MLB: Oakland 10, Kansas City 4

Sept. 2, 2009 at 7:19 PM

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Landon Powell hit his first career grand slam Wednesday in Oakland's 10-4 victory over Kansas City.

Powell's grand slam, his fifth homer this season, capped a five-run inning, giving Oakland an 8-0 lead with two outs in the bottom of the second.


Rajai Davis and Ryan Sweeney had two hits and two RBI apiece.

Mark Ellis drove in a run.

Sweeney drove in a run with a groundout, while Jack Cust and Adam Kennedy added two hits each for the Athletics, who have split their last eight games.

Winner Trevor Cahill (8-12) gave up three runs and six hits in five innings.

Josh Anderson led Kansas City with two hits and one RBI.

Mike Jacobs, David DeJesus and Alberto Callaspo each had one RBI, with Jacobs hitting a solo homer in the third, his 17th.

The losing pitcher was starter Brian Bannister (7-12).

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