Back-to-back smashes lead A’s past Rays

first_imgST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Just when it seemed the A’s had their backs to the wall, they went back-to-back — over the wall — and that sudden turnaround produced a 4-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night at Tropicana Field.The A’s hit consecutive sixth-inning home runs off Rays reliever and loser Emilio Pagan (1-1), first a two-run go-ahead shot by Matt Olson, then a solo blast from Khris Davis.That ultimately made a winner out of right-hander Mike Fiers (6-3), who allowed just …last_img

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