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Griffin shuts down Yankees as A's win 4-3
Cespedes hits two-run homer and A's beat Yankees 4-3 in opener of four-game series
By The Associated Press

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP)  Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer in the first inning and A.J. Griffin shut down one of baseball's best lineups for five innings as the Oakland Athletics beat the Yankees 4-3 Thursday night to snap a nine-game skid at home to New York.

Seth Smith added a two-run single in the third for the A's, who won for the 11th time in 13 games to move a season-best four games over .500 at 48-44  the first time the club has been there since it was 28-24 on May 31, 2010.

The A's snapped New York's three-game winning streak and handed the Yankees  who at 57-35 still own the best record in the big leagues  just their third defeat in 12 games.

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