Mike Sweeney connects for a two-run double in the fifth inning. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
By Rick Eymer / Special to MLB.com
Righty Chad Gaudin allowed five runs on eight hits in six innings to fall to 3-2 on the season. The A's didn't get on the scoreboard until the fifth inning, when Mike Sweeney hit a two-run double, scoring Kurt Suzuki and Mark Ellis. Bobby Crosby added an RBI single in the sixth inning.
a-Struck out for Murphy in the 6th. b-Popped out for Davis in the 9th.
BATTING 2B: Davis (1, Murray), Sweeney, M (5, Murray). TB: Suzuki; Sweeney, M 3; Cust; Crosby; Davis 2. RBI: Sweeney, M 2 (10), Crosby (20). 2-out RBI: Sweeney, M 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Thomas 3. Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING CS: Crosby (1, 2nd base by Francisco/Saltalamacchia).
FIELDING DP: (Crosby-Ellis-Sweeney, M). Pickoffs: Gaudin (Bradley at 1st base).