Scott Spiezio hit a grand slam off David Cone during a five-run sixth inning, and the New York Yankees fell to 0-3 for the first time since 1985, losing to the Oakland Athletics 7-3 Saturday.
In his first appearance since shoulder surgery on Oct. 17, Cone (0-1) failed to hold a 3-0 lead. Oakland trailed 3-2 before Spezio's homer. Jimmy Haynes (1-0) gave up three runs in six innings.Cone gave up a triple to rookie Ben Grieve and walked Kevin Mitchell and Jason Giambi to load the bases with one out. Spiezio followed with his second career grand slam to make it 6-3.
Cone gave up seven runs and seven hits in 51/3 innings.
The A's loaded the bases again off Darren Holmes on a single by Bournigal and walk to Henderson. Graeme Lloyd relieved Holmes and threw a wild pitch to score Hinch and give the A's a 7-3 lead.
BLUE JAYS 9, RANGERS 2: At Toronto, Jose Canseco and Mike Stanley hit consecutive solo homers in the sixth, and Woody Williams (1-0) allowed both runs and four hits in seven innings, striking out five.
Darren Oliver (0-1) gave up four runs and seven hits in six innings.
ORIOLES 2, TIGERS 1: At Baltimore, Scott Kamieniecki (1-0) allowed four hits in six shutout innings, and three relievers combined on one-hit relief.
Cal Ripken drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth, helping Baltimore win its fourth straight.
DEVIL RAYS 8, WHITE SOX 2: At St. Petersburg, Fla., knuckleballer Dennis Springer held Chicago to six hits in 7 1/3 innings and Fred McGriff, Rich Butler and Mike Difelice all homered to lead Tampa Bay past the White Sox.
The expansion Devil Rays played the game under protest after Chicago's Frank Thomas hit a disputed fourth-inning home run that struck a catwalk in left field before coming down in foul territory.
ROYALS 3, TWINS 2, 10 innings: At Minneapolis, Jose Offerman led off the 10th inning with a triple and scored on Hal Morris' grounder to give the Kansas City a win over Minnesota.
Offerman, whose error in the second inning led to both Minnesota runs, lined a 2-2 pitch from Eddie Guardado (1-1) to the wall in left-center field for his third hit. He scored when second baseman Todd Walker threw weakly to the plate on Morris' high bouncer.
MARINERS 12, RED SOX 6: At Seattle, the Mariners hit three more homers, Ken Griffey Jr. had a rare bunt single and Bill Swift got his first AL victory since 1991 as Seattle beat the Boston Red Sox.
Griffey hit his third homer and drove in three runs.
INDIANS 11, ANGELS 0: At Anaheim, Calif., Bartolo Colon pitched a four-hitter for his first complete-game victory, striking out 10 as Cleveland beat Anaheim and remained undefeated in four games.
Colon (1-0), who retired 13 of his final 14 batters, was just 1-3 in six starts last season.