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OAKLAND Babe Ruth Jersey , Calif. (AP) Unable to land a starter at the trade deadline, the Oakland Athletics got a big lift from one they already had and gave manager Bob Melvin a milestone victory.They also moved one game closer to Seattle in the race for the AL wild card.Trevor Cahill had six strikeouts in six innings, Khris Davis homered among his three hits, and the A’s beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 on Tuesday night.Cahill (3-2) overcame an uneven night and allowed two runs on five hits. The right-hander has won consecutive starts for the first time since May 2017.”Early on I’m not sure his command was as good as it normally is but he got better and better as he went along,” Melvin said. ”Next thing you know he gives us six innings, and six innings makes it a lot easier on us.”Cahill yielded a two-out RBI single to Kendrys Morales in the first and Justin Smoak’s leadoff homer in the fourth but got a pair of double plays while giving Oakland’s bullpen a break.”Just finding a groove,” Cahill said. ”You never know what your stuff’s going to be like and you just try to make adjustments. I was able do that a little bit going deeper into the game.”Yusmeiro Petit, Jeurys Familia and Blake Treinen retired three batters apiece to complete the six-hitter.Matt Olson had two RBIs, Mark Canha doubled twice and stole home and Marcus Semien added two hits.Melvin celebrated his 600th win as manager of the A’s – tied for third-most in franchise history behind Connie Mack (3,582) and Tony LaRussa (798).”One more than 599,” Melvin said.Oakland moved within one game of Seattle for the second wild card. The A’s are 29-10 since June 16, the best record in baseball.Despite being in the thick of a playoff race http://www.yankeesfanproshop.com/authentic-giancarlo-stanton-jersey , Oakland stayed quiet as the trade deadline passed. There were reports early in the day linking the A’s to a trade with Detroit but nothing materialized.That was fine with Cahill.”It might not be the big-name guys or the big-price guys like some other teams have but with our offense and our bullpen, if we all just do our part we’ll be fine,” he said.Justin Smoak homered for Toronto, which has lost six of eight.Olson’s two-run single off Sam Gaviglio (2-4) in the first put the A’s up 2-1.”(Gaviglio) was off,” Toronto manager John Gibbons said. ”He’s a control guy and when he’s not throwing strikes, pin-pointing it, he’s going to get hit around a little bit. We’ve seem that before.”After Davis hit his 29th homer leading off the third, Canha and Semien pulled off a double steal with Canha sliding into home to beat the throw from second baseman Devon Travis.TULO HOPING TO PLAYToronto shortstop Troy Tulowitzki made a rare appearance with the team in Oakland and said he still hopes to play this season. Tulowitzki underwent surgery on both of his heels in the offseason and has been rehabbing since then. ”I’m doing better, just not 100 percent yet,” Tulowitzki said. ”There’s good days, there’s bad days.”TRAINER’S ROOMBlue Jays: 2B Lourdes Gurriel Jr. will be sidelined indefinitely after being diagnosed with a left high ankle sprain and bruised knee. Gurriel has a franchise record 11 consecutive multi-hit games. . Newly acquired reliever Ken Giles isn’t expected to join the team until Thursday in Seattle.Athletics: RHP Daniel Gossett will undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday, making him the fourth Oakland pitcher to have the reconstructive surgery this year. Gossett was 0-3 with a 5.18 ERA in five starts this season. … RHP Andrew Triggs (right arm nerve irritation) has begun a throwing program.UP NEXTA’s LHP Sean Manaea (9-7 Joe DiMaggio Jersey , 3.46 ERA) faces the Blue Jays for the second time this season in the series finale Wednesday afternoon. Manaea took a no-decision after allowing four runs in five innings against Toronto on May 19. RHP Marcus Stroman (4-7, 5.20), who has won three of his last four starts, pitches for the Blue Jays.— OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Having finished his warmups just before first pitch, Seattle lefty Wade LeBlanc wasn’t worried about stiffening up while watching the Mariners score five runs in the first inning.If anything, LeBlanc was more energized from the extra rest.LeBlanc pitched seven scoreless innings, Mitch Haniger hit his 23rd home run and Seattle jumped on the Oakland Athletics early and held on for a 7-1 victory on Thursday night.“I’m enjoying that,” LeBlanc said of the Mariners’ big inning. “You don’t ever want to go out to the mound when guys are rolling like that.”Robinson Cano had two hits and an RBI after being dropped down a spot in the batting order after second baseman Jean Segura was scratched. Dee Gordon and Ryon Healy added two hits apiece.Seattle had lost three straight and five of seven before taking the opener of this four-game series. The Mariners pulled within 4 1/2 games of the A’s for the second AL wild card. Oakland remains 2 1/2 back of Houston for first place in the AL West.“We struggled a little bit the last few days and the only way to get that behind you is to go out and play a good ballgame,” Seattle manager Scott Servais said. “Tonight that’s what we did.”Jed Lowrie had an RBI single for the A’s.LeBlanc (8-3) allowed three hits and three walks with four strikeouts. He retired 12 of his final 13 batters to win for the second time in his last seven starts.Adam Warren and Nick Vincent retired three batters each to complete the four-hitter.“Wasn’t as sharp as the last start,” LeBlanc said. “Wasn’t as crisp stuff-wise but when you have a guy like (catcher Mike Zunino) back there and you have an offense putting up runs like that, it makes it kind of easy to go out there Mickey Mantle Jersey , be aggressive and miss over the plate as opposed to being overly careful.”Haniger homered off Frankie Montas (5-4) with one out in the fourth. He also singled leading off the game, extending his season-high hitting streak to 11 games. Haniger went into the day leading the AL with 38 hits this month.The Mariners scored five runs with two outs and took advantage of a throwing error by third baseman Matt Chapman in the first inning.“It wasn’t just him,” A’s manager Bob Melvin said. “We had an off-game all the way around.”Cano doubled and scored on Healy’s single before Ben Gamel drew a bases-loaded walk to make it 2-0. Two more runs scored on Chapman’s error. Gordon added an infield single to drive in Gamel.After Denard Span tripled to open the second, Cano singled to push the lead to 6-0.It was a disappointing start to Oakland’s 10-game homestand following a troubling start to the week when the A’s dropped two of three to Houston and placed two starting pitchers on the disabled list — Sean Manaea and Brett Anderson.ADJUSTING ON THE FLYHealy’s playing time has been reduced in the two weeks since Cano was reinstated after serving an 80-game suspension for performance enhancing drugs. He wasn’t in the original lineup Thursday but found out before batting practice he would play, giving him time to get in some pregame work.“I’m still trying to figure that out,” Healy said. “Trying to get a comfortable routine with the situation at hand.”ROSTER MOVESIn addition to Montas, the A’s also called up RHP J.B. Wendelken. RHP Ryan Dull and OF Nick Martini were optioned to Nashville.TRAINER’S ROOMMariners: Segura was a late scratch, one day after being forced out of the game in San Diego when he fouled a ball off his shin.Athletics: Anderson has been diagnosed with ulnar nerve irritation in his left arm.UP NEXTOakland RHP Mike Fiers (10-6, 3.15 ERA) is 3-0 in four starts since being acquired from Detroit on Aug. 6. Fiers needs one more win to match his career high set with Houston in 2016. Seattle RHP Mike Leake (8-8, 4.03) is winless in four career start at the Coliseum.