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  • 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...
  • Bumgarner hit hard in spring debut, A's beat Giants 9-4

    World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 Tuesday. Bumgarner gave...
  • Bumgarner hit hard in spring debut, Athletics beat Giants

    World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 Tuesday. Bumgarner gave...
  • A's switch-pitcher hopes to find spot with Oakland

    Pat Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates, coaches and others regularly stop him for a chance to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the same one he has used for years featuring space for either hand. Venditte is a rare switch-pitcher. He hopes that...
  • Tim Kawakami: A's GM Beane would trade Cespedes for Lester again

    Billy Beane knows the Yoenis Cespedes question is coming, because it's always looming when you talk about the A's these days. This is seven months after the A's general manager controversially dealt Cespedes for pending free agent ace Jon Lester, and...
  • A's begin baseball's mandatory domestic violence training

    Reliever Dan Otero spoke up, as did many others, with a question on the topic of domestic violence that has been at the forefront of professional sports following the NFL's recent troubles. The Oakland Athletics started Thursday morning in a makeshift...
  • Springing forward to Florida and Arizona for baseball training camps

    Springing forward to Florida and Arizona for baseball training camps
    Before the San Francisco Giants enjoyed their third parade in five years, before a Chevrolet executive memorably advised World Series most valuable player Madison Bumgarner he had won a truck equipped with "technology and stuff," before the "Mad Bum"...
  • Baseball deals: Yoenis Cespedes goes to Tigers for Rick Porcello

    Baseball deals: Yoenis Cespedes goes to Tigers for Rick Porcello
    Less than five months after acquiring Yoenis Cespedes as part of a big deadline deal, the Boston Red Sox traded the slugging outfielder to help bolster their rotation. The Detroit Tigers were happy to take him. Boston sent Cespedes to the Tigers on...
  • World Series Game 6: A Royal Beating

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The San Francisco Giants lost. They lost a game, and with it they lost the chance to clinch their third World Series championship in five years. Losses happen. But the way the Giants lost, collapsing in one inning and losing...