SEATTLE (AP) – Jason Bay slugged his 11th homer of the season in the first, Jason Varitek hit a two-run shot an inning later and Jeff Bailey also connected accounting for all of Boston’s runs in a 5-3 win over the Seattle Mariners Saturday night to snap a three-game skid.

While David Ortiz and his slumping bat rested on the Red Sox bench as a spectator for the second straight game, Boston found some pop from other parts of its lineup.

Bay, Varitek and Bailey all homered into the Boston bullpen beyond the left-field wall, and all came off Seattle starter Garrett Olson. He was a late replacement for Erik Bedard, who was scratched with a sore hamstring.

The trio of homers accounted for three of the four hits Olson allowed in his six innings.

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