Local Boy Kurt Suzuki Doing Well for the A's

OAKLAND, CA (KHNL) - Kurt Suzuki belted a three-run home run in the bottom of the 10th inning to give Oakland an 8-to-5 win over the Chicago White Sox.

The Athletics catcher connected off of Chicago reliever Matt Thornton who fell to 3-and-4 after coming on in the 9th inning.

Suzuki also had a run-scoring single in the 4th inning to help the A's complete a 3-game sweep Mike Piazza and Shannon Stewart also homered for Oakland.

Suzuki was a former Maui resident.  He graduated from Baldwin High School.