A’s top Tigers in Manaea’s first win since 2018

Sean Manaea held the visiting Detroit Tigers to one run on two hits in seven innings, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 3-1 win Sunday afternoon.Manaea, making just his second start of the season and first at home in more than a year, struck out 10 and walked two for his first win since Aug. 24, 2018.Manaea (1-0) had shoulder surgery last September and it took the left-hander almost a full calendar year to return to a major league mound.The A’s (84-59) have won five of six and are 1 1/2 games up on Cleveland for the second wild card in the American League, while only a game out of the top wild card spot behind the Tampa Bay Rays.The Tigers (42-100) became the first team in major league baseball to reach 100 losses this season, and are 2-7 in September. They hadn’t lost 100 games since the 2003 season.

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