OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Frank Thomas
hit a two-run double to cap a three-run seventh inning Wednesday night as Oakland edged the Cleveland Indians, 4-3.
Milton Bradley hit a solo homer and had two runs, two hits, and two RBI; and Mark Ellis had a run and two hits for the Athletics (88-63), who have won three of their last four games.
Winner Estaban Loaiza (11-8) gave up three runs and five hits in 7 2/3 innings with one walk and four strikeouts.
Huston Street earned his 35th save of the season.
Kevin Kouzmanoff, Ryan Garko, and Victor Martinez all had one RBI; and Joe Inglett had two of the seven hits for the Indians (70-81), who have lost four of their last five games.
In relief, the losing pitcher was Fernando Cabrera (3-3).
Oakland has a 6½-game lead over the Los Angeles Angels in the AL West.
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