Rich Harden tossed 25 pitches in the first inning. (Ben Margot/AP)
By Mychael Urban / MLB.com
Rich Harden tossed five shutout innings and recorded six strikeouts, but the righty was forced to the bench after allowing just four hits and tossing 86 pitches over five frames. Oakland's offense struggled mightily in the finale vs. Boston, mustering just four hits.
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