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1 hr ago | Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Angels' pickoffs tough on opposing runners

The Angels are controlling the running game a lot better this season, and the success of the pickoff play has played a major factor.

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5 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Astros strike early to secure series win over AL West leading A's

By the time Dallas Keuchel returned to the mound for the second inning Wednesday afternoon at Minute Maid Park, his Astros teammates had already given him a six-run lead.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Dallas Keuchel, Marc Krauss, Carlos Corporan

7 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Mariners Top Cleveland 5-2

Trevor Bauer didn't get through the fifth inning and the Indians failed to get back to .500 on Tuesday night with a 5-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jason Kipnis, Baseball Players, Trevor Bauer, Yan Gomes, Hisashi Iwakuma, Mike Zunino

11 hrs ago | Seattle Mariners

Mariners' postseason hunt fit for a King

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners

15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Seattle Mariners batting order: Dustin Ackley becomes new leadoff hitter

Seattle Mariners batting order news might catch fans by surprise today . The Mariners' batting order will now have Dustin Ackley as the leadoff hitter and rookie shortstop Chris Taylor hitting second.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, James Jones, Hisashi Iwakuma

19 hrs ago | ArcaMax Publishing

Orioles' relief is a bit better in extra-inning win over Angels

Maybe it was the unseasonably cool late July weather in Camden Yards, where the temperature dipped to 64 degrees, or an energetic crowd that fueled some late-inning drama, but there was a very October-like feel to Tuesday night's game between the Angels and Baltimore Orioles.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Baltimore Orioles, Manny Machado, Cory Rasmus

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Oakland A's rally past Houston Astros, win 7-4

The A's might be able to look back to July 29 as a watershed day in the American League West pennant race.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes, Derek Norris

Inside Bay Area

Oakland A's rally past Houston Astros, win 7-4

The A's might be able to look back to July 29 as a watershed day in the American League West pennant race.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes, Eric Sogard

Houston Chronicle

Astros blow three-run lead in ninth to AL West leading A's

Only five days after suffering the most lopsided loss of the Astros' season, Scott Feldman took the mound Tuesday night in search of atonement against the same A's club that pummeled him last Thursday in Oakland.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Scott Feldman, Jose Veras, Marwin Gonzalez, Yoenis Cespedes

Let's Go Tribe

Series preview: Mariners at Indians

The Indians start their first home stand after the All Star break with a visit from one of their wild card competitors, the Seattle Mariners.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Justin Smoak, Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians

SoDo Mojo

Seattle Mariners Series Preview: At Cleveland Indians

Jul 26, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners pitcher Fernando Rodney throws against the Baltimore Orioles during the ninth inning of a 4-3 Mariners victory at Safeco Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League Central, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners, American League East

Nolan Writin'

Rangers Should Restock, Not Rebuild

Jul 27, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Miles Mikolas looks down a the ball between throws to the Oakland Athletics during the second inning of a baseball game at Globe Life Park in Arlington.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Neftali Feliz, Alexi Ogando, Texas Rangers, Miles Mikolas

BaySportsNet.com

A's Continue Winning Ways, Take Series From Rangers

Just one year ago, an A's-Rangers series in July would have been a much-anticipated, and heated, matchup between division rivals.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers, Baseball Players, Jerome Williams, Sonny Gray, Nick Tepesch, Josh Donaldson

Yanks Go Yard

Game 105 Preview: Yankees at Rangers

Jul 25, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley hits a single in the third inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, New York Yankees, Yu Darvish, Baseball Players, David Phelps, Adrian Beltre

Mon Jul 28, 2014

SFGate

Aa s surrender four homers in 7-3 loss to...

The A's brought in a new guy Monday who specializes in little ball. For one day, it did them no good.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Billy Hamilton, Chris Carter, Coco Crisp

The Wave

On deck: Angels at Orioles, Tuesday, 4 p.m., FSW

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman, who attended Fountain Valley High, sill start Tuesday's game against the Angels at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Chris Tillman, Baltimore Orioles

Athletics Nation

From Marathon To Sprint: Oakland's 2 Avenues To Winning The AL West

Pretty soon the marathon that is a 162-game will become the sprint that is a mad dash to the finish line.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics

The Willits News

Scott Kazmir, Oakland A's persevere in Texas heat, roll over Rangers

The A's won another game without their spark plug Sunday, beating Texas 9-3 with Coco Crisp not only not on the bench but also not in the building.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Craig Gentry, Stephen Vogt

Oakland Athletics

After early splash, A's may stand pat at Deadline

The A's celebrated the Trade Deadline rather early this season, making their big move on the Fourth of July with the acquisition of Cubs hurlers General manager Billy Beane made it clear at that point that, though there was nothing imminent, his pre-Deadline work wasn't over -- and it still isn't.

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Major League Baseball

Athletics scorch Rangers on hot night in Texas

The A's shook off sweltering 100-degree temps and got most of their work done early Sunday evening in a five-run second inning that fueled their 9-3 series-clinching victory over the Rangers.

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