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Oakland A's MLN: Melillo, Meyer Shine For Sac

Kevin Melillo was the hero on Tuesday.

The Sacramento River Cats snapped a three-game losing streak in dramatic fashion when second baseman Kevin Melillo blasted a two-run homer in the bottom of the 12th to give the River Cats a 6-5 win. Starter Dan Meyer didn't figure in the decision, but he was nearly unhittable in six innings of work. We have the details inside...

The first-place Sacramento River Cats badly needed a win on Tuesday. After not being swept all season, they were on the verge of being swept in a four-game home series by the Round Rock Express. Despite blowing a three-run lead and being down to their final three outs in the bottom of the 12th, the River Cats were able to stave off the sweep with some late-game heroics. For the first three and a... Recommended Stories

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