Greg Smith and the A's wear uniforms from the '68 season. (Ben Margot/AP)
By David Kiefer / Special to MLB.com
Frank Thomas led off the seventh with a sun-aided double, and Jack Cust followed with a two-run homer to give the A's the lead for good. Greg Smith allowed just one run on three hits in six innings, but the runs came too late to give him the win. Santiago Casilla earned the victory.
BATTING 2B: Boggs (1, Street). HR: Duran (1, 3rd inning off Smith, 0 on, 0 out). TB: Young; Boggs 2; Laird; Duran 4. RBI: Duran (1). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Young; Hamilton; Laird. Team LOB: 6.
WP: German. Pitches-strikes: Feldman 100-59, Francisco 10-4, German 15-7, Smith 103-59, Casilla 12-7, Embree 16-8, Street 21-12. Ground outs-fly outs: Feldman 8-6, Francisco 0-2, German 2-0, Smith 3-5, Casilla 1-2, Embree 0-3, Street 1-0. Batters faced: Feldman 25, Francisco 4, German 4, Smith 23, Casilla 3, Embree 4, Street 4. Inherited runners-scored: Francisco 1-1. Umpires: HP: Jeff Nelson. 1B: Adrian Johnson. 2B: Tim Tschida. 3B: Jim Joyce. Weather: 55 degrees, overcast. Wind: 17 mph, Varies. T: 2:33. Att: 31,673.
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