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38 min ago | Rant Sports

Los Angeles Angels Manager Mike Scioscia Reminded Of Significance Behind Losing Garrett Richards

While Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray was punching out Los Angeles Angels batters deep into Thursday's ball game, their starter C.J. Wilson was icing his shoulder in the dugout.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Garrett Richards, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Sonny Gray, Scott Kazmir

4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Angels ask Weaver to keep A's on the ropes

The A's and Angels will continue their dogfight for first place in the American League West on Friday when Jon Lester and Jered Weaver square off in Anaheim.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Drew Pomeranz

9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

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, Major League Baseball, Dan Otero, Fernando Abad, Kole Calhoun, Ryan Cook

9 hrs ago | ABC News

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, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Howie Kendrick, Mike Trout, Oakland Athletics, Ryan Cook, Erick Aybar

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Seattle Mariners

After fixing mechanics, Ackley looking like new hitter

But the Mariners manager does have a new nickname that reflects his stoic left fielder's barely-groomed black beard and North Carolina upbringing.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Austin Jackson, Seattle Mariners

Athletics Nation

Angels Series Preview: Q&A with Turk's Teeth of Halos Heaven

No one expected Matt Shoemaker to play a big role in the Angels' rotation, but hey, if the shoe fits.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Matt Shoemaker, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Sonny Gray, Drew Pomeranz, Gordon Beckham

Examiner.com

A's, Angels prepare for crucial weekend series

For the second strait weekend the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will meet with first place in the american league west up for grabs.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Garrett Richards, Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels, Jon Lester

Channel3000

Santiago pitches Angels past Marlins

Hector Santiago, once mired in an early-season funk, made a major contribution to the Los Angeles Angels' playoff hopes Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Steve Cishek, Hector Santiago, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Athletics

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Preview: Rangers at Astros

Red-hot Chris Carter looks to homer for the fourth consecutive game when the Houston Astros open a four-game series against the visiting Texas Rangers on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Baseball Players, Rougned Odor, Nick Tepesch, Collin McHugh

Major League Baseball

Angels head up group of emerging contenders

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, National League, National League East, American League East, National League West, Albert Pujols, Baseball Players, American League Central

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Inside Bay Area

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, Major League Baseball, Jose Altuve, Baseball Players, Fernando Abad, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, Jon Singleton

Inside Bay Area

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, Major League Baseball, Yoenis Cespedes, Baseball Players, Jon Lester

Chico Enterprise-Record

Why Oakland A's sent Nate 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, Major League Baseball, Nate Freiman, Baseball Players, Drew Pomeranz, Michael Roth

WOKY-AM Greenfield

Trending Now: Doc Rivers signs extension w...

Doc Rivers has agreed to a contract that will keep him with the Los Angeles Clippers through the end of the 2019 season The Giants shutout the Rockies 3-0 behind Madison Bumgarner who just missed a perfect game allowing 1 hit in the 8th inning.

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

CBS Local

Eovaldi Clobbered In Angels' 8-2 Rout Of Marlins

Although Nathan Eovaldi feels good when he takes the mound, he can't stop making mistakes with high strikes and bad counts.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Sam Dyson, Matt Shoemaker

Ananova

MLB: Angels see off Marlins

The Los Angeles Angels moved ahead of the Oakland Athletics in American League West after an 8-2 win over the Miami Marlins.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, American League, Oakland Athletics, National League Central, Baseball Players, Chris Carter, American League East

Washington Times

Mariners give GM Zduriencik contract extension

The Seattle Mariners rewarded general manager Jack Zduriencik on Tuesday, giving him a multiyear contract extension while the team contends for its first playoff spot since 2001.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Dustin Ackley, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Seattle Mariners, Felix Hernandez

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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, Major League Baseball, Drew Pomeranz, Sonny Gray

Call to the Pen

Mariners' Felix Hernandez and Hisashi Iwakuma dancing with history

Aug 16, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez warms up prior to the first inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Felix Hernandez, Hisashi Iwakuma, Seattle Mariners, Detroit Tigers

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, Major League Baseball, Josh Hamilton, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Angels, Erick Aybar

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