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Alberto Callaspo hit a tie-breaking, two-run double in the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Monday.
Alberto Callaspo hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the 8th inning, Brandon Moss had a 2-run homer and the Oakland A’s beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Sunday.
13 players were penalized Monday as a result of Major League Baseball’s six-month-plus drug investigation of Biogenesis. But the Oakland A’s were able to breathe a sigh of relief as pitching ace Bartolo Colon was not among the players punished for his involvement in the scandal.
The AL West-leading Oakland A’s have now lost consecutive games for the first time since opening the second half by dropping two in a row in Anaheim.
Bartolo Colon will try to match the major league lead with a 15th victory Wednesday when the AL West-leading A’s conclude their series with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Jose Bautista and Emilio Bonifacio each homered and the Toronto Blue Jays ended Oakland’s winning streak at four with a 5-0 victory over the Athletics on Tuesday night.
The Oakland Athletics couldn’t add to their AL West lead, but they keep building plenty of momentum. Dan Straily hopes he can contribute to that run after losing his last two starts.
Yoenis Cespedes homered and hit a two-run triple, Josh Reddick added a two-run double and had three RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-4 on Monday night.
Hoping to build on an impressive comeback win, the Oakland A’s look for a fourth consecutive victory Monday night against the visiting Toronto Blue Jays.
Justin Miller, a pitcher for four teams including the San Francisco Giants during a major league career that spanned seven seasons, has been found dead. He was 35.