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vs. Hou
W 8-4
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vs. Hou
L 1-4
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NYY 2 - 6 Oak
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vs. NYY
7:07 PM PT8:07 PM MT9:07 PM CT10:07 PM ET22:07 ET2:07 GMT10:07 7:07 PM MST9:07 PM EST9:37 PM VEN6:07 UAE (+1)9:07 PM CT
vs. NYY
6:37 PM PT7:37 PM MT8:37 PM CT9:37 PM ET21:37 ET1:37 GMT9:37 6:37 PM MST8:37 PM EST9:07 PM VEN5:37 UAE (+1)8:37 PM CT

Olson, Canha hit back-to-back HRs to lead A's past Yanks 6-2

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back homers in the first inning to lead the Oakland Athletics over the New York Yankees 6-2 Tuesday night for their fifth win in six games.

Olson connected on a two-run shot down the right field line with two outs in the first off Domingo German (16-3) for his 26th homer, and Canha followed with his 19th on a drive to right-center.

That outburst proved to be more than enough for Homer Bailey (11-8), who shut the Yankees down after allowing a solo homer to Gary Sanchez in the first inning. Bailey allowed one run and seven hits in 5 2/3 innings to improve to 3-0 at home since joining Oakland last month in a trade from Kansas City. He walked none and struck out eight.

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Leaders
AVG: R. Laureano.284
HR: M. Chapman29
RBI: M. Chapman70
SB: R. Laureano12
W: M. Fiers11
ERA: M. Fiers3.46
Saves: B. Treinen16
K: C. Bassitt112
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .246 (20)
Runs: 629 (12)
Hits: 1054 (18)
Home Runs: 196 (9)
Stolen Bases: 39 (24)
OBP: .321 (18)
SLG: .442 (12)
Total Bases: 1890 (14)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 4.04 (6)
Runs Allowed: 533 (6)
Saves: 30 (15)
Strikeouts: 956 (30)
OpBA: .243 (7)
OBP: .311 (5)
SLG: .402 (3)
Run Support: 5.01 (12)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/20 M. Estrada Recalled From Minors Rehab Assignment
8/20 M. Estrada Removed From 60-Day IL (Lumbar strain)
8/20 M. Estrada Released
8/20 A. Puk Purchased From Minors
8/19 D. Garneau Outrighted to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
8/18 B. Anderson Blister (day-to-day)
7/29 R. Laureano Stress reaction in right shin (on 10-day IL)
7/29 J. Phegley Left thumb contusion (10-day IL)
7/17 M. Chapman Ankle (day-to-day)
6/30 S. Piscotty Right knee sprain (10-day IL)
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