Dan Haren pitched six and and two-thirds
strong innings to help the Oakland Athletics nip the Baltimore
Orioles 4-to-3 for their second win in three games. Haren is
Despite the victory, the A's have won just twice in their last
12 games to slip ten and a-half games behind the A-L West-leading
Haren beat the Orioles for the third time this year. Santiago
Casilla got four outs and Alan Embree pitched the ninth for his
tenth save in 12 chances.
Steve Trachsel is 5-and-7 with the loss in his return from the
disabled list. The right-hander gave up four runs and nine hits in
less than six innings.