Victory at last — A's Daniel Mengden wins first game at Coliseum

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Victory at last — A's Daniel Mengden wins first game at Coliseum
Victory at last — A's Daniel Mengden wins first game at Coliseum

OAKLAND — Daniel Mengden sprinted to the mound in the ninth inning, and it wasn't so he could beat the traffic out of the parking lot before the Warriors game finished up next door. Mengden (2-2) was all set to put the finishing touches on a long run of futility with his second career shutout. A leadoff home run by Jose Abreu ended that quest, but Mengden was plenty pleased to win his first-ever game at the Coliseum in an 8-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox Monday night. Incredibly, Mengden went in to the game with an 0-10 record in 13 starts due to a combination of bad luck, a few too many bad pitches and some occasionally shaky defense. None of that was in evidence Monday night, as Mengden

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