Gelof leads A’s past Tigers 7-1
By: Mike Stiles - Monday, April 8, 2024

Riley Greene rounds the bases after hitting a home run against Oakland (photo courtesy of Carolos Osorio)

(DETROIT) - Zack Gelof had four hits, including a three-run homer, and drove in four runs to help the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 7-1 on Sunday. Gelof hit an RBI triple in the first and scored on JJ Bleday's single. He connected for his first homer of the season in the second against Jack Flaherty. He also had two singles. Abraham Toro had two hits, scored twice and drove in a run for Oakland, which collected two wins in the three-game series. Oakland starter Joe Boyle (1-1) struck out six while pitching five scoreless innings of two-hit ball. Boyle has recorded two of his three career victories against the Tigers. Riley Greene hit his third homer for Detroit in the eighth inning. ...... {LISTEN}. Flaherty (0-1) was charged with six runs and nine hits in six innings. The Tigers were held to one run the last two games of the series after winning their home opener, 5-4, on Friday. Greene ended the Tigers' 16-inning scoreless drought with his drive to right-center against Kyle Muller.

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