Bartolo Colon gave up a run over eight innings as the Athletics dropped the Cardinals 6-1 in Oakland. Colon improved to 11-and-2 and lowered his ERA to 2.79. Stephen Vogt lifted a solo homer for his first career hit for Oakland, which has won three straight. Seth Smith knocked in two runs for the A's. Matt Holliday was 2-for-3 with a run scored for St. Louis, which has lost five-of-six. Shelby Miller dipped to 8-and-6 after giving up five runs in less than two frames.