Trevor Cahill pitched eight strong innings for his first win of the season, Conor Jackson singled home the go-ahead run and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 on Thursday afternoon.
Yunel Escobar hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
The Oakland Athletics avoided a season-opening weekend sweep by the AL West rival Seattle Mariners with a 7-1 win Sunday.
The Athletics have exercised club options on second baseman Mark Ellis and outfielder Coco Crisp for next season, while declining an option on third baseman Eric Chavez.
Mark Ellis scored the tiebreaking run on Rajai Davis’ triple in the seventh inning and Andrew Bailey struck out David Ortiz with the tying run on second to end the game, preserving the Oakland Athletics’ 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.