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  Friday, Jul. 14 10:05pm ET
Moyer (9-3) secures win for Seattle

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- It turns out that John Olerud beat the San Diego Padres twice in the same at-bat.

In a wacky sequence, Olerud had an RBI double taken away by the umps, then went back to the plate and launched a go-ahead, three-run homer to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 7-5 win over the Padres on Friday night. Olerud finished with five RBIs, matching his career high, and two homers.

John Olerud
Mariners first baseman John Olerud watches the flight of his solo home run hit off Padres pitcher Steve Montgomery in the eighth inning Friday. The home run was Olerud's second of the night.

With runners on first and second and one out in the sixth and the Mariners trailing 2-1, Olerud doubled to left. But it turned out that first base umpire Jim Wolf called time because a baseball had come out into fair territory in right field near the Mariners' bullpen. No relievers were warming up at the time.

Mariners manager Lou Piniella stormed out of the dugout and angrily argued, but got nowhere as he stalked from ump to ump, his cap in hand.

So the run came off the board, the runners went back to first and second, and Olerud got his bat and went back to the plate. On a 1-0 pitch from Brian Meadows, Olerud drove the ball into the seats in right for a 4-2 lead.

"I didn't see the ball. What was it, a beach ball?" Piniella said. "But it turned out OK. I'm not complaining. Johnny had a big night. He hit the ball well. We needed it."

Olerud said the first he knew something was up was when he saw Piniella arguing. He asked shortstop Kevin Nicholson what was up, and Nicholson said he thought time had been called.

Then crew chief Rocky Roe, working second base, told Olerud that regardless if he'd popped up or gotten a base hit, the at-bat wasn't going to count because time had been called.

"It's something that's never happened to me before," Olerud said. "I didn't see him (Wolf) raise his arm. I had no idea what happened. Nobody thinks it's going to wind up like that, where they take something back and you get a better result. Now I'm saying, 'That was the right call.'"

Wolf was emphatic in making the home run call, running several yards out into right field and circling his hand, as most of the Mariners came off the bench to greet Olerud.

Roe said he heard Wolf call time as the pitch was leaving Meadows' hand. "I knew that in my mind we'd have to bring it back," Roe said.

Padres first baseman Ryan Klesko said he heard Wolf call time. Said Padres manager Bruce Bochy: "We got a break there but we didn't take advantage of it."

Olerud drove in five runs for the second time in a week, tying his career high. He drove in Seattle's first four runs, on a double and the homer, then followed Mike Cameron's leadoff homer in the eighth with a solo shot. Olerud and Cameron had three hits apiece.

Jamie Moyer (9-3) pitched six strong innings and improved to 5-0 in five starts following a Mariners loss this season. Seattle, which leads the AL West, rebounded from Thursday's 2-1, 10-inning loss to win for the seventh time in 11 games.

Pinch-hitter Dave Magadan led off the ninth with his first homer in 158 at-bats, before Kazuhiro Sasaki got three outs for his 20th save in 22 chances.

Cameron and Olerud homered off Steve Montgomery in the eighth, and Joe Oliver had an RBI single. Olerud has 10 homers and Cameron 12. San Diego's Bret Boone hit a two-run homer in the eighth, his 17th.

Moyer allowed two runs and six hits, struck out six and walked two. Meadows (7-7) allowed four runs and seven hits in six innings, struck out five and walked none.

Olerud hit an RBI double in the first, but the Padres tied it in the second when Phil Nevin scored on shortstop Carlos Guillen's error. It was Guillen's error on Thursday that allowed Nevin to score from second with the winning run in the 10th inning of San Diego's 2-1 victory. Guillen is starting in place of injured All-Star Alex Rodriguez.

San Diego took a 2-1 lead in the fifth when Eric Owens tripled and scored on Ruben Rivera's infield single, a hard shot off Guillen's glove with the infield in.

Game notes
Rodriguez was put on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained right knee. The move was retroactive to July 8, so he'll be eligible to be activated July 23. ... Leadoff hitter Rickey Henderson didn't start after he was hit on the left elbow in Thursday's loss. He was replaced in left field and in the order by Stan Javier. ... Padres rookie Dusty Allen is 0-for-12 with five strikeouts since being called up June 2. ... Olerud improved to 9-for-18 lifetime against Meadows, with two homers and four doubles. ... Padres RHPs Brian Boehringer and Carlton Loewer will both have season-ending surgeries to correct shoulder problems, but neither procedure has been scheduled yet.

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