Tyson Ross (2-5) allowed the three long balls which proved to be too much for Oakland’s struggling offense to overcome as the A’s lost their third straight game. Josh Reddick and Kila Ka’aihue hit solo homers for Oakland.
Tommy Milone scattered five hits over seven innings and Kila Ka’aihue drove in the go-ahead run, leading the pesky A’s past the Angels 2-1 on Monday night.
Kila Ka’aihue had a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning, and the Oakland A’s bounced back from a disputed call on squeeze play that cost them the lead to beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 Thursday.
Brandon McCarthy beat an AL East opponent once again, holding Boston to one run over 6 2-/3 innings as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Red Sox 4-2 Wednesday night.
Kila Ka’aihue blooped a winning single in the 14th inning soon after Yoenis Cespedes’ tying two-run homer, and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Wednesday.
Kurt Suzuki and Kila Ka’aihue drove in runs, Oakland scored two more on C.J. Wilson’s throwing error in his home debut, and the Athletics beat the struggling Angels 4-2 Thursday night, taking three of four in the series.