Anaheim, CA (Sports Network) - Brandon Moss and Cliff Pennington each hit solo
homers and Jarrod Parker tossed seven solid innings, as the first meeting of a
crucial four-game series went the Athletics' way in a 3-1 victory over the
The AL wild-card leading A's have won four in a row since being swept by the
Angels last week and climbed within three games of the front-running Rangers
in the West Division.
Parker (10-8) held the streaking Angels to one run on three hits and two walks
as Oakland won its 10th consecutive road game.
The Angels had won six straight to pull within one game of the Orioles for the
final wild-card spot.
But Dan Haren (10-11) was unable to build off two straight winning starts, as
he allowed three runs on four hits in 6 1/3 innings of work.
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