Brandon McCarthy won for the first time this season, pitching seven solid innings, and Eric Sogard hit a two-run home run in a three-run second as the Oakland Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Friday.
Pinch-hitter Kurt Suzuki doubled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Tommy Milone outdueled Gavin Floyd and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 2-0 on Tuesday night.
Buster Posey took another big step in his comeback just by playing at home again after an injury-shortened season last year.
Brandon McCarthy allowed two earned runs on four hits in 4 2-3 innings for Oakland, and Jerry Blevins picked up the win by retiring the only batter he faced.
Brandon Allen hit two tape-measure homers, Eric Sogard connected for one that barely cleared the wall and the Oakland Athletics hung on to beat the New York Yankees 6-5 on Tuesday night.