Jemile Weeks rebounds after talk with Melvin, drives home two

Second baseman Jemile Weeks, off to a poor start at the plate, made two errors in Monday's game and went hitless for the third consecutive game - a first for him in his major-league career - so manager Bob Melvin had a chat with him Tuesday.

Afterward, Weeks played well in the field, and he had two hits (including a two-run single), scored twice and stole a base. Weeks' first-inning single snapped an 0-for-12 skid.

Yoenis Céspedes drove in Oakland's first run with a one-out single in the first inning, and Cliff Pennington and Weeks handled the rest in the fourth, with Pennington scoring Kurt Suzuki with a double to left and Weeks driving in Kila Ka'aihue and Pennington with a single to center. Weeks rolled home on a wild pitch by Felix Doubront.

Ka'aihue, likely to get increased playing time at first because of Daric Barton's subpar play, had a walk, a single, a double and his first major-league stolen base.

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