| Jul 6, 2014
| 8:13 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Jeff Samardzija was pitching in the first inning of his Oakland A's debut Sunday, and things weren't going as planned.
Samardzija gave up one-out singles to Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Munenori Kawasaki and left...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 9:27 AM
They're calling it the defensive play of the year, and it came after Yoenis Cespedes initially misplayed the ball.
The Oakland A's left fielder was pursuing a one-hit double by Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels during the eighth inning of a 1-1 tie...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:20 PM
The Angels and the American League West-leading Oakland Athletics opened a three-game series in the Oakland Coliseum on Friday night with 1 1/2 games separating the clubs.
A big series? Perhaps. The A's are the two-time defending division champions, a...
| May 31, 2014
| 10:48 PM
Athletics 11, Angels 3
KEY MOMENT: With the score tied, 3-3, in the seventh, Yoenis Cespedes fouled off two tough pitches from Angels setup man Joe Smith before lining a two-run triple to right for a 5-3 A's lead. Derek Norris walked, and Alberto...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The men who play baseball are fans of the sport too. The MLB Network is the default setting for every clubhouse television. When veterans hear about The Next Big Thing, well, they would rather not take the word of a talking head. They prefer to see with...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 8:34 PM
NEW YORK — His numbers this season — 21 home runs, 66 RBIs entering the All-Star break — are impressive, and one can just imagine how they would look in the middle of the Phillies' oft-punchless lineup.
Some believe that were it not...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 11:40 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Orioles closer Zach Britton hadn’t allowed a run over his previous 10 outings heading into the ninth inning of Friday night’s series opener against the Oakland Athletics, converting six straight save opportunities along...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Mike Hiserman ranks the 30 teams. Last week’s ranking in parentheses; statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. OAKLAND: Catchers Derek Norris, John Jaso and Stephen Vogt have combined for a .309 average, 20 homers and 83 RBIs. (1)
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:57 PM
BOSTON -- For the second consecutive year, three Orioles players have been voted by the fans to start in the All-Star Game.
Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and center fielder Adam Jones will start for the American League in this year’s Midsummer...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Third baseman Manny Machado will attend an appeal hearing Wednesday in an attempt to reduce his five-game suspension, and a final ruling could come by the end of the week.
Executive vice president Dan Duquette will join Machado at the hearing, which...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Designated hitter Nelson Cruz and injured catcher Matt Wieters still lead their respective positions in American League All-Star Game voting, according to fan voting results released by Major League Baseball on Monday afternoon.
Despite cooling off at...