August 27, 2014
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - John Lackey pitched eight innings of five-hit ball for his 100th victory, Torii Hunter and Kendry Morales hit three-run homers, and the Los Angeles Angels salvaged a split of their series with the last-place Oakland Athletics in a 9-1 victory Sunday.
After losing his previous two starts, Lackey (9-7) became the fifth pitcher to win 100 games with the Angels. The right-hander limited Oakland to one unearned run while retiring 13 of his final 15 batters, improving to 16-4 in his career against the A's.
Brett Anderson (7-10) remained winless in his last four starts for Oakland, allowing seven hits over six innings. The 21-year-old gave up all four of his runs in the fifth inning, including Hunter's go-ahead shot to deep center.
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