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2 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record
Jon Lester has some advice for his A's teammates about playing this weekend's critical series against the Los Angeles Angels.
6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Matt Shoemaker has been a pleasant surprise for the Angels this season, solidifying the club's rotation with command and consistency.
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Aug 20, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Los Angeles Angels teammates gather around starting pitcher Garrett Richards after Richards was injured against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning at Fenway Park.
Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump with two hits and three RBIs, Howie Kendrick drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 to increase their AL West lead on Wednesday night.
If the A's pitchers weren't able to put away the Mets with two outs in an 8-5 loss Wednesday, what will Oakland do when a team that really knows how to score runs shows up? The Mets, who are 27th in the Major Leagues in runs scored, had eight of their 10 hits come with two outs.
Such words have never been truer in the American League West, as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners all find themselves in possession of a playoff spot heading into play on Wednesday, August 20. If the season ended today all three teams would be heading to the postseason.
The A's returned to the Coliseum on Tuesday in search of some answers. They had lost five straight games and seven of their last eight.
Aug 19, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma pitches during the first inning of a game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.
Coming off a miserable road trip when he went 2-for-23, Crisp grounded out and singled before lining an 0-1 pitch from Mets starter Dillon Gee down the right field line with the bases loaded.
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Bud Selig will likely leave his tenure as baseball commissioner early next year with one unsettled situation that has him "frustrated."
After splitting a four-game home series with the Chicago Cubs , the New York Mets will be hitting the road to take on the Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Dodgers .
It was pretty much a fait accompli that these two teams would be the last two standing come American League Championship Series time.
As a once-in-a-great-while thing, Monday's 4-1 loss to struggling Philadelphia should be easy to flush from the system.
Adam LaRoche's 11th inning home run saw the Washington Nationals extend their winning streak to seven games with a 5-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The A's five-game skid is causing many to second-guess the blockbuster trade that landed ace Jon Lester.
Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit consecutive RBI doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their AL West lead with a 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 01:25 pm
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