Lowrie led off the 11th with a single against Yoslan Herrera (0-1), the Angels’ seventh pitcher. Donaldson hit a sharp grounder inside third base for the AL-leading A’s, who have won four straight and eight of nine.
Jim Johnson (2-2) pitched two innings for Oakland, getting Howie Kendrick on a groundout with Trout and Albert Pujols in scoring position to end it.
Trout hit a two-run shot in the ninth for the Angels, who have lost three of four.
Both teams erased late three-run deficits during two dismal bullpen performances. The Angels trailed 9-6 in the eighth after leading 6-3 heading to the seventh.
Brandon Moss, Alberto Callaspo and pinch-hitter Derek Norris had…
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