Norris, who matched his career high with three hits, homered in the first and Crisp connected in the second off Nuno . "We obviously made ourselves a little more well-rounded over the last couple years, but whenever we're hitting homers we're winning," Norris said. "That's just the bottom line. That's what we did today." Carlos Beltran hit his first home run for the Yankees since coming off the disabled list. "We haven't been swinging the bat as well as we were earlier, certainly on the power portion of it. Two passed balls by backup catcher John Ryan Murphy, who was inserted in the lineup after Mark Teixeira was scratched with tightness in his rib cage, helped Oakland score twice in the fifth.