Posted April 28, 2013 on AP on Fox
Third baseman Manny Machado made a throwing error on a bunt in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics completed their comeback, beating the Baltimore Orioles 9-8 Sunday. Down 5-0 in the sixth, the A's tied it at 8 on Yoenis Cespedes' two-run homer with one out in the ninth. He was activated from the disabled list before the game after being out with a strained muscle in his left hand. The Athletics ended a four-game losing streak and prevented Baltimore from a four-game sweep. Eric Sogard hit a leadoff single in the 10th and moved to second when reliever Pedro Strop (0-1) made a wide throw to second on Adam Rosales' bunt. Coco Crisp followed with a sacrifice bunt and Machado threw wildly past to shortstop J.J. Hardy covering third, allowing Sogard to score with a headfirst dive. Chris Davis hit his team-leading ninth home run, a solo shot in the eighth that put Baltimore ahead 7-6. Machado added an RBI double in the ninth. Nate McLouth, who scored four times, and...
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