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Mitch Moreland hits 1,000 hit in A’s win over Angels

Mitch Moreland hits 1,000 hit in A’s win over Angels

Sean Murphy hit a two-run homer, Mitch Moreland hit a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-5 on Monday night.

Sean Manaea (6-2) overcame an early home run for the win after pitching into sixth to help the AL West leader improve to 41-27, the A’s best in 68 games. since 2014.

Juan Lagares hit his first home run of the season for the Angels, who were coming off winning six straight games and eight of nine. David Fletcher and Cuban José Iglesias each had four hits.

In the second inning and with one out, Moreland singled off starter Dylan Bundy for his 1,000th career hit. Murphy followed with his seventh homer and Moreland had his RBI single in the third.

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Lou Trivino retired three batters for his 11th save.

Bundy (1-7) took the loss after allowing seven runs and five hits in 2 1/3 innings and raised his ERA to 6.98. (AP)

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