OAKLAND, Calif. – Jarrod Parker pitched eight sharp innings while Coco Crisp homered and drove in five runs, leading the Oakland Athletics over the Cleveland Indians 7-0 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Brandon Moss also homered and Cliff Pennington scored three times. The A's won their fourth in a row and moved 10 games over .500, matching their high mark of the season.
Shin-Soo Choo singled twice for the Indians, who have lost five straight on their nine-game road trip.
Parker (8-7), possibly pitching to keep his spot in the rotation following three consecutive losses, gave up six hits, struck out two and walked one. He retired 16 of his final 18 batters.