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4 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
The A's boarded a flight to Houston on Wednesday to start a 10-game trip after a 3-0 loss to the Texas Rangers and being swept at home in a series for the first time since September 2012 – though one could argue they should have taken at least one of the three games from their American League West rivals, and maybe more.
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7 hrs ago | Crawfish Boxes
Sure, you say you're going to take care of it. You're not going to play baseball in the house.
11 hrs ago | ABC News
Martin Perez pitched his second consecutive shutout to extend his scoreless innings streak to 26 and the Texas Rangers wrapped up a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 3-0 victory Wednesday.
15 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Seattle Mariners send Chris Young to the mound on Wednesday to bring an end to an eight-game losing streak.
18 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas
Let me first start by admitting I've been a critic of Ron Washington. Whether it's lineup construction, bullpen usage or in-game strategy, I've been there to point out what I have perceived as faults in his moves.
22 hrs ago | NBC Dallas
MARCH 08: Kevin Kouzmanoff #6 of the Texas Rangers sits in the duogut during the spring training game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Surprise Stadium on March 8, 2014 in Surprise, Arizona.
This is the type of production the Los Angeles Angels were looking for from Albert Pujols when they signed him to a 10-year, $254 million contract in December of 2011.
HP Collin McHugh vs. RHP Erasmo Ramirez Oklahoma City this season, posting a 4.50 ERA and 1.21 WHIP.
Mar 20, 2014; Mesa, AZ, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez throws the ball against the Chicago Cubs at Cubs Park.
The A's and Rangers have done a bit of poaching from each other in recent years on the waiver wire.
Rookie right-hander Nick Martinez returns to the Rangers rotation to make a spot start against the Athletics on Tuesday night.
Sean Doolittle allowed a leadoff double to Kevin Kouzmanoff and Mitch Moreland sacrificed him to third before Murphy's hit.
Donnie Murphy lined a go-ahead single up the middle with one out in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers rallied from an early three-run deficit to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Monday night.
The Rangers' Yu Darvish can talk to the ball all he wants, but the A's have beaten him six times in a row.
Last season the Rangers and A's kept claiming and waiving infielder Adam Rosales back and forth between them and now the AL West rivals are doing the same thing with infielder Andy Parrino.
The Oakland A's are back-to-back American League West champions, so they're expected to be there.
On Sunday, the Oakland Athletics capped off another stellar week, going 5-1. The A's returned to the Bay Area after a terrific road trip, posting a 7-2 record in their first trip away from O.Co in 2014.