Khris Davis’ Home Run Lifts A’s Past Red Sox
Khris Davis smacked a three-run home run off David Price in the eighth inning to give the A's a 4-1 victory over the Red Sox in Oakland on Sunday.
Davis also drove in Oakland's first run with an RBI single in the first inning.
Daniel Mengden pitched 6.1 innings for the A's, allowing one run on six hits. Blake Treinen got the win, pitching 1.2 scoreless innings and striking out three.
Price pitched 7.2 innings, allowing four runs on nine hits while striking out six.
Rafael Devers scored the Red Sox only run on an RBI double from Brock Holt in the seventh inning.
The Red Sox opened their three-game series against the A's with a 7-3 win on Friday, but Oakland pitcher Sean Manaea shut down the Red Sox with a no-hit performance on Saturday.
Before the Red Sox ran into Manaea, they were 17-2 and had won eight in a row. Boston had scored 34 runs its previous four outings.