Jesse Chavez matched a career high with nine strikeouts in six innings, and three relievers pitched scoreless ball to lead the Oakland Athletics past the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.
Coco Crisp singled in Alberto Callaspo with one out in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Saturday to extend their winning streak to five games.
Scott Kazmir (1-0) pitched 7 1-3 scoreless innings against his former team in his Oakland debut to help the A’s win the opener 6-1. They appeared to be on their way to a sweep when they took a 4-3 lead into the ninth with help from Brantley’s dropped fly ball.
Yoenis Cespedes and Josh Donaldson homered, Alberto Callaspo had two hits and drove in two runs, and Bartolo Colon pitched six shutout innings as the Oakland Athletics trimmed their magic number to two with an 11-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.
Alberto Callaspo hit a tie-breaking, two-run double in the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Monday.
Alberto Callaspo joined his new Oakland team confident he can still play his old second base position. To clear roster room, the A’s designated infielder Adam Rosales for assignment with the hope they can hold onto him.
The Oakland Athletics have acquired third baseman Alberto Callaspo from AL West rival Los Angeles Angels for infielder Grant Green.