Anderson allowed one run and four hits in 5⅓ innings. He kept Cleveland off balance all night long, before leaving the game with a neck injury. He was diagnosed with a cervical strain.
Indians starter Carlos Carrasco allowed three runs and seven hits in five innings. The veteran threw 100 pitches, including 55 in the first two innings, which prevented him from staying in the game.
The Indians trailed by as many as three runs. They chipped away and had a chance to take the lead in the eighth. Carlos Gonzalez grounded out with the bases loaded to end the inning. Matt Chapman's two-run homer in the ninth gave Oakland a 6-3 lead. The Athletics have won four-straight games.
The Indians fall to 25-21 on the season.