Gose also doubled and scored another run, and Nick Castellanos had
two doubles and knocked in a run.
Ian Kinsler notched his American League-leading 11th multi-hit game
while scoring two runs and driving in another for the Tigers, who
scored at least seven runs for the third time in four games while
taking the series 3-1.
Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera chipped in two singles, a run scored
and an RBI.
Anibal Sanchez (3-2) labored through 5 2/3 innings to get the
victory. He gave up two runs and three hits and had a season-high
nine strikeouts but also walked seven batters and threw 114 pitches.
Francisco Rodriguez got the final out for his fifth save.
Stephen Vogt hit a solo homer, and Josh Reddick and Khris Davis
knocked in the other runs for the A's, who finished 5-5 on their
10-day road trip. Jed Lowrie reached base four times with two hits
and two walks.
Losing pitcher Chris Bassitt (0-2) alllowed seven runs and 10 hits
in 3 2/3 innings.
Reddick's RBI single in the third gave Oakland a 1-0 lead. The
Tigers responded with four runs in the bottom of the inning, sparked
by Gose's leadoff double. Kinsler and Castellanos had run-scoring
doubles during the inning, sandwiching Miguel Cabrera's RBI single.
Vogt led off the fourth with his third homer of the season. The
Tigers then knocked out Bassitt with three more runs in their half
of the inning.
Gose's second home run of the season followed a leadoff walk to Jose
Iglesias. Justin Upton brought in the Tigers' final run with a
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Davis had a run-scoring single off reliever Blaine Hardy in the
ninth before Rodriguez retired Vogt on a flyout with two runners on.
NOTES: The Tigers and A's will have top pitching prospects make
their major-league debuts on Friday. The Tigers will promote RHP
Michael Fulmer from Triple-A Toledo to face Minnesota at the start
of a six-game road trip, while A's LHP Sean Manaea will open a home
series against Houston. Fulmer is making a spot start in place of
injured RHP Shane Greene (finger blister), while Oakland hopes
Manaea's call-up from Triple-A Nashville will be permanent. ... A's
RHP Henderson Alvarez, who underwent shoulder surgery last summer,
will continue his rehab assignment with Single-A Stockton on
Saturday. He's scheduled to throw four innings and approximately 60
pitches. ... Tigers 1B Miguel Cabrera's multi-hit game on Wednesday
was his 435th since joining the team, tying him for 10th place in
franchise history with Bill Freehan. ... Tigers OF Cameron Maybin is
expected to resume a rehab stint with Triple-A Toledo on Friday.
Maybin suffered a wrist fracture when hit by a pitch in spring
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