The A's finished off a record-breaking homestand on Sunday. During that two-week stretch, the A's went 11-1 to finish with the most wins the franchise has ever had in one homestand since they moved to Oakland. During that stretch, the A's compiled some amazing numbers. Here is a breakdown of some of those feats:
The A's starting pitching staff rolled up a 7-0 record. A's relievers went 4-1 with one save.
Oakland had four walk-off wins, including three in a row in the first three games of the homestand.
The A's offense scored 6 or more runs in 8 of the 12 games, including 6 or more runs in each of the last 7 games.
In addition, the A's offense scored in double-digits in 5 games during the home-stand. They had scored in double-digits only three times all year before the beginning of this stretch of play.
Over the homestand, the A's compiled a .327 team BA with an astonishing .453 OBP and a Slugging Percentage of roughly .600.
The A's slugged 21 homeruns, including three grandslams. They also had 34 doubles and 2 triples.
The A's outscored their opponents 95-47 over the 12 game stretch.
The Swingin' A's wacked 142 hits and even threw in 6 stolen bases in 7 opportunities.
In contrast, the A's held their opponents to a .247 BA.
Individually, some of the stars of the two weeks included:
Scott Hatteberg, who hit for a .404 BA with 3 HRs, 18 RBIs, 3 doubles, and 10 runs.
Jermaine Dye, who hit for a .383 BA with 3 HRs, 10 RBIs, and 15 runs.
Bobby Crosby, who hit for a .326 BA with 2 HRs, 6 RBIs, and 11 runs.
Eric Byrnes, who hit for a .340 BA with 4 HRs, 13 RBIs, and 15 runs.
Erubiel Durazo, who hit for a .361 BA with 2 HRs, 7 RBIs, and 10 runs.
Mark Kotsay, who hit for a .404 BA with 2 HRs, 1 triple, 5 RBIs, and 12 runs.
Marco Scutaro, who hit for a .368 BA with 1 HR, 6 RBIs, and 4 runs.
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