Orlando Cabrera (left), Scott Hairston and Adam Kennedy (right) celebrate Kennedy's homer. (AP)
By Zach Schonbrun / MLB.com
After slumbering for six innings, the A's offense woke up in the seventh, as Rajai Davis and Adam Kennedy each belted two-run shots to make a winner of Dallas Braden. In his return from the bereavement list, Braden held the potent Rays' lineup to just two runs over six effective innings.
BATTING 2B: Cabrera, O (16, Wheeler), Holliday (18, Cormier). HR: Davis, R (2, 7th inning off
Garza, 1 on, 1 out), Kennedy, A (7, 7th inning off Choate, 1 on, 1 out). TB: Kennedy, A 4; Cabrera, O 4; Hairston,
S 2; Holliday 3; Suzuki, K; Crosby; Davis, R 5; Ellis. RBI: Davis, R 2 (6), Kennedy, A 2 (31), Ellis (16), Cabrera,
O 2 (30). 2-out RBI: Cabrera, O 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Suzuki, K 2; Cust; Hairston,
S; Crosby. SAC: Crosby. SF: Ellis. Team RISP: 1-for-8. Team LOB: 9.
Davis, R (11, 2nd base off Wheeler/Hernandez, M), Cabrera, O (7, 3rd base off Bradford/Navarro). CS: Davis, R (5,
2nd base by Garza/Navarro).
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