David Murphy had three hits and scored twice to snap out of a long slump, and the Texas Rangers beat the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Wednesday night.
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.
Coco Crisp had a leadoff homer among his four hits and Tommy Milone pitched in at the plate to help the Oakland Athletics beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 on Monday night.
Pitching has been vital to the Oakland Athletics’ surge. The A’s are hoping Tommy Milone can keep the success on the mound going as they visit the struggling Brewers for the first time in 16 years Monday evening.
Tommy Milone won his second straight decision following a five-start skid, pinch-hitter Nate Freiman had a two-run single, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 9-6 on Wednesday night for their sixth straight win.
Chris Young connected on a three-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.
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.