Ortiz's 25th home run came in the third off Chris Archer after a walk and Dustin Pedroia's infield single.
MLB: Rays in sight of record
Tampa Bay Rays are now just three wins short of their record winning run after beating the Boston Red Sox 3-0 at Tropicana Field in St Petersburg.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
My San Antonio
Roundup: Moss, Samardzija lead A's past Astros
Houston Astros' Marc Krauss cannnot make the catch on a ball which fell for a double hit by Oakland Athletics' Josh Reddick in the third inning of a baseball game on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.
Athletics 13, Astros 1: Everything Hurts
Scott Feldman hasn't been the same since his stent on the disabled list earlier this season, he allowed six runs on nine hits and five walks over 5.1 innings .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Baseball Shots Of The Week - July 22, 2014
Yoenis Cespedes with another Home Run Derby victory. A's reinstated outfielder Josh Reddick from the 15-day disabled list.
Peacock looks to rebound in matchup vs. A's
In Astros pitcher Brad Peacock's last start, he lasted just 1/3 of an inning and faced five batters.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Oberholtzer, Astros head west to face Kazmir, A's
Fresh off his appearance in the Midsummer Classic, Scott Kazmir will oppose Houston's Brett Oberholtzer for the third time this season, as the A's open their series against the Astros on Tuesday in Oakland.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Red Sox return to familiar Fenway sounds; who has the best walk-up music?
Apr 6, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz readies his bat during the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Fenway Park.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
A's are best in the bigs, but look out below
Scott Kazmir is proving to be one of the A's best recent acquisitions: He's 11-3 with a 2.38 ERA and was named an All-Star.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Baseball: Hernandez, Wainwright named All-Star starters
There was his own Adam Wainwright, the St. Louis Cardinals ace with a 12-4 record and a 1.83 ERA.
Finding the next Brandon Moss - Part one
Brandon Moss was a failed prospect before Oakland gave him a chance. How did Oakland know he might be successful? Most A's fans know Brandon Moss' story.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Wellesley's Nate Freiman Blasts Game-Winning Homer in 2014 MLB Debut
Nate Freiman , who grew up in Wellesley, blasted a game-winning home run for the Oakland Athletics Sunday.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Trade Deadline: Why Do GMs Still Trade with Billy Beane?
With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, there will be roster speculation swirling around every team.