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A's over Angels 10-9 in 11 innings

  • Oakland Athletics' Brandon Moss hits a RBI single during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM -#8212; The Athletics rallied from a 6-3 deficit, the blew a 9-6 lead on Tuesday night against the Angels.

After Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle gave up two runs to tie the game 9-9 and force extra innings, the resilient Athletics still had something left.

Jed Lowrie started the 11th with a single to left, then scored on Josh Donaldson's double as the A's squeaked out a wild 10-9 victory.

Jim Johnson, who picked up his first win Monday, earned another victory to improve his record to 2-2. The Athletics' new closer pitched two scoreless innings but did have to escape a jam in the 10th inning.

Yoslan Herrera, the Angels' seventh pitcher, took the loss. He gave up two hits and one base on balls in the fateful 11th inning.


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