Andy Pettitte struck out seven and walked one in 6 1/3 innings. (Frank Franklin II/AP)
By Bryan Hoch / MLB.com
It was shaping up to be a duel to the wire between A's starter Gio Gonzalez and lefty Andy Pettitte, and while Gonzalez blinked first, when Brett Gardner roped an RBI triple in the sixth inning, it was Pettitte who stumbled a half-inning later, allowing four runs in a six-run seventh inning.
BATTING 2B: Hairston, S (16, Pettitte), Cabrera, O (23, Aceves). TB: Kennedy, A; Cabrera, O 3;
Hairston, S 2; Davis, R; Crosby 2; Powell 2. RBI: Davis, R (11), Powell 2 (18), Kennedy, A (34), Cabrera, O 2 (41). 2-out
RBI: Powell 2; Kennedy, A; Cabrera, O 2. Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Hairston, S. Team
RISP: 5-for-8. Team LOB: 4.
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