SACRAMENTO -- Tommy Milone pitched six perfect innings, Coco Crisp hit a three-run homer and the Oakland Athletics beat Triple-A Sacramento 9-0 on Saturday night.The A's showed no signs of jet lag in their first game since they split their first two games of the regular season on Wednesday and Thursday in Japan. They returned to Oakland on Thursday.Oakland got back in the groove quickly against its Triple-A affiliate, roughing up Sacramento starter Jarrod Parker. Milone also struck out six.The A's scored three runs in each of the first two innings. Josh Donaldson's solo homer in the fifth capped the scoring.The game was called after seven innings due to rain.
Milone perfect through six, A's beat River Cats
April 1, 2012, 4:04 am