The A’s had not swept the Red Sox in four games at home since 1932. That streak will continue at least one more year.
Bashing four home runs Saturday, the Oakland Athletics buried the Boston Red Sox for a third straight day.
Oakland celebrated a walk-off home run from Mark Canha to hand the Boston Red Sox a second-straight loss Friday night.
Thursday wasn’t Sonny Gray’s shiniest of starts, but he’s no longer winless against Boston.
After seeing the top four teams in the division bunched within nine games of the top spot a season ago, things will only tighten up further. And in a battle of baseball’s brawn, one fewer win for “Beantown” will be enough to punch a ticket the AL’s divisional round.
With their 11-2 win Saturday night, the Red Sox (76-59) now boast a 67-19 run differential in five games against the A’s (57-78) this season.