Oakland Athletics (69-83)

Mon. 9/18 Tue. 9/19 Wed. 9/20 Fri. 9/22 Sat. 9/23
@ Det 
W 8-3
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W 9-8
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Mengden, Semien power A's to sweep of Tigers

(TSX / STATS) -- DETROIT -- Daniel Mengden followed up a shutout by tossing seven scoreless innings and Marcus Semien drove in all three runs in the Oakland Athletics' 3-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday afternoon at Comerica Park.

Mengden (2-1) gave up seven hits but didn't walk a batter while striking out four. The right-hander allowed just two hits while blanking Philadelphia on Friday. Mengden was recalled from Triple-A Nashville on Sept. 5.

Semien had a run-scoring double and two-run homer for the Athletics (69-83), who swept the three-game series and extended their winning streak to four games. Bruce Maxwell, who left the game in the ninth after getting hit in the catcher's mask by a foul ball, supplied two hits and scored twice.

AVG: J. Lowrie.280
HR: K. Davis39
RBI: K. Davis102
SB: M. Semien11
W: S. Manaea11
ERA: S. Manaea4.56
Saves: S. Casilla16
K: S. Manaea134
AL West
X-Houston 9358.616-
LA Angels 7675.50317
Texas 7576.49718
Seattle 7478.48719.5
Oakland 6983.45424.5
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General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .246 (24)
Runs: 700 (18)
Hits: 1266 (23)
Home Runs: 222 (5)
Stolen Bases: 56 (25)
OBP: .321 (19)
SLG: .437 (10)
Total Bases: 2249 (11)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.74 (24)
Runs Allowed: 790 (27)
Saves: 31 (23)
Strikeouts: 1129 (27)
OpBA: .263 (19)
OBP: .328 (14)
SLG: .442 (22)
Run Support: 4.69 (18)
Date Player Transactions
9/5 R. Alcantara Purchased From Minors
9/5 P. Blackburn Transferred to 60-Day DL (Bruised right forearm)
9/5 D. Mengden Called Up from Minors
9/5 R. Núñez Called Up from Minors
9/5 J. Wendle Called Up from Minors
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Date Player Status
9/18 J. Cotton Right groin strain (day-to-day)
8/28 J. Lowrie Shin bruise (day-to-day)
8/23 P. Blackburn Bruised right forearm (on 60-day DL)
7/25 J. Phegley off 10-day DL
7/4 J. Cotton off 10-day DL
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