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Major League Baseball
Cleveland 7, Oakland 3
When: 4:07 PM ET, Sunday, May 1, 2022
Where: RingCentral Coliseum, Oakland, California
Temperature: 67°
Umpires: Home - Rob Drake, 1B - Will Little, 2B - Greg Gibson, 3B - Nick Mahrley
Attendance: 14945

Triston McKenzie struck out seven over 6 1/3 scoreless innings and Franmil Reyes drove in two runs as the visiting Cleveland Guardians completed a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 7-3 win on Sunday.

McKenzie (1-2) allowed four hits and walked one for Cleveland, which has won three straight following a seven-game losing streak. McKenzie threw a season-high 96 pitches.

Oakland starter James Kaprielian (0-1) struggled in his season debut, yielding four runs on three hits over two-plus innings. He walked four and struck out two.

The Athletics trailed 7-0 before scoring three runs in the ninth against Anthony Gose. Oakland has lost six of its past eight games.

Cleveland concluded a 3-7 road trip by jumping to a 6-0 lead after four innings. Luke Maile began the scoring with a one-out RBI double off Kaprielian in the second.

Kaprielian, just off the injured list after recovering from a shoulder injury, loaded the bases in the third by walking the first three batters on 13 pitches.

Jake Lemoine replaced Kaprielian and allowed a two-run single to Reyes and Andres Gimenez's run-scoring double.

Reyes, who snapped a 0-for-26 skid with his single to right field, later capped the rally by scoring from third on a wild pitch.

The Guardians extended their lead when Steven Kwan scored on Owen Miller's sixth-inning sacrifice fly.

Gimenez had two hits for Cleveland, which recorded its first series sweep of the Athletics in Oakland since April 10-12, 2000.

Bryan Shaw replaced McKenzie with two runners on and one out in the seventh, and he retired Kevin Smith and Elvis Andrus to end the inning.

Oakland was outscored 10-4 in the final two games of the series while going a combined 2-for-14 with runners in scoring position.

Chad Pinder had two hits and a ninth-inning sacrifice fly on Sunday for the Athletics, who also got ninth-inning runs on RBI doubles from Christian Bethancourt and Smith.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Starting Pitchers
Cleveland   Oakland
Triston McKenzie Player James Kaprielian
Win W/L Loss
6.1 IP 2.0
7 Strikeouts 2
4 Hits 3
0.00 ERA 18.00
Cleveland   Oakland
Andres Gimenez Player Chad Pinder
2 Hits 2
1 RBI 1
0 HR 0
3 TB 2
.400 Avg .667
Team Stats Summary
Team Hits HR TB Avg LOB K RBI BB SB Errors
Cleveland 9 0 11 .250 21 6 6 6 2 0
Oakland 6 0 8 .188 11 10 3 3 0 2