Found August 04, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Amid all the comings and goings on the Athletics' roster Friday, two things remained unchanged: Oakland's winning ways, and the team's penchant for walk-off dramatics. Jemile Weeks tripled to lead off the 15th inning, and Coco Crisp hit a sacrifice fly to lift the A's to a 5-4 win over Toronto. It was Oakland's second 15-inning home win in five days; the A's beat the Rays 4-3 in a Monday marathon. Oakland has a majors-leading 13 walk-off wins this year. The night's ending overshadowed a busy day in which four players joined the Oakland roster and four exited. Minor league strikeout leader Dan Straily made his major league debut, and he was in line for the win before closer Ryan Cook gave up a three-run, game-tying homer to Jeff Mathis in the ninth inning. Straily, 23, pitched six innings of one-run ball. He struck out five while allowing five hits and a walk. While Straily was the most notable new arrival, the most notable departure was that of ...
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