The A’s took 2 out of 3 from the San Diego Padres this weekend. Before losing today they had a season high 5-game winning streak and are now 31-36 on the season.
Game 1: Athletics: 10 Padres: 2
The A’s scored 5 runs in the 1st inning which alone was enough to win the entire game. Every single player reached base either via hit or walk, except Seth Smith who went 0-4 with 1 strike out.
Travis Blackley was the story of the night, he wasn’t dominant by any means, lasting 6 innings and allowing 2 runs on 5 hits and 2 walks, but he it was enough for him to collect his first major league win in almost 8 years.
Star of the game: Cliff Pennington, who was celebrating his 28th birthday that day, was perfect at the plate going 3-3 with 2 RBI, a 2B and 1 walk.