Dana Eveland tossed five innings and struck out six Sunday. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
By Jayson Addcox / Special to MLB.com
Aaron Cunningham's first Major League homer couldn't have come at a more opportune time, as his three-run, eighth-inning blast lifted the A's to victory -- edging them back to within 3 1/2 games of second place in the AL West. Ryan Sweeney added three singles and a pair of RBIs to the winning mix.
BATTING 2B: Cruz, N 2 (6, Eveland, Eveland), Byrd (25, Ziegler). TB: Arias; Young, M; Byrd 3;
Cruz, N 5; Boggs. RBI: Cruz, N 4 (17). 2-out RBI: Cruz, N 4. Runners left in scoring position,
2 out: Cruz, N 2; Blalock 3. Team RISP: 2-for-8. Team LOB: 10.
Young, M (10, 2nd base off Street/Suzuki, K).
FIELDING E: Young, M (11, throw). DP:
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