Trevor Cahill took his sixth loss of the season and saw his ERA rise to 4.23. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
By Adam Loberstein / MLB.com
After Trevor Cahill put the A's in an early hole, they began to claw their way back, and mounted a ninth-inning rally that brought the tying run to the plate but fell just short. Kurt Suzuki, Landon Powell and Daric Barton all doubled in the ninth, but the A's suffered their fourth straight loss.
WP: Cahill, Gonzalez, E. IBB: Smith, S (by Gonzalez, E). Pitches-strikes:
De La Rosa 96-61, Daley 31-23, Embree 24-14, Rincon 15-13, Street 17-9, Cahill 82-45, Gonzalez, E 64-40, Breslow 16-11, Springer
18-13, Wuertz 21-14. Groundouts-flyouts: De La Rosa 9-1, Daley 1-0, Embree 0-0, Rincon 1-0, Street 0-1, Cahill
4-2, Gonzalez, E 3-1, Breslow 1-0, Springer 0-0, Wuertz 0-0. Batters faced: De La Rosa 24, Daley 6, Embree 5, Rincon
6, Street 4, Cahill 19, Gonzalez, E 13, Breslow 4, Springer 4, Wuertz 5. Inherited runners-scored: Rincon 2-0,
Street 1-1, Breslow 2-0. Umpires: HP: Tim Timmons. 1B: Mark Wegner. 2B: Rob Drake. 3B: Jeff Kellogg. Weather:
77 degrees, clear. Wind: 14 mph, In from LF. T: 3:44. Att: 18,624. June 27, 2009
Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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