Leonys Martin

Martin homers in 9th, Mariners rally to beat A's 6-5

Leonys Martin needed a few looks to figure out Ryan Madson's changeup, and then he solved the offspeed pitch in a big way.

Martin hit a game-ending, two-run homer off the closer in the ninth inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 comeback victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

"I've faced him a few times and he's never thrown me a changeup," Martin said. "I don't even know what the action on the ball (is). ... I just see the ball and swing and don't get too aggressive."

Seattle trailed 5-2 after seven innings but got a two-run homer from Robinson Cano in the eighth off John Axford.

Madson (2-1) came on in the ninth and got...