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  • A's add slugger Dunn to sagging lineup

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Seeking a much-needed offensive boost, the slumping Oakland A's acquired first baseman/designated hitter Adam Dunn on Sunday, just hours before the deadline for...
  • Angels remain cautious despite five-game lead going into pennant race

    The Angels players held their fantasy football league draft after Sunday's game, which means two things: The NFL season is about to begin and so are the baseball pennant races. The Angels will enter their race with a five-game head start after...
  • Game roundup: Angels sweep slumping A's

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 6: adds SF-MIL, LAD-SD, SEA-WAS, ATL-MIA, ARI-COL Game roundup: Angels sweep slumping A's LOS ANGELES -- Matt Shoemaker blanked Oakland on five hits over seven innings, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a four-...
  • Angels earn sweep of Athletics

    Angels earn sweep of Athletics ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It was more than just a sweep. It was how the Los Angeles Angels took four games from the Oakland A's over the weekend, concluding with Sunday's 8-1 win at Angel Stadium. The Angels thoroughly...
  • On The Fly: Boston College Gets Big Day Out Of Tyler Murphy

    A significant leftover from college football's first weekend? Boston College beat UMass in the game promoted as the "Battle of the Bay State," but the best player on the field was a Connecticut kid. Tyler Murphy of Wethersfield rushed for 118 yards and...
  • Rangers give up late lead in loss against Astros

    HOUSTON Right-hander Neftali Feliz and left-hander Neal Cotts combined to allow five baserunners and two runs in the eighth inning as the Astros rallied for a 3-2 win against the Rangers on Sunday at Minute Maid Park. The Rangers lost the four-game...
  • Slumping A's swept by Angels; Melvin calls team's play 'embarrassing'

    ANAHEIM, Calif. Thanks to a second-inning ejection, A's manager Bob Melvin got to watch the final seven innings Sunday on TV. What he saw was "the worst," an 8-1 Angels win that capped a four-game series sweep of defending American League West champion...
  • Recap: Angels 8, Athletics 1

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Angels 8, Athletics 1 Angels 8, Athletics 1: Matt Shoemaker cruised through seven scoreless innings and Los Angeles battered Scott Kazmir for the second time in eight days to complete a four-game sweep of visiting Oakland. Mike...
  • Altuve helps Astros beat Rangers

    Altuve helps Astros beat Rangers HOUSTON -- For additional evidence that even when things appear to be lining up ideally for the snake-bitten Texas Rangers an unfortunate twist follows, one needs only take the eighth inning on Sunday into account....
  • A's acquire Adam Dunn from White Sox

    ANAHEIM, Calif. Held to three runs or fewer in 17 games in August, the A's on Sunday made a trade for left-handed slugger Adam Dunn. Dunn, who has 460 career home runs, waived his no-trade contract with the Chicago White Sox to join the A's, who sent...
  • Preview: Athletics at Angels

    The Los Angeles Angels are putting on a pitching clinic while opening up a big gap in the American League West. The Angels will attempt to polish off a four-game sweep and increase their division lead to five games when they host the Oakland Athletics...