Chapman's 3-run homer in 9th rallies A's past Rays 5-4

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Matt Chapman was thinking slider, and he guessed right.

Chapman hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics stunned the skidding Tampa Bay Rays with a 5-4 comeback victory Thursday night.

Chapman's 17th homer and second game-ender came on a 1-0 slider from Diego Castillo (1-5), handed his first blown save in eight chances.

''I knew he didn't have very good command of that fastball so I thought that he was going to try to sneak a slider in there and I was ready to hit,'' Chapman said.

Frankie Montas pitched eight innings of one-run ball for the A's, who rallied for their fourth straight win and seventh in nine games after Tampa Bay took a 4-1 lead with three in the top of the ninth.

''It was awesome. I'm still kind of shaking from it,'' Chapman said. ''That was so much fun and that was just a really big win for us and an important one for sure.''

Tommy Pham homered in the sixth for the Rays, who lost their fourth consecutive game and eighth in 10.

Robbie Grossman drew a leadoff walk from Castillo, and Jurickson Profar walked one out later. With two outs, Marcus Semien extended his hitting streak to 17 games with a run-scoring single before Chapman connected.

''It looked like (Chapman) had an approach where he was going to get a breaking ball, and he wasn't going to miss it,'' Rays manager Kevin Cash said.

Lou Trivino (3-5) got one out for the win. Profar hit a solo homer in the fifth to put the A's ahead.

Pham and Brandon Lowe drew consecutive walks from Oakland closer Blake Treinen to start the ninth. After a double steal, Avisail Garcia singled in the tiebreaking run and Ji-Man Choi followed with an RBI single.

Garcia scored on Willy Adames' sacrifice bunt to make it 4-1.

Rays starter Charlie Morton pitched 6 1/3 innings of four-hit ball. He gave up one run, struck out six and walked two.

Montas allowed four hits, struck out nine and walked none.

''I was feeling pretty good. I was able to command my fastball and my breaking pitches,'' he said.

Montas has struck out nine or more in three straight outings.

''I'm really not trying to strike out people,'' he said. ''I'm just trying to get groundballs early. If I get two strikes, I try to put them away.''

SHORT HOPS

Profar's homer was just the seventh Morton has given up in 93 2/3 innings. ... Montas retired 18 of the last 19 batters he faced.

ROSTER MOVES

The Rays recalled RHP Austin Pruitt from Triple-A Durham and optioned LHP Adam Kolarek to their top farm club.

TRAINER'S ROOM

Rays: LHP Jose Alvarado threw a bullpen at the team's minor league complex in Port Charlotte, Florida. Alvarado was placed on the restricted list retroactive to June 2 after he went to his native Venezuela due to a family emergency. He isn't expected to go on a minor league rehab assignment. ''Hopefully, we avoid that,'' Cash said. ''Bullpens, maybe set up a (simulated) game, something like that. Obviously, the quicker the better. We need him. He would be a big boost for us when we get him back.''

Athletics: Manager Bob Melvin missed the game due to a planned medical appointment to address neck and back pain. He is expected to return Friday. Bench coach Ryan Christenson took over as manager for the night.

UP NEXT

Rays: Had not announced a starting pitcher for Friday.

Athletics: RHP Tanner Anderson (0-1, 3.27 ERA) threw 5 2/3 innings of three-hit ball in his first career start June 10 against the Rays. He gave up two runs.

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  • W: L. Trivino (3-5)L: D. Castillo (1-5)
  • HR: TB - T. Pham (11), OAK - J. Profar (10), M. Chapman (17)
PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
A. Meadows DH40000031.303.377.550.928-1.5
T. Pham LF32111111.301.407.490.8989.5
B. Lowe 2B31000121.276.335.528.8633.0
A. Garcia RF41110000.289.342.473.8145.0
J. Choi 1B40110000.269.347.434.7812.0
K. Kiermaier CF40100012.252.304.437.7400.5
W. Adames SS30110000.246.311.369.6802.0
J. Wendle 3B40000004.093.170.116.2860.0
M. Zunino C40100032.181.226.326.5520.5
C. Morton P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
E. Pagan P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
D. Castillo P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    M. Semien SS51110010.282.366.447.8132.5
    M. Chapman 3B41231100.264.350.517.86710.0
    M. Olson 1B30100111.231.326.500.8261.5
    K. Davis DH30100113.244.309.470.7791.5
    R. Laureano CF40000045.261.303.438.741-2.0
    R. Grossman LF31100101.247.339.399.7384.0
    S. Piscotty RF40000002.245.306.404.7100.0
    J. Profar 2B22111210.218.281.385.6668.5
    J. Phegley C30000002.263.309.491.8000.0
    a- B. Taylor PH10000012.250.357.500.857-0.5
    F. Montas P0000-000.000.500.000.000-
    B. Treinen P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    R. Buchter P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    L. Trivino P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    • a-struck out for Phegley in the 9th
    BATTING
    • 2B - M. Zunino (9)
    • HR - T. Pham (11)
    • SH - W. Adames (2)
    • RBI - T. Pham (33), A. Garcia (34), J. Choi (28), W. Adames (20)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - B. Lowe, J. Wendle 2 (2), M. Zunino 2 (2)
    BATTING
    • 2B - R. Grossman (13)
    • HR - M. Chapman (17), J. Profar (10)
    • RBI - M. Semien (38), M. Chapman 3 (41), J. Profar (40)
    • 2-Out RBI - M. Semien (22), M. Chapman 3 (15)
    • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Laureano 4 (4), R. Grossman, J. Phegley 2 (2)
    BASERUNNING
    • SB - T. Pham (7), B. Lowe (4), A. Garcia (7)
    FIELDING
    • DP - (Adames-Lowe-Choi)
    • E - K. Kiermaier (2)
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    C. Morton6.14112612.311.0217.0
    E. Pagan1.21002201.260.841.0
    D. Castillo (L, 1-5) (BS, 1)0.22442113.511.23-12.5
    PITCHERSIP
    C. Morton6.1
    E. Pagan1.2
    D. Castillo (L, 1-5) (BS, 1)0.2
    PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
    F. Montas8.04110912.701.1226.5
    B. Treinen0.02332004.081.53-7.0
    R. Buchter0.20000003.381.640.0
    L. Trivino (W, 3-5)0.10000104.891.517.5
    PITCHERSIP
    F. Montas8.0
    B. Treinen0.0
    R. Buchter0.2
    L. Trivino (W, 3-5)0.1
    PITCHING
    • WP - D. Castillo (4)
    • IBB - E. Pagan
    • Pitches-Strikes - C. Morton 105-61, E. Pagan 31-21, D. Castillo 28-15
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - C. Morton 7-5, E. Pagan 1-2, D. Castillo 1-0
    • Batters Faced - C. Morton 24, E. Pagan 8, D. Castillo 6
    PITCHING
    • Pitches-Strikes - F. Montas 93-65, B. Treinen 19-9, R. Buchter 9-6, L. Trivino 6-3
    • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - F. Montas 9-6, R. Buchter 1-2
    • Batters Faced - F. Montas 28, B. Treinen 4, R. Buchter 3, L. Trivino
    PLAYERS OF THE GAME
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    HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
    A. Meadows DH40000031.303.377.550.928-1.5
    T. Pham LF32111111.301.407.490.8989.5
    B. Lowe 2B31000121.276.335.528.8633.0
    A. Garcia RF41110000.289.342.473.8145.0
    J. Choi 1B40110000.269.347.434.7812.0
    K. Kiermaier CF40100012.252.304.437.7400.5
    W. Adames SS30110000.246.311.369.6802.0
    J. Wendle 3B40000004.093.170.116.2860.0
    M. Zunino C40100032.181.226.326.5520.5
    C. Morton P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    E. Pagan P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    D. Castillo P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
    Total33464121011-----
      HITTERSABRHRBIHRBBSOLOBAVGOBPSLGOPSFPTS
      M. Semien SS51110010.282.366.447.8132.5
      M. Chapman 3B41231100.264.350.517.86710.0
      M. Olson 1B30100111.231.326.500.8261.5
      K. Davis DH30100113.244.309.470.7791.5
      R. Laureano CF40000045.261.303.438.741-2.0
      R. Grossman LF31100101.247.339.399.7384.0
      S. Piscotty RF40000002.245.306.404.7100.0
      J. Profar 2B22111210.218.281.385.6668.5
      J. Phegley C30000002.263.309.491.8000.0
      a- B. Taylor PH10000012.250.357.500.857-0.5
      F. Montas P0000-000.000.500.000.000-
      B. Treinen P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
      R. Buchter P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
      L. Trivino P0000-000.000.000.000.000-
      Total3257526916-----
      • a-struck out for Phegley in the 9th
      BATTING
      • 2B - M. Zunino (9)
      • HR - T. Pham (11)
      • SH - W. Adames (2)
      • RBI - T. Pham (33), A. Garcia (34), J. Choi (28), W. Adames (20)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - B. Lowe, J. Wendle 2 (2), M. Zunino 2 (2)
      BATTING
      • 2B - R. Grossman (13)
      • HR - M. Chapman (17), J. Profar (10)
      • RBI - M. Semien (38), M. Chapman 3 (41), J. Profar (40)
      • 2-Out RBI - M. Semien (22), M. Chapman 3 (15)
      • Runners left in scoring position, 2-Out - R. Laureano 4 (4), R. Grossman, J. Phegley 2 (2)
      BASERUNNING
      • SB - T. Pham (7), B. Lowe (4), A. Garcia (7)
      FIELDING
      • DP - (Adames-Lowe-Choi)
      • E - K. Kiermaier (2)
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      C. Morton6.14112612.311.0217.0
      E. Pagan1.21002201.260.841.0
      D. Castillo (L, 1-5) (BS, 1)0.22442113.511.23-12.5
      Total8.2755692---
      PITCHERSIP
      C. Morton6.1
      E. Pagan1.2
      D. Castillo (L, 1-5) (BS, 1)0.2
      Total8.2
      PITCHERSIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPFPTS
      F. Montas8.04110912.701.1226.5
      B. Treinen0.02332004.081.53-7.0
      R. Buchter0.20000003.381.640.0
      L. Trivino (W, 3-5)0.10000104.891.517.5
      Total9.06442101---
      PITCHERSIP
      F. Montas8.0
      B. Treinen0.0
      R. Buchter0.2
      L. Trivino (W, 3-5)0.1
      Total9.0
      PITCHING
      • WP - D. Castillo (4)
      • IBB - E. Pagan
      • Pitches-Strikes - C. Morton 105-61, E. Pagan 31-21, D. Castillo 28-15
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - C. Morton 7-5, E. Pagan 1-2, D. Castillo 1-0
      • Batters Faced - C. Morton 24, E. Pagan 8, D. Castillo 6
      PITCHING
      • Pitches-Strikes - F. Montas 93-65, B. Treinen 19-9, R. Buchter 9-6, L. Trivino 6-3
      • Ground Balls-Fly Balls - F. Montas 9-6, R. Buchter 1-2
      • Batters Faced - F. Montas 28, B. Treinen 4, R. Buchter 3, L. Trivino
      • 9TH INNING
        Chapman homered to left center, Profar and Semien scored45
        Semien singled to center, Grossman scored, Profar to third, Semien to second on center fielder Kiermaier throwing error42
        Adames hit sacrifice bunt to pitcher, Garcia scored, Choi to second41
        Choi singled to shallow right center, Lowe scored, Garcia to third31
        Garcia singled to center, Pham scored, Lowe to third21
      • 6TH INNING
        Pham homered to left center11
      • 5TH INNING
        Profar homered to right center01
      • 9TH INNING
        • Blake Treinen relieved Frankie Montas
        • T. Pham: Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Pham walked
        • B. Lowe: Pickoff attempt, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Foul, Foul, Ball, Lowe walked, Pham to second
        • A. Garcia: Ball, Strike looking, Pham stole third, Lowe to second, Garcia singled to center, Pham scored, Lowe to third
        • J. Choi: Foul, Ball, Garcia stole second, Choi singled to shallow right center, Lowe scored, Garcia to third
        • Ryan Buchter relieved Blake Treinen
        • K. Kiermaier: Strike looking, Kiermaier fouled out to catcher
        • W. Adames: Adames hit sacrifice bunt to pitcher, Garcia scored, Choi to second
        • J. Wendle: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Wendle lined out to left
        • Lou Trivino relieved Ryan Buchter
        • M. Zunino: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Zunino struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 9th (3 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • Diego Castillo relieved Emilio Pagan
        • R. Grossman: Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Grossman walked
        • S. Piscotty: Ball, Grossman to second on wild pitch, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Piscotty grounded out to shortstop
        • J. Profar: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Profar walked
        • Beau Taylor hit for Josh Phegley
        • B. Taylor: Strike looking, Foul, Strike looking, Taylor struck out looking
        • M. Semien: Strike looking, Ball, Semien singled to center, Grossman scored, Profar to third, Semien to second on center fielder Kiermaier throwing error
        • M. Chapman: Ball, Chapman homered to left center, Profar and Semien scored
      • 8TH INNING
        • F. Montas Pitching:
        • J. Wendle: Strike looking, Wendle grounded out to second
        • M. Zunino: Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Zunino struck out swinging
        • A. Meadows: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Meadows struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 8th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • E. Pagan Pitching:
        • M. Semien: Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Semien struck out swinging
        • M. Chapman: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Chapman fouled out to right
        • M. Olson: Strike swinging, Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Foul, Foul, Foul, Ball, Ball, Olson walked
        • K. Davis: Davis singled to shallow center, Olson to third
        • R. Laureano: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Laureano struck out swinging
        • End of the 8th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 7TH INNING
        • F. Montas Pitching:
        • J. Choi: Strike looking, Choi grounded out to shortstop
        • K. Kiermaier: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Kiermaier struck out swinging
        • W. Adames: Adames grounded out to third
        • Middle of the 7th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • C. Morton Pitching:
        • R. Laureano: Strike looking, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Laureano struck out swinging
        • R. Grossman: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Grossman doubled to left
        • Emilio Pagan relieved Charlie Morton
        • S. Piscotty: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Piscotty flied out to center
        • J. Profar: Profar intentionally walked
        • J. Phegley: Strike looking, Phegley reached on fielder's choice to third, Grossman out at third
        • End of the 7th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 6TH INNING
        • F. Montas Pitching:
        • A. Meadows: Strike looking, Meadows popped out to third
        • T. Pham: Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Pham homered to left center
        • B. Lowe: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Lowe struck out swinging
        • A. Garcia: Garcia popped out to second
        • Middle of the 6th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • C. Morton Pitching:
        • M. Chapman: Strike swinging, Ball, Chapman singled to left
        • M. Olson: Strike looking, Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Olson struck out swinging
        • K. Davis: Ball, Foul, Foul, Ball, Davis grounded into double play shortstop to second to first, Chapman out at second
        • End of the 6th (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 5TH INNING
        • F. Montas Pitching:
        • W. Adames: Strike looking, Ball, Adames grounded out to shortstop
        • J. Wendle: Wendle lined out to left
        • M. Zunino: Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Strike swinging, Zunino struck out swinging
        • Middle of the 5th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • C. Morton Pitching:
        • S. Piscotty: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Piscotty grounded out to third
        • J. Profar: Ball, Foul, Ball, Profar homered to right center
        • J. Phegley: Phegley grounded out to shortstop
        • M. Semien: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Semien grounded out to shortstop
        • End of the 5th (1 Run, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
      • 4TH INNING
        • F. Montas Pitching:
        • A. Garcia: Garcia grounded out to shortstop
        • J. Choi: Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Foul, Choi flied out to left
        • K. Kiermaier: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Kiermaier grounded out to second
        • Middle of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • C. Morton Pitching:
        • M. Olson: Ball, Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Olson fouled out to third
        • K. Davis: Ball, Foul, Ball, Ball, Ball, Davis walked
        • R. Laureano: Ball, Foul, Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Laureano struck out swinging
        • R. Grossman: Strike looking, Grossman grounded out to first
        • End of the 4th (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 3RD INNING
        • F. Montas Pitching:
        • M. Zunino: Zunino doubled to deep right center
        • A. Meadows: Strike looking, Ball, Strike swinging, Strike swinging, Meadows struck out swinging
        • T. Pham: Ball, Strike looking, Pham grounded out to second, Zunino to third
        • B. Lowe: Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike looking, Lowe struck out looking
        • Middle of the 3rd (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)
        • C. Morton Pitching:
        • J. Phegley: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Phegley lined out to third
        • M. Semien: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Semien grounded out to third
        • M. Chapman: Ball, Chapman popped out to second
        • End of the 3rd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 2ND INNING
        • F. Montas Pitching:
        • A. Garcia: Ball, Foul, Strike swinging, Garcia grounded out to third
        • J. Choi: Ball, Foul, Ball, Choi grounded out to third
        • K. Kiermaier: Kiermaier singled to right
        • W. Adames: Strike looking, Ball, Pickoff attempt, Ball, Foul, Adames singled to center, Kiermaier to second
        • J. Wendle: Foul, Wendle lined out to left
        • Middle of the 2nd (0 Runs, 2 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • C. Morton Pitching:
        • R. Grossman: Strike looking, Ball, Foul, Ball, Grossman lined out to left
        • S. Piscotty: Ball, Piscotty lined out to center
        • J. Profar: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Profar struck out swinging
        • End of the 2nd (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
      • 1ST INNING
        • F. Montas Pitching:
        • A. Meadows: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Strike swinging, Meadows struck out swinging
        • T. Pham: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike looking, Pham struck out looking
        • B. Lowe: Ball, Strike looking, Lowe flied out to center
        • Middle of the 1st (0 Runs, 0 Hits, 0 Errors)
        • C. Morton Pitching:
        • M. Semien: Ball, Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Ball, Semien grounded out to second
        • M. Chapman: Strike looking, Ball, Ball, Ball, Strike looking, Ball, Chapman walked
        • M. Olson: Strike looking, Foul, Ball, Foul, Olson singled to shallow right, Chapman to second
        • K. Davis: Ball, Strike swinging, Foul, Strike swinging, Davis struck out swinging
        • R. Laureano: Ball, Strike looking, Strike swinging, Ball, Strike swinging, Laureano struck out swinging
        • End of the 1st (0 Runs, 1 Hit, 0 Errors)