ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Jason Vargas
went the distance for his second shutout of the season Tuesday in the Los Angles Angels of Anaheim's 3-0 win over AL West champion Oakland.
Vargas (9-7) held the Athletics to four hits and walk while striking out five in the Angels' 10th win in their last 14 tries.
Howie Kendrick tagged a solo home run in the first inning for Angels, who mustered a modest five hits in the game. Josh Hamilton dropped a two-single into left field in the third.
A.J. Griffin (14-10) was hung with the loss after allowing three runs on five hits and striking out seven. The A's bullpen did not allow a hit and struck out four over the final three frames.
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