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Oakland ruins Angels home-season opener

  • Oakland Athletics' John Jaso, right, watches his three run home run as Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta looks on during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif. Tuesday, April 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

ANAHEIM — John Jaso belted a pinch-hit, three-run home run to spark a five-run rally in the seventh inning and lead the Athletics to a 9-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

The A's have won six straight games.

They jumped to a 4-0 lead, but trailed 5-4 entering the seventh.

Coco Crisp led off with an infield hit. With two outs, he stole second base. Yoenis Cespedes drew a base on balls against Scott Downs before Jaso hit the 3-run blast to right to give Oakland a 7-5 lead. Josh Donaldson followed with a single before Brandon Moss hit a two-run home run for the A's.

Crisp hit a solo home run for the Athletics, while Cespedes had two hits and scored two runs. Moss had three hits and four RBIs for Oakland.


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