Oakland, CA (Sports Network) - Howie Kendrick belted a pair of two-run homers, and the Angels turned four double plays in a 6-3 win over Oakland. Maicer Izturis drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning for Los Angeles, which remained three games behind first-place Texas in the AL West. The Rangers beat Cleveland earlier Tuesday.
Jerome Williams allowed three runs and seven hits, and walked five batters over 4 1/3 innings in the start for the Angels. Hisanori Takahashi (4-3) pitched 1 2/3 frames to get the win and Jordan Walden retired the side in order in the ninth for his 30th save.
Guillermo Moscoso, who came within four outs of a no-hitter his last time out, was charged with five hits and three runs over 4 2/3 frames Tuesday. Fautino De Los Santos (2-2) suffered the loss. Josh Willingham knocked in two runs for the A's, who lost for just the third time in their last 13 home games vs. the Angels.