By CHRIS NELSEN, Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — Daniel Mengden pitched seven scoreless innings, and Marcus Semien homered and drove in three runs, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 win and three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday.

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Mengden (2-1) allowed seven hits and struck out four, extending his scoreless streak to 16 1/3 innings and helping the A’s to their fourth consecutive win. The 24-year-old right-hander missed the first two months of the season after undergoing offseason foot surgery and was making his fifth major-league start this year.

Liam Hendriks got the final two outs in the ninth to earn his first save.

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Anibal Sanchez (3-5) pitched well in a losing effort, allowing three hits and one run in six innings. He struck out eight and walked three.

Semien’s double in the third inning brought home Bruce Maxwell, who led off with a double. His two-run homer in the seventh put the A’s up 3-0.
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