Streaks were halted in Oakland as the Red Sox had their four game win streak end while the A’s ended their four game losing streak.
Glen Abbott shut down the Red Sox while Reggie Jackson crushed two home runs off of Rick Wise. Jackson would drive in four runs in a 6-1 Oakland win.
The game ends the Red Sox west coast road trip. They have a day off as they head home to take on the Royals in Fenway. Luis Tiant will face Steve Busby of Kansas City.