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OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 31: George Kottaras #14 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Mike Gallego #3 of the Oakland Athletics after hitting his second home run of the game in the bottom of the eighth inning giving the Oakland Athletics a 20-2 lead over the Boston Red Sox at O.co Coliseum on August 31, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Tony Medina/Getty Images)

Sox Routed In Oakland, 20-2

Brandon Moss had career highs of four hits, four RBIs and four runs, Josh Reddick hit his first career grand slam, and the Oakland Athletics routed the Boston Red Sox 20-2 on Friday night to match their best winning streak of the season at seven.

09/01/2012

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 22: Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics (right, finger extended) is congratulated by teammates after hitting the game winning RBI against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum on July 22, 2012 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the New York Yankees 5-4 in 12 innings. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Yanks Drop Four-Game Set To A’s

Seth Smith hit a tying homer in the ninth inning, Coco Crisp singled home the winning run in the 12th and the surging A’s rallied from four runs down to stun the New York Yankees 5-4 on Sunday.

07/23/2012

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 21: Brandon Inge #7 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Derek Norris #36 after Inge hit a solo home run in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum on July 21, 2012 in Oakland, California. The Ahtletics won the game 2-1. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Parker Leads A’s Past Yankees 2-1

Brandon Inge and Yoenis Cespedes homered, Jarrod Parker shut down one of baseball’s best lineups for eight innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Saturday night for their fourth straight win.

07/22/2012

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 20: Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics scores the winning run on a walk-off RBI single from Brandon Moss #37 (not pictured) beating the throw to Russell Martin #55 of the New York in the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 20, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Yankees Lose Second Straight To Oakland

Tommy Milone struck out 10 in seven scoreless innings and Brandon Moss won it in the ninth with a game-ending single that gave the A’s a 3-2 victory on Friday night.

07/21/2012

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 19: A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum on July 19, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Young Griffin Stymies Yankees

Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer in the first inning and A.J. Griffin shut down one of baseball’s best lineups for five innings as the Oakland Athletics beat the Yankees 4-3 Thursday night to snap a nine-game skid at home to New York.

07/20/2012

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 03: The Oakland Athletics bench celebrates as they watch the sacrifce fly hit by Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics that scored Cliff Pennington #2 to beat the Boston Red Sox in the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 3, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Comeback To Beat Sox In 9th

Coco Crisp hit a game-winning sacrifice fly to go with his leadoff homer in the first, and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Tuesday night.

07/04/2012

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 02: Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics hits a sacrifice fly that score Brandon Inge #7 of the Oakland Athletics in the second inning of their game against the Boston Red Sox at O.co Coliseum on July 2, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Reddick Blasts Former Mates

Josh Reddick and Brandon Moss homered against their former team to send Daisuke Matsuzaka to an early exit and lead the Oakland Athletics to a 6-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.

07/03/2012

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