OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shea Langeliers drove in the winning run on a bases-loaded pass in the 10th inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 on Tuesday night. Angels.
The win went to AJ Puk (4-3) after pitching a perfect 10th inning.
Ryan Tepera (5-4) took the loss after failing in the final inning. Tony Kemp reached on a grounder and Sean Murphy singled. The closer then intentionally walked Seth Brown that took rookie Langeliers to the plate.
A’s left-hander Cole Irvin and Angels starter Michael Lorenzen met in six scoreless innings before leaving the game in the hands of their respective bullpens.
Brown led off the scoreboard with an RBI single in the eighth after Kemp started the rally leading off the inning with a double off Andrew Wantz.
Oakland took advantage of the night to pay tribute to its catcher Kurt Suzuki, who is leaving the active sport.
For the Angels, the Venezuelans Luis Rengifo 5-1; Livan Soto 1-1, with a run scored.
For the Athletics, the Dominicans Dermis García 1-0; Cristian Pache 3-1.