A’s thrash Tigers, three-game skid via their old friend, the long ball

first_imgClick here if you are unable to view this gallery on a mobile device.DETROIT — For weeks, the A’s have been searching for a way to win on the road.As it turns out, taking a cross-country flight from Seattle to Detroit during a three-game losing streak for a 1 p.m. series-opening matchup with the Tigers was just the remedy.The A’s (20-25) exploded offensively with 16 hits and five home runs and Oakland starting pitcher Chris Bassitt gave up just four hits and struck out seven in eight …last_img