An­gels 14, Oak­land 1

Los Angeles Times - - BASEBALL - — Bill Shaikin

KEY MO­MENT: It ap­peared C.J. Cron had grounded into a dou­ble play to end the sec­ond in­ning, but a re­play re­view in­di­cated Cron had beaten the re­lay throw to first. The next five bat­ters reached base, with the An­gels scor­ing four times — three on a home run by Johnny Gi­avotella, one on an er­ror by short­stop Mar­cus Semien. In­stead of a score­less tie af­ter two innings, the An­gels led 4-0 and never looked back.

AT THE PLATE: Gi­avotella drove in a ca­reer-high four runs, and Kole Cal­houn home­red and tied a ca­reer high with four hits. The An­gels bunched their scor­ing — four in the sec­ond in­ning, six in the sixth, four in the sev­enth — and col­lected 15 hits. Tay­lor Feather­ston had his first ma­jor league run bat­ted in with a sac­ri­fice fly in the sev­enth in­ning.

ON THE MOUND: An­gels starter Hec­tor San­ti­ago gave up one run in six innings, with eight strike­outs, and low­ered his earned-run av­er­age to 2.45. Oak­land first base­man Ike Davis worked the eighth in­ning and re­tired the An­gels in or­der, on three ground balls. Davis was the first po­si­tion player to pitch for the A’s in 15 years. Mike Scios­cia has man­aged the An­gels for 15 years and never used a po­si­tion player to pitch.

EX­TRA BASES: Jered Weaver, who starts Wed­nes­day for the An­gels, has a 6.61 earned-run av­er­age in 161⁄3 innings this sea­son. The only Amer­i­can League pitcher to throw more innings with a higher ERA, en­ter­ing play Tues­day: Rick Por­cello (6.63), whom the Bos­ton Red Sox signed this month to a four-year, $82.5-mil­lion con­tract ex­ten­sion. … The An­gels, in need of a fresh bullpen arm, re­called right-han­der Cam Be­drosian from triple-A Salt Lake on Tues­day and op­tioned first base­man-out­fielder Efren Navarro there. … Salt Lake third base­man Kyle Ku­b­itza is bat­ting .397, with nine dou­bles in 13 games. Ku­b­itza could re­place David Freese as the An­gels’ third base­man next sea­son.

UP NEXT: Weaver (0-2, 6.61 ERA) faces the Ath­let­ics’ Sonny Gray (1-0, 2.11) on Wed­nes­day at 7 p.m. at An­gel Sta­dium. TV: Chan­nel 13; Ra­dio: 830, 1330.

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