OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland A's got back to their walk-off ways Saturday against the Chicago White Sox.
With one out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, Josh Reddick walked against reliever Hector Santiago, forcing home Chris Young and giving the A's a 4-3 victory.
Young roped a double off Santiago with one out in the 10th inning. Santiago intentionally walked Yoenis Cespedes, and he walked Josh Donaldson on five pitches to load the bases.
Brandon Moss lined out to second baseman Jeff Keppinger, who made a diving catch, moving to his left. But Santiago fell behind Reddick 2-0 and wound up throwing him only one strike in five pitches.
A's right-hander Dan Straily gave up just one run on six hits over six innings, striking out eight and walking none, but he received no decision.
A's infielder Jed Lowrie matched his career high with four hits, going 4-for-5 with a double a walk and a run scored. It was the fourth four-hit game of his career and second this season.
The A's took a 3-1 lead into the seventh inning with left-hander Sean Doolittle taking over for Straily. Doolittle gave up a one-out single to No. 8 hitter Keppinger. Then catcher Hector Gimenez doubled Keppinger to third and Alejandro De Aza lined a two-run single to center, tying the game.
With two outs in the bottom of the eighth, Lowrie grounded a single off White Sox reliever Jesse Crane up the middle past Keppinger. Young doubled to left, moving Lowrie to third and bringing Cespedes to the plate.
Cespedes worked a full count, but Crane struck him out swinging on a 94 mph fastball, ending the inning.
White Sox designated hitter Paul Konerko left the game in the top of the sixth inning with a stiff neck. He went 0-for-2 with two strikeouts before being replaced by pinch hitter Casper Wells.
NOTES: The A's gave away 10,000 Cespedes replica jerseys, and many fans wasted no time putting them on. ... White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham (fractured left wrist) will likely be activated from the disabled list "in the next week if not sooner," manager Robin Ventura said. Beckham went 1-for-5 with a walk-off single Friday night for Triple-A Charlotte in a rehab game. He missed his 47th straight White Sox game Saturday.