ANAHEIM — Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer, Brandon Moss added a two-run shot and the Oakland Athletics kept rolling toward the postseason with their fifth straight victory, 10-5 over the
Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Tommy Milone pitched into the sixth inning and Seth Smith had an early RBI double for the AL West champions, who have won 11 of 13.
Seven A's drove in a run at the Big A as Oakland (94-63) moved to a season-high 31 games over .500 with the majors' second-best record, just behind Boston (95-62).
Howie Kendrick homered and hit a three-run double for the Angels, who have lost two straight after winning 21 of 28. They hadn't lost by more than three runs since Sept. 3.
The A's have scored 49 runs in their last five games, and the offensive barrage didn't let up after the club clinched its second consecutive division title Sunday. Lowrie hit his 15th homer in the third