Chavez shuts down Yankees to lead Athletics to 3-0 win

May 31, 2015 6:50 PM by Sarkis Nigolian

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jesse Chavez pitched eight impressive innings and Stephen Vogt hit a two-run homer to give the Oakland Athletics their first series win since the beginning of May with a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday.

Chavez (2-5) was extremely efficient in snapping his three-game losing streak and even got some rare run support when Vogt broke open a scoreless game with his homer in the sixth against Adam Warren. Chavez allowed seven hits and no walks, striking out six.

Chavez and Tyler Clippard protected that lead to help the A's take three of four from New York for their first series win since winning two of three against Texas from May 1-3. Oakland had lost five series and split one since then.

Clippard got three outs for his seventh save in eight chances.

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