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Colon sharp in A’s 3-1 loss to Cubs

OAKLAND, Calif. — Bartolo Colon finally ran into a pitcher throwing just as well as him. Colon tossed seven solid innings but the Oakland Athletics struggled against Matt Garza and lost 3-1 to the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night. “I had a good outing but the other guy pitched well too,” Colon said. “I don’t worry about winning streaks. I just keep looking forward.” Colon (11-3) gave up two runs and nine hits in his first loss since May 9. He was 8-0 with a 1.66 ERA in his previous nine starts, including a 5-0 mark with a 1.75 ERA …

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