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Alonso has RBI single in 10th to help A's beat Angels 8-6

Yonder Alonso hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the 10th inning to lead the Oakland Athletics to an 8-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night, avoiding a three-game sweep and snapping a five-game losing streak.

Mike Morin (2-2) got the first two outs of the 10th inning before the A's scored twice. Danny Valencia and Tyler Ladendorf singled before Alonso's double to center scored Valencia with the go-ahead run. Marcus Semien followed with an RBI single.

Ryan Dull pitched a scoreless 10th to get his second save.

Jefry Marte and Jett Bandy hit back-to-back singles off John Axford to start the eighth and pinch-hitter Mike Trout drew a walk to load the...

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