Sunday, March 6, 2016

Oakland gets past the Brew Crew at home

Game 1
Oakland 5  Milwaukee 2
WP - McCatty (4-1)  LP - Caldwell (3-2)
HR - Milwaukee: None  Oakland: R Henderson (1), Johnson (7)

Steve McCatty pitched a complete game while Rickey Henderson and Cliff Johnson each hit first inning homers as the A's jumped out to a quick lead and then coasted to a victory after that.
McCatty struck out seven Brewers and walked just one as he now has 4 victories on the season.


Game 2
Milwaukee 8  Oakland 4                                                                      
WP - Easterley (2-1)  LP - Kingman (2-2)  S - Cleveland (1)                
HR - Milwaukee: None  Oakland: Murphy (4)

Cecil Cooper had 4 hits, and Ted Simmons had 3 more, pacing 
the way the Brewers, who evened the series with the A's via 
a 16-hit attack.  Reggie Cleveland pitched 2 innings for his 
first save of the season. Dwayne Murphy hit his 4th homer for
Oakland.


Game 3
Oakland 5  Milwaukee 2                                                                           
WP - Norris (3-4)  LP - Vuckovich (1-3)
HR - Milwaukee: None  Oakland: Gross (5)

Mike Norris turned in a solid pitching performance, going the
distance to beat Pete Vuckovich and the Brewers in this 
deciding game of the three-game series. 
Norris struck out 6 and scattered just 5 hits, while Wayne
Gross 


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