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Los Angeles takes the third of four-game series, rallying again to win 6-3 at Safeco Field; series finale at 1 p.m. Sunday

PUJOLSThe Seattle Mariners have drawn close in the American League wild-card race, but losing three games in a row to the Los Angeles Angels has set them back.

The Angels rallied from a deficit in the late innings for the third game in a row to win 6-3 Saturday at Safeco Field.

The Mariners retired Edgar Martinez's No. 11 before the game.

Seattle (59-59) took a 3-1 lead. Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager had RBI singles, and Seager made it 3-1 with a solo homer in the fifth inning.

But, Luis Valbuena hit a two-run homer off Casey Lawrence in the seventh inning, tying the game.

And, Albert Pujols hit a two-run double and Andrelton Simmons a sacrifice fly off Tony Zych in the eighth inning, making it 6-3.

The Angels moved to 60-58. Los Angeles won the first two games of the series with ninth-inning runs and then scored three runs in the eighth inning Saturday.

The teams play at 1 p.m. Sunday, with Ariel Miranda (7-5, 4.65) pitching for Seattle opposite Parker Bridwell (6-1, 3.00).

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