Seth Smith> hit a two-run homer, Stephen Drew hit a solo shot for his first clout since joining Oakland and the Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 6-2 on Sunday for their season-best ninth straight win.
The Oakland Athletics are open to signing slugger Manny Ramirez but the team is not actively pursuing the free agent.
The Oakland Athletics and free agent right-hander Bartolo Colon have agreed to terms on a $2 million, one-year contract, bolstering their depleted starting rotation.
The Oakland Athletics and Jonny Gomes were working Thursday to finalize a deal that would provide the team with outfield depth, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said.
Jason Varitek said he'll give the ball from the final out to the Red Sox.