Ryan Sweeney went 3-for-5 and drove in four on Monday night. (Tony Gutierrez/AP)
By Mychael Urban / MLB.com
Brett Tomko was on his game from the outset, but the A's managed only one hit and no runs through the first five innings. In the sixth, however, they put up three and then batted around in the seventh to break the contest open. Tomko didn't let up, completing a shutout for his 100th win.
BATTING 2B: Hairston, S (25, Feldman), Barton (7, Feldman), Sweeney, R 3 (28, Feldman, Grilli, Moscoso), Suzuki, K (33, Feldman),
Pennington (8, Madrigal). TB: Davis, R; Sweeney, R 6; Barton 3; Suzuki, K 2; Kennedy, A 2; Pennington 3; Hairston, S 2. RBI: Kennedy, A 3 (55), Sweeney, R 4 (46), Suzuki, K (74), Davis, R (37). 2-out RBI: Sweeney, R; Suzuki, K. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Ellis, M; Hairston, S 3. Team RISP: 6-for-14. Team
BATTING 2B: Cruz, N (21, Tomko). TB: Davis, C; Andrus; Cruz, N 2; Borbon; Murphy, Dv. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Rodriguez, I. GIDP: Rodriguez, I, Borbon. Team RISP: 0-for-1. Team LOB: 2.
BASERUNNING SB: Cruz, N (19, 3rd base off Tomko/Suzuki, K).
FIELDING E: Rodriguez, I (6, pickoff). Outfield assists: Cruz, N (Kennedy, A at 2nd base).