Found July 20, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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OAKLAND -- Former A's outfielder and one-time fan favorite Nick Swisher might not be so beloved in Oakland anymore. After his ninth-inning home run Thursday cut the Athletics' lead to one and extended the New York Yankees' streak of games with three or more runs to 43 -- the second-longest stretch in the live-ball era -- the boos rained down from an announced crowd of 23,382. "I've never been booed like this in my life," Swisher said. "So, that's all I really have to say about that." Despite two hits and two RBI from Swisher, the Yankees were unable to claim their 10th consecutive victory in Oakland, as the A's held on for a 4-3 win. Oakland rookie A.J. Griffin (2-0) threw six innings of two-run ball. He allowed seven hits and no walks while striking out four. "The kid can locate the baseball and change speeds, and he works fast," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "I'm sure those guys love to play behind him.&q...
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