Joe Saunders held Oakland to one earned run over six innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks extended their winning streak to a season-long five games with a 4-3 victory over the Athletics on Sunday.
Chris Young singled twice and scored both times as Arizona completed a three-game interleague sweep of the A's. The Diamondbacks have won seven of eight to climb to .500 for the first time since they were 14-14 on May 5.
Aaron Hill singled in two runs and Jason Kubel had two RBIs in Arizona's first sweep since starting the season with three straight wins over San Francisco.
Saunders (4-4) scattered seven hits, struck out five and walked two. Travis Blackley (0-2) took the loss.
Blackley, in his third start since being claimed off waivers from San Francisco on May 15, gave up three earned runs and six hits in 4 2-3 innings.
David Hernandez struck out the side for Arizona in the eighth, then J.J. Putz tossed a perfect ninth for his 13th save in 16 opportunities.
Arizona's Paul Goldschm...