Tommy Milone (3-4), who lost a career-worst fourth straight start, was done in by shoddy defense and no run support.
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.
The Orioles have won seven of their last nine games while the A’s have dropped seven of eight.
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.
Brandon Moss tied a career high with five RBIs, including his second homer in two games, and the Oakland Athletics extended their winning streak to seven games with an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday 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.
If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.
Tommy Milone had a successful rookie season, and then started off spring training with five scoreless innings in two starts. Still, he’s treating camp as if he needs to earn a spot in the Athletics’ rotation.
George Kottaras hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics moved within four games of the AL West lead by beating the first-place Texas Rangers 3-2 Tuesday night.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer while playing with a sore right wrist, and the AL wild card-leading Oakland Athletics beat Baltimore 3-2 on Friday night to prevent the Orioles from moving into sole possession of first place in the AL East.