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4 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane
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... 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 ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Daily Reporter
Even after an obstruction call compelled the Oakland Athletics to finish the game under protest, they still escaped the ninth inning with remarkable poise.
8 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle
Howie Kendrick's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the 10th lifted the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim over the Oakland Athletics, 4-3, in the opener of a key four-game series.
Zack Wheeler is in the midst of an amazing streak . As someone who absolutely hates allowing 0-2 hits, I think this is fantastic.
There were a lot of words written about the trade that swapped Yoenis Cespedes for Jon Lester on July 31, and it was no secret that the Oakland Athletics hoped to recoup some of the offense they lost with Cespedes by acquiring Jonny Gomes in the deal.
Aug 26, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Oakland Athletics shortstop Andy Parrino fields a ground ball during the fourth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Am I reading too much into this, or are Angels ' starters Matt Shoemaker and Hector Santiago a couple of the most gutsiest mo-fo's on the planet? I mean, really, who would have thought these two guys could be the salvation to the Angels' season? One night after Shoemaker shutdown the Marlins , Santiago goes out and pitches his head off, keeping the ... (more)
It was just last weekend that the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels got together to battle for first place in the American League West .
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.
Athletics manager Bob Melvin is very fond of pointing out how many games are in a baseball season after a rough loss which, to me, indicates that those early season games that the Athletics lost simply don't count but count they do and now the Athletics would love to have a few of those early games back in their favor.
In the past week, the City of Oakland released a draft Environmental Impact Report for Coliseum City, and the A's announced they've hired 360 Architecture to work on preliminary Oakland ballpark designs.
The Oakland A's are all in for 2014, but what happens this offseason if they lose? Heck, what decisions will the team be facing if they win the World Series? The team opened the 2014 season with an $82 million payroll, its biggest in the last 15 years, according to Cot's Baseball Contracts .
With a crucial series in Anaheim looming, the Athletics will recall Drew Pomeranz to start Wednesday against the Astros in the finale of a three-game set at Minute Maid Park.
Mike Trout had an RBI double and Albert Pujols added a two-run single during Los Angeles' five-run fourth inning, and the Angels regained sole possession of the majors' best record with an 8-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.
The Oakland A's bullpen was shaken up once again earlier this week when closer Sean Doolittle was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right intercostal muscle.
After watching teammate Jeff Samardzija end some recent struggles in Monday's opener, Jason Hammel will try to do the same tonight when the Oakland Athletics resume a three-game series with the Houston Astros.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 05:34 am
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