Yankees Shut Out Athletics
By JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Bartolo Colon pitched a four-hitter for
his first shutout in nearly five years and Mark Teixeira homered in
the first inning to help the New York Yankees beat the Oakland
Athletics for the eighth straight time, 5-0 on Monday.
Robinson Cano added an RBI double in the three-run first against
Trevor Cahill (6-3) and Derek Jeter recorded his 2,981st career hit
and drove in a run for the Yankees, who have won 22 of 26 games
against Oakland since the start of the 2008 season.
The offensively challenged A’s were shut out for the sixth time
this year, getting only four baserunners against Colon (3-3) to
snap a season-longest four-game winning streak.
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