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10 min ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Trout hits 30th HR in Angels' 6-1 win over Marlins

Mike Trout tied a career high with his 30th home run, Gordon Beckham homered for the first time with his new club, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Baseball Players, Mike Trout

10 min ago | The Washington Post

Qualls blows save as A's down Astros 5-4

His problems continued on Wednesday night when allowed three runs, including a tiebreaking two-run homer by Sam Fuld, in the ninth inning and Athletics rallied for a 5-4 win.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Eric Sogard, Dan Otero, Chris Carter, Coco Crisp

10 min ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Oakland A's pull out 5-4 victory over Houston Astros

The A's spent eight innings fumbling and bumbling their way to what seemed a sure loss, then regained the poise that has them fighting for the American League West lead with a huge three-run ninth inning, good for a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Fernando Abad, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, Eric Sogard

2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4

The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in the third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, David Price, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Detroit Tigers, Shane Greene, Robbie Ray

3 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

A's Billy Beane: No regrets on trading Cespedes for Lester, Gomes

Four weeks ago, when the A's were playing better than they are now, Billy Beane went out and engineered a shocking trade -- left fielder Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for starting pitcher Jon Lester and left field Jonny Gomes.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Jon Lester

7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

A's Freiman to Single-A

The A's took a risk Wednesday when they sent first baseman Nate Freiman to Class-A Beloit in order to get Wednesday's starting pitcher, Drew Pomeranz, on the 25-man roster.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Nate Freiman, Baseball Players, Drew Pomeranz, Michael Roth

11 hrs ago | Minnesota Twins

Hughes aiming to pin down Royals in rematch

After a 2-1 walk-off win on Tuesday, the first-place Royals will try to pad their lead in the American League Central on Wednesday, turning to last-minute callup Liam Hendriks to battle his former team at Kauffman Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Liam Hendriks, Yordano Ventura, Minnesota Twins

15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Rays lament missed chances in 4-2 loss to Orioles

In spite of a painfully familiar 4-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night, the fading Rays remained hopeful that it's not too late to turn things around.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Desmond Jennings, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Baltimore Orioles, Evan Longoria

19 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Mariners extend GM Zduriencik

In the midst of their best season since 2007, the Seattle Mariners have awarded general manager Jack Zduriencik with a multi-year contract extension.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Indians 8, White Sox 6: Zach Walters' home run lifts Tribe to win in 10 innings

CHICAGO - Zach Walters hit a two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to an 8-6 victory over the sliding Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Corey Kluber, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Zach Walters, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox

CBS Local

Gordon's 2-Run Homer In 9th Gives Royals 2-1 Win

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Danny Duffy, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Alex Gordon, Minnesota Twins, Glen Perkins

Marin Independent Journal

A's manager Bob Melvin being discreet with pitching plans

Beginning Wednesday, the A's will have six starting pitchers with Drew Pomeranz being called up to start against the Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Drew Pomeranz, Sonny Gray

Press-Telegram

Los Angeles Angelsa Josh Hamilton used a different approach to shake himself out of funk

Josh Hamilton is in the second year of a five-year, $133 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Josh Hamilton, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Angels, Erick Aybar

WONE-AM Dayton

Trending Now: Giants move Lincecum to the bullpen

The Angels lost to the Marlins 7-1 while the A's beat the Astros 8-2. Oakland moves into a tie with L.A. for first place in the AL West.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, National League, National League Central, American League Central, NFC, NFL Football, NFC West

The Wichita Eagle

Recap: Kansas City vs. NY Yankees

Michael Pineda pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since April and Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-5 with a homer and three runs batted in, as the New York Yankees won their fifth straight with an 8-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday in the makeup of a rainout from June 9. Stephen Drew hit a solo home run and Martin Prado ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Kansas City Royals, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players

The Miami Herald

Angels lose to Marlins 7-1, drop into tie for 1st

The Los Angeles Angels got their first look this season at the National League's version of Mike Trout - Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, National League, Los Angeles Angels

Mon Aug 25, 2014

YESNetwork

Long ball powers Orioles over Rays

The Baltimore Orioles have a knack for moving forward instead of looking back, a trait that just might be more important than their home-run power and solid pitching.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Desmond Jennings, Alex Cobb, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles, Adam Jones

Climbing Tal's Hill

Houston Astros get another shot at Oakland A's ace Jeff Samardzija

The Houston Astros haven't had much success against Jeff Samardzija this season, but will get another chance to face the Oakland ace tonight at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, American League West, Major League Baseball, Jeff Samardzija, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics

Call to the Pen

Breaking down the contenders for the playoffs in the American League

Aug 19, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Tommy Hunter reacts with Nick Hundley after the ninth inning at U.S Cellular Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Tommy Hunter, Baseball Players, Chicago White Sox, Chris Davis, Matt Wieters, Manny Machado

BleacherReport

Path to American League Driver's Seat Suddenly Wide Open Again

Baseball season, at long last, is entering its final lap. Some clubs are struggling at the back of the pack.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League West, Oakland Athletics, American League Central, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Detroit Tigers

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