A’s Sizemore Gets Game-Winning Hit In 10th Inning

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scott Sizemore singled with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday for a split of the first scheduled doubleheader in the major leagues in eight years.

Jered Weaver won his sixth straight decision in the opener, leading the Angels to a 4-2 win.

Sizemore hit a 2-2 pitch from Rich Thompson (1-3) to score pinch-runner Cliff Pennington from second.

Brad Ziegler (3-1) pitched a scoreless inning.

Mark Trumbo homered and drove in two runs and Vernon Wells also connected for the Angels.

David DeJesus, Landon Powell and Coco Crisp drove in runs for the A’s.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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