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Slugging A's beat D-backs 5-1 for eighth straight home win

With the victory over Arizona, Oakland starting pitcher Sean Manaea recorded his first win of the 2020 season.
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Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman, right, celebrates with Mark Canha after hitting a homerun off Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Alex Young in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Matt Chapman homered twice and Matt Olson also connected to help Sean Manaea finally earn his first victory of 2020, and the slugging Oakland Athletics beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1. 

Chapman hit a solo drive in the first and a two-run shot in the eighth. 

Olson added a two-run homer in the fourth for the AL-best A’s (18-8),  who have their best record over 26 games since the 1990 club began 20-6. 

Oakland has an eight-game home winning streak.