KEY MOMENT: Oakland's
AT THE PLATE: Aybar ran his hitting streak to nine games with a single and double. He is hitting .441 with six runs scored during the streak. Three other Angels — Hamilton,
ON THE MOUND: Jered Weaver (14-7) was masterful through six innings, shutting the A's out on four hits while striking out eight to earn his 14th win. He tired in the seventh, giving up two homers, but he had a 9-0 lead by that time. The Angels have won 11 of his last 13 starts. Kazmir, meanwhile, matched season highs for runs (seven) and hits (10) given up, losing for the sixth time in 20 decisions.
EXTRA BASES: In addition to the loss on the field, the A's sustained another setback that could affect the pennant race when they lost closer