Oakland A's beat Angels after 19 innings

4:09 AM, Apr 30, 2013   |    comments
Brandon Moss. Photo by Kelley L. Cox, USA Today Sports.
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OAKLAND, Calif. -- Two games in one.

Brandon Moss hit his second home run of the game with two outs in the bottom of the 19th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 10-8 victory over the Los Angeles Angels early Tuesday in the longest major league game of the season.

The teams were on the field for 6 hours, 32 minutes in a marathon game that ended at 1:41 a.m. on the West Coast. It was the longest game ever played in Oakland by time and the longest in Angels history as well.

Oakland slugger Yoenis Cespedes singled off the left-center wall to drive in the tying run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning.

Los Angeles went ahead 8-7 in the 15th on a bases-loaded walk, but the A's tied it in the bottom half on Adam Rosales' two-out single after a costly error by Angels first baseman Albert Pujols.

Associated Press

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