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MLB: New York Yankees 4, Oakland 2

May 4, 2013 at 4:47 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- Phil Hughes fired eight shutout innings for his first victory of the season Saturday, staking the New York Yankees to a 4-2 decision over Oakland.

Hughes (1-2) scattered four hits and struck out nine while issuing a pair of walks. He had two losses and three consecutive no-decisions to begin the season.

Lyle Overbay went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and Chris Stewart also went deep for the Yankees, who evened their three-game series.

Travis Hafner and Brett Gardner each added an RBI in the win.

Athletics starter Bartolo Colon (3-1) yielded three runs on six hits in a 5 1/3-inning effort.

Seth Smith supplied two hits with an RBI for Oakland.

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