A's Take 3rd Straight From Yanks

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The heroes change each night for the A's. The results remain the same.

On Saturday, it was Jarrod Parker becoming the latest rookie starter to shut down the New York Yankees. It was Brandon Inge supplying the big hit with a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the eighth.

The result: A 2-1 victory that leaves the A's one win away from a four-game sweep of the team that arrived Thursday with the major leagues' best record.

The A's, once expected to fight the Seattle Mariners for last place in the American League West, are tied with the Chicago White Sox and the Baltimore Orioles for the second A.L. wild-card spot at 50-44.

"What can you say?" Inge said. "What you guys see is what we feel right now. We're having a blast, and I think that's leading a lot to the way we're playing."

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