Oakland Athletics defeat Boston Red Sox, 5-4

OAKLAND, Calif. — None of the screaming made a difference in the end.

None of the expletives and anger changed the outcome of the game, though it certainly livened up a 3-hour-30-minute game that made it all the way to the 10th inning. That is where the game stood when plate umpire Bob Davidson made a series of controversial decisions, with one crucial in the game’s outcome.

That was the balk call on Ramon Ramirez, which sent Daric Barton (who singled) to second with on...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) After an early flurry of runs, the Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox struggled to generate any offense until Kevin Kouzmanoff finally came through.

Kouzmanoff's two-out RBI single capped a wild 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Tuesday night.

The 10th inning featured a slick double play by Oakland, three Boston pitchers in the bottom half and a pair of ejections before Kouzmanoff drove in the first...