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The A's brought in a new guy Monday who specializes in little ball. For one day, it did them no good.
Baltimore Orioles pitcher Chris Tillman, who attended Fountain Valley High, sill start Tuesday's game against the Angels at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
Pretty soon the marathon that is a 162-game will become the sprint that is a mad dash to the finish line.
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.
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.
With Major League Baseball's non-waiver Trade Deadline looming on Thursday, the Mariners stand out as one of several teams with an obvious need and a potential for deals to be made.
The Orioles ' 10-game West Coast road trip was a major test whether they could hold their own while playing against three playoff-caliber teams across the country.
For all that's gone wrong for the Yankees injury-wise this season, all they need to do is look across the diamond Monday to realize how lucky they are.
With the deadline looming ever closer, it is borderline humorous to see the sudden change in stances previously held by front offices around the league.
The best team in baseball tries to put some more distance between itself and the rest of the American League West on Sunday, as the Oakland Athletics seek to close out a three-game set against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on a positive note.
Unforgettable moments are what make baseball such a cherished game. Especially for those fortunate enough to experience even one of them.
Mike Scioscia took his customary spot in the Angels' dugout Friday night, arms resting on a white towel on top of a green shelf, fingers interlocked, eyes trained on the action.
The Oakland A's made one of the biggest trades so far this season when they exchanged their top prospects for Chicago Cubs starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel .
La Russa was the new 34-year-old manager, as eager to please his new bosses as he was to learn from them, so if Sox owner Bill Veeck demanded his postgame presence at the Bard's Room, it didn't matter what the clock said.
Derek Jeter stood on the dugout steps, stone-faced as a statue, when Ichiro Suzuki approached after rounding with the bases with his first home run since last August.
The Seattle Mariners try to avoid their fifth straight loss on Saturday when they host the Baltimore Orioles in the third of a four- game series at Safeco Field.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 01:51 am
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