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Derek Norris had a pinch-hit two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning in the Oakland Athletics' 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday. Jed Lowrie also drove in a run for the A's, who won their second straight and five of seven overall. Coco Crisp added two hits. Tommy Milone (9-8) allowed four hits over seven innings, allowing one run. He walked four and struck out six. Josh Hamilton hit a booming home run for the Angels, who lost their second straight and five of seven overall. Grant Richards, making his first start since April 30, pitched five shutout innings. He gave up three hits, walked two and struck out four. Ryan Cook pitched the eighth and Grant Balfour got the final three outs for his 28th save in 29 chances. Richards, who came out of the bullpen in his past 26 appearances, gave up seven runs in 5 2-3 innings in his last start, also against the A's. Scott Downs (2-3) entered the game in the seventh after Dane De La Rosa got Chris Young to h...
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