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Gordon breaks scoreless tie with HR in 12th, M's top A's 2-0

Dee Gordon doesn't have many home runs this season. Two to be exact. So when Seattle's light-hitting utility player muscled up in the 12th inning, he celebrated by kissing both biceps as he stood in the dugout after crossing home plate.

It was a good-natured gesture toward a few of Gordon's teammates who were ribbing him as he rounded the bases. It was also an expression of relief for the Mariners, who lost the first two games of this series after sweeping first-place Houston on the road.

Gordon homered off Yusmeiro Petit to break a scoreless tie, and the Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.

"I got lucky,"...

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