CLEVELAND, Ohio – The A’s put an exclamation point on a three-game weekend sweep of the Indians with a 13-3 thumping on Sunday.
The Tribe was outscored 30-6 in the series by Oakland, which has won nine of its last 10.
The A’s saved the best for the final game, pounding out 12 hits and drawing nine walks. Yoenis Cespedes drove in a career-high five runs and Brandon Moss had three RBIs.
Cespedes’ two-run double was the key hit in Oakland’s four-run fifth. He also drove in two runs with another double in the eighth.
Moss was 3 for 3 with two walks and scored four runs. He had an RBI double in the fifth, a two-run double in the sixth and a triple in the second.
John Jaso’s RBI double in the fourth put Oakland ahead for good while Josh Donaldson, who drove in seven runs in the series, had an RBI single in the fifth and scored four runs.