ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 5 (UPI) -- Jonny Gomes smacked a 12th-inning, pinch-hit homer Saturday and the Oakland Athletics outlasted Tampa Bay 4-3.
Grant Balfour pitched a 1-2-3 bottom of the 12th for his seventh save.
Brian Fuentes (2-0) picked up the win after wiggling off the hook in the 11th, when Sean Rodriguez led off with a double but ended up stranded at third after Elliot Johnson bunted foul for a third strike on a suicide-squeeze attempt.
Josh Reddick drove in two runs, including a solo homer, as the A's evened their three-game set at Tropicana Field.
Johnson, Pena and Ben Zobrist each socked solo homers for the American League East-leading Rays, who saw their six-game winning streak snapped.