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  • Athletics crush Astros, 8-1

    HOUSTON Scott Kazmir once again needed to pause midgame to be checked out by the A's medics, but in the end he ran his record to 2-0 with a dominating performance over Houston in an 8-1 Oakland win Monday. The left-handed starter complained of back...
  • After blowing lead, Mariners rally for 8-7 victory in 10 innings

    OAKLAND, Calif. Nothing has been simple for the Mariners in the early days of this 2015 season. Take for example Sunday afternoon's 8-7 win in 10 innings over the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum that was secured with a solo homer by Nelson Cruz in the...
  • Rangers top A's, 3-1

    OAKLAND, Calif. Oakland A's hitters didn't get the chance to do much against Texas starter Colby Lewis and didn't capitalize on their big chance against the Rangers bullpen Tuesday in a 3-1 loss. Lewis allowed just three hits and one run in six innings,...
  • Reales, Atléticos, Medias Rojas y Toronto comienzan arrolladores

    Reales, Atléticos, Medias Rojas y Toronto comienzan arrolladores
    Houston (EEUU), 7 abr (EFE).- La jornada inaugural en la Liga Americana comenzó con victorias convincentes de los Reales de Kansas City, que defienden el banderín de campeones, Medias Rojas de Boston, en el primer partido de interligas, Orioles de...
  • Sonny Gray takes no-hit bid into 8th, A's blank Rangers 8-0

    Bob Melvin did his best to keep Sonny Gray from becoming chatty between innings of his no-hit bid. The pitcher kept wanting to discuss his walk-up music and get the manager's approval. "I'm not very superstitious," Gray said. The right-hander didn't...
  • Gray flirts with no-hitter as A's rout Rangers in opening night win

    OAKLAND, Calif. Sonny Gray's domination of the Texas Rangers carried over from 2014 on Monday as he took a no-hitter into the eighth inning in an 8-0 opening night win for the Oakland Athletics. In bidding to become the first pitcher in 75 years to throw...
  • MLB Preview: Seattle Mariners set to take AL West title

    MLB Preview: Seattle Mariners set to take AL West title
    WEST DIVISION 1. Seattle Mariners 2014: 87-75, third place. Last year in playoffs: 2001. The addition of MLB home run leader Nelson Cruz was meant to turn around an offense that was second-worst in the league (.244/.300/.376) in 2014. But Safeco...
  • Oakland A's slugger Billy Butler sells desert home for $2 million

    Oakland A's slugger Billy Butler sells desert home for $2 million
    New Oakland Athletics designated hitter/first baseman Billy Butler has sold a pedigreed Cactus League property in Scottsdale, Ariz., for $2 million. Butler, who joined the A's on a three-year, $30-million pact this offseason, purchased the home from...
  • Sunday's recap: White Sox 10, Athletics 4

    Sunday's recap: White Sox 10, Athletics 4
    The summary The White Sox used a six-run fourth inning to pull away from the A's in a 10-4 victory. Designated hitter Jose Abreu and center fielder Adam Eaton each hit a two-run double during the surge. At the plate Sox catcher Rob Brantly and...
  • Thursday's recap: Cubs 2, Athletics 2; Giants 8, Cubs 6

    Thursday's recap: Cubs 2, Athletics 2; Giants 8, Cubs 6
    The summary The Cubs opened the exhibition season with split-squad games in which they couldn't hold leads. In Mesa, Mike Olt staked the Cubs to a 2-0 lead on a home run off Barry Zito, but the Athletics held the Cubs to three hits over the final seven...
  • Cubs Game Day: Cubs lose to Giants, tie A's

    Cubs Game Day: Cubs lose to Giants, tie A's
    San Francisco 8, Cubs 6 Cubs 2, Oakland 2  The summary: Kyle Schwarber, the Cubs' first pick in the 2014 draft, hit a grand slam in his first spring at-bat against the world champion Giants, but the Giants rallied for five runs in the bottom of the...