Bauer gets just 2 outs; A's top Indians 7-3 for 3-game sweep

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona expected more out of his ballclub coming out of the All-Star break - a lot more.

What Francona saw instead was a frustrating three games in Oakland that ended with the Indians being swept for only the third time this season while seeing their lead in the AL Central trimmed to 1 1/2 games over Minnesota.

Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer got just two outs in a four-run first inning and matched the shortest start of his big league career as the Oakland Athletics beat Cleveland 7-3 on Sunday to complete the surprising sweep.

''It's discouraging for a number of reasons,'' Francona said. ''You're trying to salvage a game out of the series and you're down four before you can even look up. That's a hard way to play, and then you go through your whole bullpen. That wasn't our goal for today.''

Bauer (7-8) allowed four runs, three hits and two walks while throwing just 24 of 43 pitches for strikes in facing seven batters. Cleveland has lost four straight for the first time since 2015.

''I had no feel for anything I was throwing, no feel for how my body was moving, where the ball was going,'' Bauer said. ''When things started going south I couldn't figure out how to get out of it.''

Ryon Healy and Jaycob Brugman hit two-run singles in the first. Jed Lowrie homered against Dan Otero for a 5-0 lead in the third, and Matt Joyce had three hits and two RBIs.

Sean Manaea (8-5) struck out eight in seven innings, allowing two runs and five hits. Before the game, veteran-shedding Oakland dealt relievers Ryan Madson and Sean Doolittle to Washington for right-hander Blake Treinen and a pair of prospects, left-hander Jesus Luzardo and infielder Sheldon Neuse.

''Maybe the break was good for everyone,'' Manaea said. ''A well-needed rest. Hearing the (trade) news put a fire under everybody.''

Francisco Lindor matched his career high with four hits, including three doubles. Michael Brantley hit a two-run single in the fourth, and Abraham Almonte homered with two outs in the ninth against Simon Castro.

Cleveland had leadoff doubles in the sixth, seventh and eighth but failed to score.

STREAK ENDS

The Indians last lost four in a row July 23-28, 2015 when they lost six straight. Cleveland had gone 312 games since then without a four-game losing streak - the third-longest stretch in major league history behind the 1931-33 New York Yankees (346) and the 1917-19 Indians (316).

TRAINER'S ROOM

Athletics: RHP Jharel Cotton will join teammate RHP Kendall Graveman on Wednesday at Triple-A Nashville in injury rehabilitation assignments. Cotton, who has been hindered by a blister, is expected to throw 65 pitches. ... INF/OF Chad Pinder rested his sore left hamstring Sunday but will run the bases and do additional baseball activities Monday. Manager Bob Melvin said Pinder could begin a rehab assignment soon.

UP NEXT

Indians: RHP Josh Tomlin (5-9, 5.90 ERA) is to start Monday at San Francisco. He limited San Diego to two runs and four hits over seven innings on July 6.

Athletics: RHP Daniel Gossett (1-4, 6.23 ERA) is slated to pitch in Monday's series opener at home against Tampa Bay. Gossett has allowed eight home runs over six starts but has walked only five during that span.

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IndiansCLE47-43
000200001380
AthleticsOAK42-50
40100002X7100
  • W: S. Manaea (8-5)L: T. Bauer (7-8)
  • HR: CLE - A. Almonte (2), OAK - J. Lowrie (10)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
B. Guyer RF31000122.186.269.271.5411.0
a- T. Naquin PH10000011.200.231.240.471-0.5
F. Lindor SS41400000.258.315.463.7778.0
M. Brantley LF40120003.300.366.431.7965.0
E. Encarnacion DH40000013.257.368.476.844-0.5
J. Ramirez 2B40000023.326.381.588.969-1.0
C. Santana 1B30100110.236.337.405.7424.5
R. Perez C30000023.173.258.245.504-1.0
b- B. Zimmer PH10000010.274.335.433.768-0.5
A. Almonte CF41111011.240.331.375.7065.5
G. Urshela 3B30100100.125.222.125.3472.0
  • a-struck out for Guyer in the 9th
  • b-struck out for Perez in the 9th
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
M. Joyce RF51320010.226.332.410.7425.5
M. Semien SS31100201.161.312.274.5865.0
Y. Alonso DH30000124.269.368.556.9240.0
K. Davis LF31100102.245.334.514.8483.0
R. Davis LF00000000.217.276.326.6020.0
J. Lowrie 2B41111025.272.339.455.7945.0
R. Healy 1B41120000.264.299.490.7884.0
M. Chapman 3B31100100.213.288.468.7574.0
J. Brugman CF40220001.250.336.323.6594.0
J. Phegley C31000113.195.240.339.5791.5
    BATTING
    • 2B - F. Lindor 3 (28), C. Santana (24)
    • HR - A. Almonte (2)
    • RBI - M. Brantley 2 (39), A. Almonte (7)
    • 2-Out RBI - A. Almonte (2)
    BATTING
    • 2B - M. Semien (4), M. Chapman (4)
    • HR - J. Lowrie (10)
    • RBI - M. Joyce 2 (36), J. Lowrie (33), R. Healy 2 (54), J. Brugman 2 (10)
    • 2-Out RBI - M. Joyce 2 (6), R. Healy 2 (22), J. Brugman 2 (4)
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - M. Brantley (10), C. Santana (4)
    FIELDING
    • Outfield Assist - M. Brantley (6)
    • DP - F. Lindor, J. Ramirez, C. Santana
    FIELDING
    • DP - M. Semien, J. Lowrie, R. Healy
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    T. Bauer (L, 7-8)0.23443205.591.47-14.0
    D. Otero2.03110013.471.322.0
    B. Logan1.10001204.951.403.0
    Z. McAllister2.01000102.381.135.5
    N. Goody1.01001102.061.091.5
    C. Allen1.02221003.061.33-2.0
    PITCHERSIP
    T. Bauer (L, 7-8)0.2
    D. Otero2.0
    B. Logan1.1
    Z. McAllister2.0
    N. Goody1.0
    C. Allen1.0
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    S. Manaea (W, 8-5)7.05223803.681.2125.0
    D. Coulombe (H, 5)0.11000002.811.09-1.0
    L. Hendriks (H, 8)0.20000005.171.380.0
    S. Castro1.02110319.002.001.5
    PITCHERSIP
    S. Manaea (W, 8-5)7.0
    D. Coulombe (H, 5)0.1
    L. Hendriks (H, 8)0.2
    S. Castro1.0
    PITCHING
    • WP - C. Allen 2 (4)
    • Pitches-Strikes - T. Bauer 43-24, D. Otero 31-22, B. Logan 24-14, Z. McAllister 15-10, N. Goody 21-13, C. Allen 24-13
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Otero 3-2, Z. McAllister 1-3, C. Allen 1-2
    • Batters Faced - T. Bauer 8, D. Otero 8, B. Logan 5, Z. McAllister 6, N. Goody 5, C. Allen 6
    PITCHING
    • Pitches-Strikes - S. Manaea 115-75, D. Coulombe 4-2, L. Hendriks 2-2, S. Castro 21-17
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Manaea 5-7, L. Hendriks 1-1
    • Batters Faced - S. Manaea 28, D. Coulombe 2, L. Hendriks 2, S. Castro 5
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    IndiansCLE47-43
    000200001380
    AthleticsOAK42-50
    40100002X7100
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    B. Guyer RF31000122.186.269.271.5411.0
    a- T. Naquin PH10000011.200.231.240.471-0.5
    F. Lindor SS41400000.258.315.463.7778.0
    M. Brantley LF40120003.300.366.431.7965.0
    E. Encarnacion DH40000013.257.368.476.844-0.5
    J. Ramirez 2B40000023.326.381.588.969-1.0
    C. Santana 1B30100110.236.337.405.7424.5
    R. Perez C30000023.173.258.245.504-1.0
    b- B. Zimmer PH10000010.274.335.433.768-0.5
    A. Almonte CF41111011.240.331.375.7065.5
    G. Urshela 3B30100100.125.222.125.3472.0
    Total34383131116-----
    • a-struck out for Guyer in the 9th
    • b-struck out for Perez in the 9th
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    M. Joyce RF51320010.226.332.410.7425.5
    M. Semien SS31100201.161.312.274.5865.0
    Y. Alonso DH30000124.269.368.556.9240.0
    K. Davis LF31100102.245.334.514.8483.0
    R. Davis LF00000000.217.276.326.6020.0
    J. Lowrie 2B41111025.272.339.455.7945.0
    R. Healy 1B41120000.264.299.490.7884.0
    M. Chapman 3B31100100.213.288.468.7574.0
    J. Brugman CF40220001.250.336.323.6594.0
    J. Phegley C31000113.195.240.339.5791.5
    Total32710716616-----
      BATTING
      • 2B - F. Lindor 3 (28), C. Santana (24)
      • HR - A. Almonte (2)
      • RBI - M. Brantley 2 (39), A. Almonte (7)
      • 2-Out RBI - A. Almonte (2)
      BATTING
      • 2B - M. Semien (4), M. Chapman (4)
      • HR - J. Lowrie (10)
      • RBI - M. Joyce 2 (36), J. Lowrie (33), R. Healy 2 (54), J. Brugman 2 (10)
      • 2-Out RBI - M. Joyce 2 (6), R. Healy 2 (22), J. Brugman 2 (4)
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - M. Brantley (10), C. Santana (4)
      FIELDING
      • Outfield Assist - M. Brantley (6)
      • DP - F. Lindor, J. Ramirez, C. Santana
      FIELDING
      • DP - M. Semien, J. Lowrie, R. Healy
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      T. Bauer (L, 7-8)0.23443205.591.47-14.0
      D. Otero2.03110013.471.322.0
      B. Logan1.10001204.951.403.0
      Z. McAllister2.01000102.381.135.5
      N. Goody1.01001102.061.091.5
      C. Allen1.02221003.061.33-2.0
      Total8.01077661---
      PITCHERSIP
      T. Bauer (L, 7-8)0.2
      D. Otero2.0
      B. Logan1.1
      Z. McAllister2.0
      N. Goody1.0
      C. Allen1.0
      Total8.0
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      S. Manaea (W, 8-5)7.05223803.681.2125.0
      D. Coulombe (H, 5)0.11000002.811.09-1.0
      L. Hendriks (H, 8)0.20000005.171.380.0
      S. Castro1.02110319.002.001.5
      Total9.08333111---
      PITCHERSIP
      S. Manaea (W, 8-5)7.0
      D. Coulombe (H, 5)0.1
      L. Hendriks (H, 8)0.2
      S. Castro1.0
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • WP - C. Allen 2 (4)
      • Pitches-Strikes - T. Bauer 43-24, D. Otero 31-22, B. Logan 24-14, Z. McAllister 15-10, N. Goody 21-13, C. Allen 24-13
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - D. Otero 3-2, Z. McAllister 1-3, C. Allen 1-2
      • Batters Faced - T. Bauer 8, D. Otero 8, B. Logan 5, Z. McAllister 6, N. Goody 5, C. Allen 6
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - S. Manaea 115-75, D. Coulombe 4-2, L. Hendriks 2-2, S. Castro 21-17
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - S. Manaea 5-7, L. Hendriks 1-1
      • Batters Faced - S. Manaea 28, D. Coulombe 2, L. Hendriks 2, S. Castro 5
      • 9TH INNING
        Almonte homered to right37
      • 8TH INNING
        Joyce reached on an infield single to second, Chapman and Phegley scored27
      • 4TH INNING
        Brantley singled to shallow center, Guyer and Lindor scored25
      • 3RD INNING
        Lowrie homered to right center05
      • 1ST INNING
        Brugman singled to left, Davis and Healy scored, Chapman to third04
        Healy singled to right, Joyce and Semien scored, Davis to third02
      • 9TH INNING
        • Rajai Davis in left
        • Simon Castro relieved Liam Hendriks
        • C. Santana: Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Santana struck out swinging
        • Bradley Zimmer hit for Roberto Perez
        • B. Zimmer: Foul, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Zimmer struck out swinging
        • A. Almonte: Strike looking, Ball, Almonte homered to right
        • G. Urshela: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Urshela singled to right
        • Tyler Naquin hit for Brandon Guyer
        • T. Naquin: Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Naquin struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 9th (1 Run, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 8TH INNING
        • Daniel Coulombe relieved Sean Manaea
        • F. Lindor: Ball, Lindor doubled to deep left
        • M. Brantley: Ball, Brantley lined out to right
        • Liam Hendriks relieved Daniel Coulombe
        • E. Encarnacion: Encarnacion lined out to third
        • J. Ramirez: Ramirez grounded out to shortstop
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • Cody Allen relieved Nick Goody
        • R. Healy: Ball, Strike swinging, Healy fouled out to first
        • M. Chapman: Strike looking, Ball, Chapman doubled to left center
        • J. Brugman: Ball, Ball, Foul, Brugman grounded out to first, Chapman to third
        • J. Phegley: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Phegley walked
        • M. Joyce: Ball, Strike swinging, Phegley to second on wild pitch, Strike swinging, Joyce reached on an infield single to second, Chapman and Phegley scored
        • M. Semien: Foul, Foul, Ball, Joyce to second on wild pitch, Ball, Semien lined out to right
        • End of the 8th (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • S. Manaea Pitching:
        • C. Santana: Santana doubled to shallow right
        • R. Perez: Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Perez struck out swinging
        • A. Almonte: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Almonte grounded out to third
        • G. Urshela: Foul, Foul, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Santana stole third, Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Urshela walked
        • B. Guyer: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Guyer struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • Nick Goody relieved Zach McAllister
        • M. Joyce: Joyce fouled out to third
        • M. Semien: Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Semien walked
        • Y. Alonso: Foul, Ball, Foul, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Strike swinging, Alonso struck out swinging
        • K. Davis: Foul, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike swinging, Davis singled to center, Semien to second
        • J. Lowrie: Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Lowrie flied out to deep right
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • S. Manaea Pitching:
        • F. Lindor: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Lindor doubled to left center
        • M. Brantley: Foul, Brantley popped out to shortstop
        • E. Encarnacion: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Encarnacion fouled out to left, Lindor to third
        • J. Ramirez: Ramirez fouled out to right
        • Middle of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • Z. McAllister Pitching:
        • R. Healy: Ball, Healy flied out to deep center
        • M. Chapman: Chapman flied out to right
        • J. Brugman: Ball, Brugman singled to center
        • J. Phegley: Pickoff attempt, Phegley flied out to right
        • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • S. Manaea Pitching:
        • A. Almonte: Almonte grounded out to second
        • G. Urshela: Strike looking, Urshela lined out to first
        • B. Guyer: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Guyer struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • B. Logan Pitching:
        • Y. Alonso: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Foul, Ball, Alonso walked
        • Zach McAllister relieved Boone Logan
        • K. Davis: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Davis grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Alonso out at second
        • J. Lowrie: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Lowrie struck out swinging
        • End of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 4TH INNING
        • S. Manaea Pitching:
        • B. Guyer: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Guyer walked
        • F. Lindor: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Lindor doubled to deep center, Guyer to third
        • M. Brantley: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Brantley singled to shallow center, Guyer and Lindor scored
        • E. Encarnacion: Ball, Strike looking, Encarnacion flied out to shallow right
        • J. Ramirez: Strike looking, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging
        • C. Santana: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Brantley stole second, Foul, Ball, Santana walked
        • R. Perez: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Perez struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 4th (2 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • B. Logan Pitching:
        • J. Phegley: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Phegley struck out swinging
        • M. Joyce: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Joyce struck out swinging
        • M. Semien: Ball, Strike swinging, Semien flied out to center
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • S. Manaea Pitching:
        • R. Perez: Ball, Strike looking, Perez flied out to right
        • A. Almonte: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Almonte struck out swinging
        • G. Urshela: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Urshela flied out to center
        • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • D. Otero Pitching:
        • J. Lowrie: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Lowrie homered to right center
        • R. Healy: Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Healy lined out to shortstop
        • M. Chapman: Foul, Chapman grounded out to third
        • Boone Logan relieved Dan Otero
        • J. Brugman: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Brugman flied out to left
        • End of the 3rd (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • S. Manaea Pitching:
        • E. Encarnacion: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Encarnacion struck out swinging
        • J. Ramirez: Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ramirez struck out swinging
        • C. Santana: Foul, Foul, Santana grounded out to shortstop
        • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • D. Otero Pitching:
        • M. Joyce: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Joyce singled to left center, Joyce out at second
        • M. Semien: Semien doubled to left center
        • Y. Alonso: Ball, Foul, Strike looking, Foul, Foul, Foul, Alonso grounded out to second, Semien to third
        • K. Davis: Ball, Ball, Davis grounded out to shortstop
        • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • S. Manaea Pitching:
        • B. Guyer: Guyer grounded out to second
        • F. Lindor: Strike looking, Foul, Lindor reached on an infield single to third
        • M. Brantley: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Brantley grounded into double play second to shortstop to first, Lindor out at second
        • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • T. Bauer Pitching:
        • M. Joyce: Foul, Ball, Joyce singled to right
        • M. Semien: Foul, Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Semien walked, Joyce to second
        • Y. Alonso: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Strike swinging, Alonso struck out swinging
        • K. Davis: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Davis walked, Joyce to third, Semien to second
        • J. Lowrie: Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Lowrie struck out swinging
        • R. Healy: Strike looking, Foul, Healy singled to right, Joyce and Semien scored, Davis to third
        • M. Chapman: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Chapman walked, Healy to second
        • J. Brugman: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Foul, Brugman singled to left, Davis and Healy scored, Chapman to third
        • Dan Otero relieved Trevor Bauer
        • J. Phegley: Strike looking, Strike looking, Phegley flied out to right
        • End of the 1st (4 Runs, 3 Hits, 0 Errors)