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Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.
Oakland Athletics leadoff hitter Coco Crisp tinkered with his swing for a few days and finally got the results he has been looking for.
Omar Infante went 4-for-5 with three doubles, four RBI and a run scored as the Kansas City Royals grabbed a 7-4 win over the Colorado Rockies to open a two-game set.
Marwin Gonzalez knocked in two runs with a pinch-hit single, and the fourth-place Astros won for the third time in four meetings with the Yankees this season.
Kyle Gibson had the home crowd behind him and a five-run lead from his Minnesota Twins teammates as he returned to the mound for the second inning.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him "frustrated."
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It was pretty much a fait accompli that these two teams would be the last two standing come American League Championship Series time.
Miguel Cabrera remains a force in the Tigers lineup, though his power hasn't impressed like most years.
Adam LaRoche's 11th inning home run saw the Washington Nationals extend their winning streak to seven games with a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
He certainly deserved this one, after a clutch strikeout of Boston bopper David Ortiz.
Nick Markakis hit a two-run homer and prevented one with a leaping catch in right field, and Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy each added a solo shot to power the Baltimore Orioles past the Chicago White Sox 8-2 Monday night.
Hernandez suffered the injury in the fourth inning of Saturday's 4-2 loss at Detroit when hit in the hip by Ian Kinsler's sharp comebacker.
Look, it doesn't matter if you haven't stepped onto a Little League diamond in a half a century, or you often spend long days piloting a minivan loaded with bats, mitts, and wannabe Trouts and Jeters howling for post-game cheeseburgers-from about any perspective, baseball sensation Mo'ne Davis has emerged as one of the best sports stories of the ... (more)
C.J. Wilson will try to build off of his most recent start on Monday night as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim begin a four-game series with the Boston Red Sox.
Jason Vargas will try to lock down a series win for the Kansas City Royals on Monday night in the finale of a four-game set with the Minnesota Twins.
The Dodgers loved him, and vice versa. The playoffs would happen, and then the contract extension.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 04:08 am
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