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Bassitt wins 7th straight, Olson 2 HRs, A's beat Royals 6-3

Matt Olson hit solo shots in the third and fifth for his second two-homer game this season and 10th of his career
Credit: AP
Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson, right, is congratulated by third base coach Mark Kotsay (7) after hitting a home run against the Kansas City Royals during the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Chris Bassitt escaped a scary line drive to win his seventh straight decision, Matt Olson homered twice and the Oakland Athletics powered past the Kansas City Royals for a 6-3 win. 

Olson hit solo shots in the third and fifth for his second two-homer game this season and 10th of his career, while Matt Chapman also connected to back Bassitt. After losing his first two decisions of the season, he hasn't lost.