ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Jered Weaver pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, Torii Hunter homered and added an RBI single in a six-run seventh, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 6-0 on Thursday to avoid a four-game sweep.
Weaver (17-4) struck out nine in his first start since skipping a turn in the rotation because of biceps tendinitis after was struck on his pitching arm by a line drive Sept. 2.
The loss snapped Oakland's 12-game road winning streak, two shy of the franchise record set in May 1931. The A's were shut out for the 16 time this season, the most in the majors.
Brett Anderson (4-1) was charged with five runs and nine hits over 6 2-3 innings in his fifth start since returning from Tommy John surgery.
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