By Joe Haakenson, AngelsWin.com Contributor -
SEPT. 18, 2002
GAME 152 - ANGELS AT A’S
OAKLAND – On Tuesday night, the Oakland A's hitters didn't get close enough to smell second base. Wednesday night, they tap-danced on it.
Not a single A's baserunner got as far as second base in the Angels' 1-0 win Tuesday, so they took out their aggressions on Angels starter Mickey Callaway in a 7-4 win Wednesday night before a sellout crowd of 50,730 at Network Associates Coliseum.
The A's pounded four home runs, including three in a six-run fourth inning that turned a 4-1 Angels lead into a 7-4 deficit. Mark Ellis, Eric Chavez and Jermaine Dye each hit solo homers, but the big blow was Ray Durham's three-run homer that snapped a 4-4 tie. Durham's homer came off reliever Dennis Cook; the other three off Callaway.
The win enabled the A's to reclaim a share of first place in the American League West with the Angels. Both teams are 95-57 and will play against each other for the fina...