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  • Athletics midseason report: Setting up for run

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH They would never admit it publicly, but you have to know Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane and manager Bob Melvin aren't bothered at all to see the Los Angeles Angels of...
  • Mariners midseason report: a club on the rise

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Seattle Mariners - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- The first 95 games of the Lloyd McClendon era might not have reminded Seattle's new manager of the recent Detroit Tigers teams that employed him as a bench coach, but...
  • Angels midseason report: Depth a strength

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH After pitching a shutout during the Los Angeles' Angels 11-3 surge in May, left-hander C.J. Wilson issued the following response when asked about his team's early success. "If we...
  • Rangers midseason report: Few positives in injury-ravaged season

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Texas Rangers - INSIDE PITCH Texas manager Ron Washington pondered for several seconds the question just presented to him. What has been the biggest positive to you in the first half about your team? "Did you...
  • MLB team-by-team midterm grades

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB team-by-team midterm grades With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the...
  • Athletics 10, Orioles 2

    Athletics 10, Orioles 2: Sonny Gray struck out eight in 6 2/3 innings to win his fourth consecutive start while John Jaso, Josh Donaldson and Craig Gentry recorded two hits and two RBIs apiece as host Oakland claimed the rubber match of the three-game...
  • Angels walk off with series win over Mariners

    The Sports Xchange By Joseph D'Hippolito, The Sports Xchange Angels walk off with series win over Mariners ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels' reliance on late drama claimed a new victim: the American League saves leader. Shortstop Grant Green'...
  • Gray, A's dominate Orioles

    Gray, A's dominate Orioles OAKLAND, Calif. -- With right-hander Sonny Gray throwing yet another gem Sunday, the Oakland A's didn't need much offense against the Baltimore Orioles. Fifteen hits and 10 runs qualified as overkill. Gray (11-3) won his...
  • Sonny Gray, A's cruise to 10-2 victory against Orioles

    OAKLAND Sonny Gray continues to be the antidote for whatever ails the A's, pitching a two-hitter for 6 2/3 innings Sunday in leading Oakland to a 10-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles. Gray is now 7-1 when he starts after an A's loss this season and 11-3...
  • Orioles fall behind early, can't recover in 10-2 loss to Oakland Athletics on Sunday

    Orioles fall behind early, can't recover in 10-2 loss to Oakland Athletics on Sunday
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Orioles might have another chance to play the Oakland Athletics down the road in October with much higher stakes on the line. But following a humbling, 10-2 loss to the team with the best record in baseball Sunday afternoon, the...
  • Orioles open second half with grueling stretch of games

    Orioles open second half with grueling stretch of games
    OAKLAND, CALIF. -- Orioles manager Buck Showalter doesn't like to imply that one game is more important than another in a 162-game season, but he knows his team is facing a critical stretch coming out of the All-Star break. After winning 10 of 13, the...