Tuesday, May 7

A’s hit 5 house runs, rally for 11-10 win over Angels in 10

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Ryan Noda had a two-run double within the tenth inning, Brent Rooker and Jesús Aguilar grew to become the primary Athletics teammates to hit back-to-back homers twice in a single recreation and Oakland rallied for an 11-10 victory over the Los Angeles Angels after blowing an early six-run lead Monday evening.

“That was pretty much right there at the top (of crazy games). A good friend of mine said, ‘You know, you may as well make them memorable.’ And I think tonight was pretty memorable,” Athletics supervisor Mark Kotsay mentioned.

The Angels obtained inside a run on Brandon Drury’s two-run homer within the backside of the tenth and had runners on first and second with two outs, however Mike Trout hit a grounder to 3rd that ended the sport.

Trout may have provide you with the bases loaded, however Luis Rengifo made a serious baserunning mistake when he tried to increase a single right into a double. Oakland left fielder Conner Capel threw to second baseman Tony Kemp, who had loads of time to use the tag for the primary out of the inning.

Adam Oller (1-0) obtained the win and Jeurys Familia earned his second save.

With one out and runners on the corners, Noda lined a double down the left-field line off Jaime Barría (1-1) to make it 10-8. Noda, who got here off the bench within the ninth and scored the tying run when Rooker walked with the bases loaded, then scored on Kemp’s single.

PHOTOS: A’s hit 5 house runs, rally for 11-10 win over Angels in 10

It was the seventh blown save by the Angels, which leads the majors.

“I think we’ve had a lead in every game except one or two (this season). So yeah, it’s disappointing,” supervisor Phil Nevin mentioned.

Aguilar had three hits and Rooker drove in three runs for the A’s, who had misplaced 9 of 10. Kevin Smith additionally went deep as Oakland launched 5 house runs within the first three innings.

“It would have been pretty easy with the way things started for us when they went up 8-7 to roll over, call it a day, come back and try again tomorrow. But we didn’t do that and we haven’t done that all year,” Rooker mentioned.

Drury had two homers amongst his three hits and drove in 4 for the Angels. Chad Wallach additionally homered and drove in two.

Drury, who entered batting .179, homered within the second inning to get the Halos on the board. He additionally had an RBI single within the seventh to present the Angels an 8-7 benefit.

Los Angeles trailed 7-2 earlier than sending 10 batters to the plate within the sixth to tie it. Anthony Rendon and Zach Neto had the important thing hits, every with a two-run double.


With the rating tied at 8 within the ninth, Oakland catcher Shea Langeliers hit an extended fly down the left-field line with two outs that a grand slam. But Taylor Ward reached over the quick wall and caught it to get the Angels out of the inning.


It was Rooker’s second multi-homer recreation this season and the ninth of Aguilar’s 10-year profession.

Rooker hit a solo shot to left off Angels starter José Suarez on the fifth pitch of the sport. Aguilar adopted 4 pitches later with a drive that simply cleared the wall in left-center.

After Aledmys Diaz walked and Carlos Perez doubled to begin the second, Smith drove an 0-2 sweeper into the left-field stands to make it 5-0.

Rooker and Aguilar then made it 7-1 within the third with successive solo pictures. Trout practically made a play on Aguilar’s drive on the center-field wall, however mistimed his leap.

Rooker, in his first season with Oakland, leads the workforce with six homers whereas Aguilar is tied for second with 4.

Suarez grew to become the third starter in Angels historical past to permit 5 house runs in a recreation.


Athletics: RHP Adrián Martínez was positioned on the 15-day injured listing with a strained proper elbow. LHP Sam Long, acquired from San Francisco on Sunday, took his roster spot.

Angels: Logan O’Hoppe can have surgical procedure Tuesday to restore a torn labrum in his left shoulder. The rookie catcher is predicted to be sidelined 4 to 6 months.


Oakland right-hander Mason Miller (0-0, 4.15 ERA) makes his second massive league begin Tuesday. He might be opposed by Angels righty Griffin Canning (0-0, 3.48), who’s 1-3 in seven profession begins towards the Athletics.

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