• Gray matter: A's rookie wins duel over Rays

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Sep 1, 2013
    The Rays placed a runner in scoring position against Gray in three straight innings from the third to the sixth but couldn't come up with a big hit. Coco Crisp had three hits, including a home run, and drove in two runs, Sonny Gray threw 6 2/3 stellar innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Saturday night. Gray stymied the Rays on five hits with seven strikeouts and a walk to bounce back from his last outing, when he gave up six runs in 3 1/3 innings at Baltimore. Griffin held the Rays to one run on five hits through seven innings, striking out seven and walking one. Oakland took the series finale, 5-1, to extend its lead to 2 1/2 games over Tampa Bay for the first Wild Card spot in the American League and pull within one game of the Rangers in the AL West. A.J.
    Source: MLB.com
    • A's sweep Rays behind Griffin's strong outing

      The A's completed a three-game sweep of the Rays with a 5-1 victory Sunday at O.co Coliseum, pulling within one game of the Rangers in the American League West.
      Source: MLB.com
    • A's stay hot, use Crisp to top scuffling Rays

      Coco Crisp had three hits, including a home run, and drove in two runs, Sonny Gray threw 6 2/3 stellar innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Saturday night.
      Source: ESPN.com

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