Found June 02, 2013 on Valley Bay News:
When you’re hot, you’re hot – and A’s starter Jarrod Parker’s current hot streak grew even warmer on Sunday afternoon. In what has to be considered his strongest outing of the season, Parker shut out an anemic White Sox offense for 6 1/3 innings (only allowing 2 hits) en route to the A’s 2-0 victory and three-game sweep of the weekend series. With the win, Parker improved to 4-6 on the season and Oakland moved to 34-24, a season high 10 games over the .500 mark – they also secured their 8th straight home win, the longest such stretch since 2006 (which ended at 10 straight). Sunday’s game was scoreless until the 6th, when Coco Crisp scored on a sacrifice fly to right field off the bat of Josh Donaldson. For most of the game, Parker and tough Chicago lefty Chris Sale traded zeros – but it was Oakland that finally broke through after ending Sale’s 28-inning scoreless streak in the inning. Ryan Cook came into the game in the 7th and held the White Sox in check, picking up 3 strikeouts i...
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