Francoeur threw out the A's Michael Taylor on Sept. 7, 2011, at Oakland. According to records available at the time, that was just the fifth time a 9-3 putout had been recorded in the American League since 1974.
Bautista got Billy Butler after he fielded a wicked one-hop liner on Thursday night. Then he nailed Omar Infante after smothering his pop fly on Friday night. Butler was chugging hard to first base after his sizzler, but Infante thought his ball went foul and got a very late start.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.