athletics have had their struggles against Felix Hernandez who is 13-5 lifetime in his career vs. Oakland. Although he got a no-decision, Hernandez pitched 7 2/3 innings, allowing six hits and one run, while walking three and striking out six. Hernandez is headed to Kansas City to represent the Mariners in the All-Star Game.

The A's did have their opportunities but failed in the second, third, and fifth innings going 1-for-10 with runners in scoring position.

In the bottom of the eighth, the A's had runners on first and second. Hernandez had been cruising but issued walks to Weeks and Gomes. That ran his pitch count to 114, prompting manager Eric Wedge to make a pitching change for rookie left-hander Lucas Luetge. A's manager Bob Melvin brought in Chris Carter as a right-handed bat to face Luetge instead of Seth Smith, but Carter struck out looking to end the inning.

NOTES: It was Turn Back The Clock Day. The A's wore replica 1955 uniforms of the Oakland Oaks, the minor league team of the Pacific Coast League. The Mariners wore Seattle Rainiers uniforms. The main color for the Rainiers was red, while the Oaks were predominantly navy blue. So neither team wore their usual colors. ... Reddick doubled for his 38th extra basehit. Reddick is the first Athletic to have at least 20 home runs at the All-Star break since Nick Swisher had 20 in 2006. ... The Mariners start the second half of the season at home against the Texas Rangers, while the A's are at Minnesota's Target Field for a weekend series vs. the Twins.

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