No runs allowed, no ninth consecutive loss by the winning A's!

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Great news, fam. The Oakland Athletics won a game by defeating the Boston Red Sox 3-0 in the series finale between both ballclubs played on Tuesday inside the Oakland Coliseum.

Not only that, but by doing so the A's finally broke an eight-game losing streak and they completely shut out the Sox by not allowing a single run to the Bostonians in the full nine-inning matchup. Uh, oh, these unstoppable A's!

Trevor May got the save pitching exactly one inning for the A's and striking out Justin Turner swinging, earning his 500 career K while at it. Yay!

Rookie Luis Medina had one of his best performances of the season, pitching 5.2 frames while allowing only three hits and no runs, adding six strikeouts to his line and only surrendering one free base via walk.

All of Sam Long, Shintaro Fujinami, and Sam Moll pitched in relief at some point through the game with Fuji the only one allowing a hit and the other two putting up zeroes on their lines.

The A's did all of the hitting damage in the third frame with a solo homer by Ryan Noda followed by a single by Aledmys Diaz and a final scoring hit courtesy of JJ Bleday, who homered to center field making it 3-0 in favor of the Athletics early.

Boston's starter Joe Jacques would get canned just two batters after that after conceding a base to Shea Langeliers on a fielding error and then removing Nick Allen on a groundout that advanced Langeliers to second base.

One of the most exciting actions of the game came with two men out and Tony Kamp waiting in third base, Jordan Diaz having stepped up to the plate. After Boston's catcher couldn't grab a 3-0 pitch and the ball rolled to his left, Kemp started rushing toward home like a madman and although he clearly beat the tag for the run, he was called out by the home plate ump.

That play, in turn, made coach Mark Kotsay argue the call and ultimately it lead to his ejection after crossing the line. It's hard to argue in favor of Kemp, as he clearly left the basepath on his way home, but hey, it's never bad to show some emotion and fighting spirit so kudos go to Kotsay for defending his guy's hustling ways.

Freshman Zack Gelof started another game at second base and also batted second in the lineup only trailing speedster Kemp, but he failed to connect going 0-for-4 at the plate. Tyler Soderstrom didn't grace the field.

Oakland escaped a skid that was inching dangerously close to reaching 10 consecutive games lost and the A's will stay home for another series inside the Coli, this time against the Houston Astros starting Wednesday and lasting until next Friday.

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