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A’s hold off Blue Jays; Padres trip up Giants

A’s rookie Ryon Healy connects for a three-run home run off Toronto Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey for his first major-league hit in the second inning during Sunday’s game in Oakland.
A’s rookie Ryon Healy connects for a three-run home run off Toronto Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey for his first major-league hit in the second inning during Sunday’s game in Oakland. The Associated Press

A statistical look at the A’s 5-4 victory over Toronto and the Giants’ 7-6 loss to the Padres in 10 innings on Saturday:

1: A’s rookie third baseman Ryon Healy’s first major-league hit was a big one – a three-run homer in the fourth inning off Toronto knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.

1: A’s pitcher Sonny Gray picked up his first win since April 22, a drought spanning 12 starts.

4: home runs by the Giants in Saturday’s loss.

5: Blown saves this season by Santiago Casilla, whose grip on the Giants’ closer job loosens by the day.

5. Home runs this season by San Francisco’s Angel Pagan, who had just six homers the previous two seasons combined.

6: Home runs by the A’s in their last two games.

7: Career-worst losing streak Gray ended. He was 0-7 with a 6.16 ERA over his previous 12 starts.

12: Team-leading home runs by San Francisco’s Buster Posey.

17: Home runs allowed this season by Giants pitcher Jeff Samardzija, most on the team.

18: Blown saves this season by the Giants, worst in the big leagues.

19: Saves this season by Oakland closer Ryan Madson.

22: Home runs this season by Oakland’s Khris Davis, who hit two in Saturday’s win and now has nine career multi-homer games.

Compiled by Stu Rosenberg

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