They lost yet another one Monday night, watching former San Francisco Giants jerseys star cheap Pablo Sandoval jersey lead off the top of the 11th inning with a home run to lead the Boston Red Sox jerseys to a 5 4 victory on Monday night.
Oakland lost its season high sixth straight and fell to a majors worst 0 6 in extra innings this season. The A’s are 1 11 in one run games and four of their last five losses are by one run and seven of the past nine.
“You really have to persevere to keep your fight the way things have been going in these type of games for us,” manager Bob Melvin said. “It’s the same story here. It’s getting tough to explain. It seems like we’ve played this game so many times this year that it’s a little bit surreal. But we have to come out tomorrow and try to break through.”
cheap Stephen Vogt jersey tied the back and forth game at four with a sacrifice fly in the seventh against cheap Craig Breslow jersey, but no lead was safe in a game that took 3 hours, 57 minutes and featured 13 pitchers. Vogt also hit an earlier RBI double.
“We just need to be positive,” pitcher cheap Scott Kazmir jersey said. “It can be to where we just make it bigger than what it is. I don’t think we’re concerned about it. We have a lot of young guys that can’t be rattled.”
Sandoval just cleared the fence in right on an 0 2 pitch from Angel Castro (0 1) for his fourth homer of the year and second in two days, helping Boston win consecutive games for the first time since April 20 21.
He spent his first seven seasons with San Francisco before signing a $95 million, five year deal with Boston in November. Sandoval received his latest World Series ring from Giants jerseys manager Bruce Bochy on Sunday night at the Red Sox jerseys team hotel.
“It’s exciting and emotional getting the ring and hitting the homer to win the game,” Sandoval said. “It was a big day for me.”
Sandoval’s longball was his only hit in five at bats. He grounded into an inning ending double play in the second with many in the crowd of 19,743 booing him.
cheap Mookie Betts jersey hit a tying single in the seventh as Boston got three straight base hits against cheap Evan Scribner jersey and the Red Sox jerseys went ahead on cheap Dustin Pedroia jersey’s forceout. Melvin then went to cheap Fernando Abad jersey to face David Ortiz, who hit a sharp liner to first that cheap Max Muncy jersey stopped with a diving catch.
Kazmir didn’t allow a hit until Ortiz’s RBI single in the fourth. He then cheap jerseys picked off Ortiz at second after his leadoff double in the sixth, and the Red Sox jerseys challenged the call. It was upheld in 1 minute, 43 seconds.
Kazmir’s winless stretch reached five straight starts since a victory at Houston on April 13.
The A’s had 13 hits on a day Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson arrived at the Coliseum ready to talk to the A’s and see how he might help get them going.
Oakland’s cheap Ike Davis jersey left in the bottom of the fourth with a strained left quadriceps muscle.
Athletics jerseys: OF cheap Ben Zobrist jersey, recovering from left knee surgery, hit soft toss in the cate and could take live batting practice as soon as Tuesday. . Griffin (Tommy John elbow surgery) were set to be examined by a team doctor and the hope is they will play catch in a couple of days. . LHP cheap Sean Doolittle jersey, who hasn’t pitched all season because of a shoulder injury, faced live hitters for the second time after first doing so Friday. He was encouraged and the next step will be pitching in a rehab game, though where was still being determined.