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Yesterday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Angels rally in 10th for 4-3 win over Oakland

Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Howie Kendrick, Mike Trout, Oakland Athletics, Erick Aybar

Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

Angels beat A's, take two-game lead in A.L. West

The Angels emerged with a 4-3 win over the A's on Thursday night in the first game of a four-game weekend set with the American League West lead on the line when Howie Kendrick delivered a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Dan Otero, Fernando Abad, Kole Calhoun

Yesterday | SFGate

Sacrifice fly in 10th gives Angels win over Aa s

That's probably no surprise, given that the teams with baseball's best records are in the AL West, and on Thursday at Angel Stadium, the A's and Angels played a tense game into the ninth that turned very strange indeed before the Angels won it in the bottom of the 10th.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Dan Otero, Efren Navarro, Kole Calhoun

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SFGate

Fuld's homer pushes uneven A's past Astros

Oakland nearly let a second game in a row trickle away at Minute Maid Park for want of early offense and late defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Fernando Abad, Sam Fuld, Stephen Vogt, Carlos Corporan

SFGate

Sam Fuld's homer pushes uneven A's past Astros

Oakland nearly let a second game in a row trickle away at Minute Maid Park for want of early offense and late defense.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Fernando Abad, Sam Fuld, Stephen Vogt, Carlos Corporan

Oakland Athletics

A's rally late to keep AL West lead in sight

The A's slipped out of Houston late Wednesday with a series win in hand, but they did so knowing they'll have to play much better in the days ahead if they want any chance at regaining the division lead.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Fernando Abad, Drew Pomeranz, Oakland Athletics

Austin American-Statesman

Log

Houston Bottom 7th - Jose Altuve single to center scored Carlos Corporan. On the play, Robbie Grossman advances to third.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Robbie Grossman, Dan Otero, Marwin Gonzalez, Derek Norris

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Oakland A's: What is Eric O'Flaherty's potential as a closer?

The Oakland A's bullpen was shaken up once again earlier this week when closer Sean Doolittle was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right intercostal muscle.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Dan Otero

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Oakland Athletics

Soto joins A's eager to work with rotation

Veteran catcher Geovany Soto joined the A's in Houston on Monday, just a day after his trade from the Rangers in the wake of John Jaso's concussion symptoms, and is anticipating his first start in green and gold Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Dan Otero, Oakland Athletics

SFGate

Drew Pomeranz to start for Aa s,...

Drew Pomeranz will come up Wednesday to start against the Astros as a sixth start, a possibility I'd first written about last Tuesday ; after Jesse Chavez pitched in long relief Sunday, Pomeranz became the clear choice for the spot.

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Related Topix: Sports, Drew Pomeranz, Baseball Players, Fernando Abad, Sonny Gray

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Washington Nationals

Doolittle hits DL with right intercostal strain

The A's are suddenly drowning in injuries, chief among them a right intercostal strain to closer Sean Doolittle, who had to be placed on the 15-day disabled list in advance of Sunday's series finale against the Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dan Otero, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball

Swingin' A's

Sean Doolittle Headed to D.L., John Jaso Likely to Follow

Aug 23, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Sean Doolittle pitches the ball against the Los Angeles Angels during the ninth inning at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Dan Otero, Josh Donaldson

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sporting News

Which MLB teams' bullpens are built to close out the pennant race?

As the pennant races heat up, so does the pressure on the relief corps of contenders.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dan Otero, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Brian Matusz, Tyler Clippard, Drew Storen

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Swingin' A's

Oakland Athletics Show Signs of Life in 6-2 Win Over New York Mets

August 19, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Scott Kazmir delivers a pitch against the New York Mets during the first inning at O.co Coliseum.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, New York Mets, Travis D'Arnaud, Baseball Players, Coco Crisp

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Rising Apple

Game Recap: Gee Inconsistent as As top Mets, 6-2

Dillon Gee took the hill for New York and was not on top of his game, surrendering four runs on eight hits and two walks in his 5.2 innings of work.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Dillon Gee, Josh Edgin

New York Daily News

Mets avoid embarrassing offensive record but not another loss, falling to A's, 6-2

The seven hits snapped a streak of five straight games with four hits or less in a game.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Wilmer Flores, Baseball Players, Eric Sogard, Daniel Murphy

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Pilots win second consecutive Coastal Plain League title

The Peninsula Pilots' first Coastal Plain League championship was 14 seasons in the making.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Oakland Athletics

A's allow five runs in seventh to drop finale vs. KC

A hot-and-cold A's offense will gladly accept all the runs they can get these days, even if they're freebies, like the two that a sun ball helped deliver on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Yoenis Cespedes, Alcides Escobar

SFGate

Royals strike vs. A's bullpen to win 7-3, take series

Should the A's see the Royals again this season, it would be in the postseason, but for now, they're not sorry to leave Kauffman Stadium and the streaking team in baby blue behind.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, American League Central, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Alcides Escobar

Wed Aug 13, 2014

SFGate

Beat

Cook on fire: Ryan Cook hadn't allowed a run in 20 innings entering Wednesday, the longest active scoreless streak in the majors.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

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