Sonny Gray
Starting pitcher Sonny Gray #54 (R) and catcher Josh Phegley #19 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after Gray's complete game shutout victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on July 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The Athletics won 2-0. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

LOS ANGELES – Sonny Gray made life miserable for Los Angeles as the Oakland ace tossed a three-hit, complete game shutout in the A's 2-0 victory over the Dodgers on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium.

Gray (11-4) was masterful on the road again, recording his second shutout this month. Gray won his sixth consecutive decision on the road and lowered his ERA to 2.16, tops in the American League. In his last seven starts away from the Oakland Coliseum, Gray is a masterful 6-0 with a 1.05 ERA.

Gray was perfect through the first three innings before allowing a two-out double to Adrian Gonzalez. It was Gonzalez's 26th double of the season, tied for second best in the National League behind Todd Frazier (30) of the Cincinnati Reds.

Adding insult to injury, Gray also recorded his first ever major league hit in the game, a single down the first base line to lead off the eighth inning.

"I kind of lucked into that one," Gray said of his first big league hit. "Kaz [Kazmir] and I had one bat we would use to hit with, but he took it with him when he was traded. I got the hit with Bulter's bat, it was heavy."

Gray became the 27th starting pitcher to go seven innings or more against the Dodgers this season, the third most in the National League behind the Washington Nationals and Colorado Rockies.

Gray was locked in a pitcher's duel with former teammate Brett Anderson, who faced the Athletics for the first time as an opposing pitcher. Anderson spent five seasons with the A's from 2009-2013.

"He's really, really, good," Anderson said of Gray. "Just playing with him in Oakland, you could see his potential. He's obviously gotten a lot better, is an All-Star, and a tremendous pitcher. You could see that tonight."

Anderson (5-6) was removed from his start in the third inning last Tuesday with an Achilles injury. He walked with a noticeable limp on the mound, and was unable to cover first on what should have been a double play in the first inning, instead allowing a run to score a batter later.

Anderson stayed strong however, giving the Dodgers an important quality start allowing just two runs on five hits in seven innings.

"Coming off an injury scare and being able to get ground balls like I did before, I'll take it," Anderson said of his outing. "Unfortunately, it wasn't enough against an All-Star and one of the best pitchers in the game."

Josh Reddick sent Anderson deep to right field in the seventh inning for a solo shot that made the score 2-0. Reddick went 3-for-4 and finished a triple shy of the cycle against his former teammate.

"There was only two guys in that lineup I played with," Anderson added. "One shut us out, and the other one got three hits and a home run off me."

Oakland snapped a four-game losing streak and won their first game since trading stars Scott Kazmir, Tyler Clippard, and Ben Zobrist. Gray frustrated the Dodgers hitters all night, and never allowed a runner to reach third base.

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