But that didn't prevent Weaver from suffering his fourth consecutive loss. The Athletics found plenty of patches of open grass in the outfield, ripping three run-scoring doubles off Weaver and another off reliever Cam Bedrosian in a 4-1 victory over the Angels in the Oakland Coliseum.
The Angels tied the score, 1-1, in the top of the sixth when Mike Trout singled to center with one out off Oakland starter Jesse Hahn, Albert Pujols walked and
But the A’s broke the tie with three runs in the bottom of the sixth,
Weaver struck out
Manager Mike Scioscia replaced Weaver with Bedrosian, whose first pitch was banged into the left-fielder corner by Josh Phegley for an RBI double and a 4-1 lead.
Weaver, who gave up back-to-back doubles to Marcus Semien and Vogt for a run in the first, was charged with four earned runs in 5 2/3 innings, allowing six hits, striking out four and walking one to fall to 4-8 with a 4.75 ERA in a streak-filled season.
After opening with an 0-4 record and 6.29 earned-run average in his first six starts, Weaver went 4-0 with a 1.98 ERA in his next five starts from May 8-30. But in his last four starts, he is 0-4 with a 6.58 ERA.
Hahn allowed one run and four hits in 7 2/3 innings, striking out four and walking four to improve to 5-5 with a 3.40 ERA, and