Jason Hammel pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning to snap a four-start losing streak since being traded to Oakland, leading the Athletics past the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Josh Donaldson and Nate Freiman both homered for the A’s, who dropped 1 ½ games behind the AL West-leading Texas Rangers. Derek Norris also drove in a run for the A’s.
Mike Zunino hit his first career home run on a tiebreaking solo shot in the seventh inning and the Seattle Mariners held on for a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.
Nate Freiman singled home the winning run in the 18th inning against Mariano Rivera, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday for a three-game sweep.
Adrian Beltre hit a tiebreaking home run in the 10th inning, Mitch Moreland followed with his second of the game and the Texas Rangers held off the Oakland Athletics 6-5 Tuesday night.
Josh Donaldson, Nate Freiman and Luke Montz each had an RBI double for the A’s, who had a three-game winning streak snapped. Adam Rosales also drove in a run.
Jed Lowrie drove in four runs, Tommy Milone won his third straight start and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 11-2 on Monday night.
Jed Lowrie and Chris Young hit back-to-back home runs in the seventh inning, helping Tommy Milone and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Wednesday night.
Oakland first baseman Nate Freiman, claimed off waivers from Houston on Saturday, hit a two-run double off Jhoulys Chacin to put the A’s ahead 6-5 with two outs in the fifth.
The A’s are taking another risk on a minor league first baseman. This year, it is Nate Freiman who is getting his chance after the A’s claimed him off waivers.