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Sean Doolittle

Slumping Yankees Fall To Oakland, 5-2

NEW YORK — Kendall Graveman got more than a win Wednesday night in his first outing at Yankee Stadium. He even took a couple of surprise swings at the plate.

Graveman tossed three-hit ball into the seventh inning and struck out a career-high eight, pitching the Oakland Athletics to a 5-2 victory over the slumping New York Yankees.

Following an injury to third baseman Danny Valencia, the A's relinquished their designated hitter and put Graveman in the cleanup spot. With two runners on in the fifth, he fouled off a 97 mph fastball but struck out on three pitches.

"I didn't show up to the park thinking I was going to get an at-bat," Graveman said. "I...

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