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4 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Flux isn't the reason for ninth-inning struggles, A's relievers say

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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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Martin Perez, Dan Otero, Drew Pomeranz

7 hrs ago | Crawfish Boxes

Mariners 5, Astros 3: It's a walk-off and not the good kind

Sure, you say you're going to take care of it. You're not going to play baseball in the house.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Kyle Seager, Jason Castro, Houston Astros

11 hrs ago | ABC News

Perez Help Rangers Sweep A's With 3-0 Win

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Martin Perez, Oakland Athletics, Michael Choice, Sonny Gray, Derek Norris

15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Seattle Mariners look to rebound with Chris Young on mound

The Seattle Mariners send Chris Young to the mound on Wednesday to bring an end to an eight-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, American League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Abraham Almonte

18 hrs ago | WFAA-TV Dallas

Holding things together

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Michael Young, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Derek Holland, Texas Rangers, Adrian Beltre, Jurickson Profar

22 hrs ago | NBC Dallas

Forgotten Kouzmanoff Suddenly a Ranger to Remember

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Jurickson Profar, Baseball Players

Yesterday | Contra Costa Times

A's edged by Rangers again

There isn't much that separates the A's and Texas Rangers, as was the case the past two seasons when the teams finished one-two, respectively, in the American League West.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Mitch Moreland, Craig Gentry, Baseball Players, Pedro Figueroa, Oakland Athletics, Michael Choice

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Rant Sports

Albert Pujols Must Lead Los Angeles Angels To Playoffs

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels

Crawfish Boxes

Game Preview: Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners, Apr 22, 2014 9:10 PM CDT

HP Collin McHugh vs. RHP Erasmo Ramirez Oklahoma City this season, posting a 4.50 ERA and 1.21 WHIP.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Baseball Players, Collin McHugh

SoDo Mojo

Seattle Mariners Gameday Preview versus Houston Astros

Mar 20, 2014; Mesa, AZ, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez throws the ball against the Chicago Cubs at Cubs Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Seattle Mariners, Scott Feldman, Baseball Players, Felix Hernandez

Oakland Athletics

A's claim Parrino off waivers from Rangers

The A's and Rangers have done a bit of poaching from each other in recent years on the waiver wire.

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

Oakland Athletics

Milone aiming for first win as A's face AL West rival Rangers

Rookie right-hander Nick Martinez returns to the Rangers rotation to make a spot start against the Athletics on Tuesday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Yoshinori Tateyama, Pedro Figueroa, Sean Doolittle, Tommy Milone, Yu Darvish

HeraldNet

Astros win 7-2, hand Mariners 7th straight loss

It's early. There's more than a week left in April, but the Mariners still might want to scrounge up some velvet ropes to keep the lines orderly near the panic button at Safeco Field after Monday's 7-2 loss to Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dustin Ackley, American League, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Kyle Seager, Jason Castro, Jose Altuve, Felix Hernandez

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

Rangers rally from early deficit to beat Athletics

Sean Doolittle allowed a leadoff double to Kevin Kouzmanoff and Mitch Moreland sacrificed him to third before Murphy's hit.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Alexi Ogando, Mitch Moreland, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics, Kevin Kouzmanoff

ABC News

Rangers Rally From Early Deficit to Beat Athletics

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Alexi Ogando, Mitch Moreland, Baseball Players, Sean Doolittle, Oakland Athletics, Kevin Kouzmanoff

Examiner.com

A's renew division rivalry with Rangers tonight at O.co

The Rangers' Yu Darvish can talk to the ball all he wants, but the A's have beaten him six times in a row.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Yu Darvish, Oakland Athletics

MSNBC

Rangers and A's are tossing around Andy Parrino

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Andy Parrino

Toronto Blue Jays

What's Next: A's, Brewers lead the pack

The Oakland A's are back-to-back American League West champions, so they're expected to be there.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, American League, Oakland Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers, American League East

Swingin' A's

Oakland Athletics WiR: Errors, Walk-Offs and Predictions

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Josh Donaldson, Craig Gentry, Josh Hamilton

Nolan Writin'

Texas Rangers Offense Has a Good Week

Apr 18, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos celebrates with shortstop Elvis Andrus after hitting a two run homer against the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of a baseball game at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers, Baseball Players, Elvis Andrus, Jurickson Profar, Adrian Beltre

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