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MLB: Oakland 12, Cleveland 7

Aug. 30, 2012 at 4:01 PM

CLEVELAND, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Josh Reddick and George Kottaras each drove in three runs Thursday to help the Oakland A's trounce Cleveland 12-7 and complete a four-game sweep.

Reddick had three hits for the A's, who had 13 hits and scored runs in six innings to extend their winning streak to six games.

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Thursday was the 15th time this season Indians pitching allowed at least 10 runs.

With the scored tied 1-1, Oakland took control with a five-run fourth inning that was highlighted by a three-run double by Kottaras.

Reddick, who has 27 homers this year, hit a two-run home run in the fifth and singled in Coco Crisp in the sixth, putting Oakland up 10-3.

Oakland starter Jarrod Parker (9-7) allowed eight hits and five runs but still got the win. He walked three and struck out three.

Cleveland starter Justin Masterson (10-12) was lit up for eight runs -- all earned -- on eight hits over four-plus innings.

The Indians had 10 hits and five run-scoring rallies. Shin-Soo Choo had three RBI and Jason Kipnis had a home run -- his 13th of the season -- on a two-hit, two-RBI day.

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