Manaea shines as Athletics shut out Diamondbacks 4-0

Sean Manea threw a two-hitter in six innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0 on Wednesday night, suffering their 19th consecutive road loss.

Mark Canha had two hits and produced two runs for the Athletics, and Jed Lowrie had three hits. The AL West leaders reached six wins in their last seven games.

The Diamondbacks extended their losing streak to seven. His string of road losses is the longest of its kind in the majors since 1985.

Manea (5-2) extended his scoring streak to 15 innings. He struck out three enemies and gave away two walks to sign his second win in a row.

Oakland took a 3-0 lead in the second inning, in which Canha hit a two-run triple and scored on Lowrie’s single.

Arizona center fielder Ketel Marte came close to making a spectacular catch off Kanha’s hit, but the ball bounced off his glove as it hit the wall. The decision was confirmed after reviewing the replay.

Diamondbacks right-hander Matt Peacock (2-3) left the game with two out in the second inning after being hit by a hit to the hand. He received three runs with three hits.

For the Athletics, Venezuelan Elvis Andrus 2-0 with a run scored.

For the Diamondbacks, Ketel Marte 3-1. Venezuelans Eduardo Escobar and Asdrúbal Cabrera 3-0 each and Ildemaro Vargas 2-0.


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