| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:34 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — When Oakland A's third baseman Josh Donaldson came to the plate with one out and a runner on first base in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday of a 6-6 game against Philadelphia, he relished the moment.
After all, Donaldson...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 5:20 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Designated hitter Adam Dunn's heart was beating hard, and his adrenaline was flowing when he stepped to the plate as an Oakland Athletic for the first time Monday in the bottom of the first inning with two outs and a runner on second...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Avisail Garcia's two-out, two-run single in the eighth inning Wednesday night rallied the White Sox to a 2-1 victory over the Athletics at U.S. Cellular Field, spoiling Jeff Samardzija's return to Chicago.
At the plate
The Sox loaded the...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Rob Manfred has been elected the 10th commissioner of Major League Baseball, multiple media outlets reported Thursday.
Manfred has been serving as MLB's chief operating officer since September 2013. He had reported directly to outgoing commissioner...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Cleveland Indians right-hander John Axford was traded to Pittsburgh on Thursday in a waiver deal as the Pirates look for help for their bullpen.
Axford, 31, lost his closer job in May to right-hander Cody Allen. The Pirates will be responsible for the...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:56 PM
Towering over the middle of the postgame media scrum after another dominant start Thursday against the Athletics, White Sox left-hander Chris Sale dropped his vocabulary word of the day.
"Quixotic" — as in, it's not quixotic, or foolishly...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:40 PM
Tyler Flowers hit solo home runs in the ninth and 12th innings to push the White Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Athletics on Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field.
Flowers' first walk-off homer helped the Sox break a four-game losing streak....
| 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...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 11:30 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Coming off a heartbreaking, walk-off loss to open their 10-game, West Coast road trip Friday night, the Orioles’ resilience was tested Saturday night against an Oakland Athletics club with the best record in baseball.
| Jul 20, 2014
| 7:27 PM
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...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 12:02 AM
KEY MOMENT: Down by two runs in the ninth, Kole Calhoun double for his third hit of the game and Mike Trout hit a towering two-run homer to center field, his fifth of the season, against left-hander Sean Doolittle to pull the Angels even, 9-9. But Oakland...