The A’s put up three innings of at least four runs, including a seven-run eighth, and had 20 hits in a 16-2 shellacking of the San Diego Padres on Wednesday night at O.co Coliseum.
Every A’s starter on offense had at least one hit. Billy Butler went 4 for 5 with a home run and three RBIs.
A’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez was stellar, going seven innings and allowing just three hits and one run while striking out 11.
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