Rival watch: Moss clubs A's past Tigers 14-4; Indians 5.5 games back
DETROIT (AP) -- Brandon Moss homered twice, drove in a career-high six runs in the Oakland Athletics' 14-4 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.
Moss has three home runs in his past two games for Oakland, which had a season-high 21 hits and has won the first three games of the four-game series by a combined 28-13.
Josh Donaldson had three hits and drove in two runs and Eric Sogard had two RBIs for the Athletics.
Torii Hunter homered for the AL Central-leading Tigers. Hunter and Victor Martinez each had three hits.
Oakland starter Daniel Straily (7-7) got his first win since July 9. He allowed a run and eight hits over six innings, walking two and striking out four.