Vin Mazzaro struck out four and walked one on Saturday night. (Chris Carlson/AP)
By Glenn Rabney / Special to MLB.com
After scoring a run on a wild pitch and two on a Rajai Davis single in the seventh inning, the A's plated the winning run on a Daric Barton groundout in the eighth. Rookie right-hander Vin Mazzaro allowed three runs and seven hits over five innings.
BATTING 2B: Suzuki, K (30, Weaver), Davis, R (15, Weaver). TB: Ellis, M 2; Suzuki, K 2; Hairston, S; Davis, R 4; Kennedy, A; Pennington. RBI: Davis, R 2 (29), Barton (6). Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Cust 2; Sweeney, R; Pennington 2; Patterson, E. SAC: Sweeney, R. Team RISP: 2-for-13. Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING SB: Kennedy, A (18, 2nd base off Weaver/Napoli), Davis, R (29, 2nd base off Rodriguez, R/Napoli). CS: Davis, R (8, 2nd base by Rodriguez, R/Napoli). PO: Davis, R (1st base by Napoli).
FIELDING E: Kennedy, A (13, fielding). Outfield assists: Hairston, S (Figgins at 2nd base). DP: (Hairston, S-Ellis, M).