Pinch-runner Cord Phelps was called safe on a close play at the plate in the 16th inning, sliding under Oakland catcher Kurt Suzuki’s tag as the Cleveland Indians beat the Athletics 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Josh Outman threw another impressive game, Jemile Weeks scored three times and the streaking Oakland Athletics walked their way to a 7-3 victory over the New York Mets.
Josh Outman allowed four hits over seven innings and the Oakland Athletics gave new manager Bob Melvin his first home victory by beating the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Wednesday night.
Brian Fuentes has been charged with the loss in each of his last four appearances, setting an Oakland record. The A’s have dropped six straight overall.