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  • Game roundup: Nationals expand lead vs. Braves

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update5: adds Astros-Mariners, Padres-Dodgers; final update; will stand Game roundup: Nationals expand lead vs. Braves WASHINGTON -- Adam LaRoche had two early RBI singles and Jayson Werth had an RBI and two runs scored...
  • Josh Donaldson has 5 hits, 5 RBIs as A's rout White Sox 11-2

    CHICAGO Jon Lester won for the first time in five starts Tuesday when the A's offense gave him enough support to craft an 11-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox that included a five-run ninth inning. That final rally included a two-run single by Josh...
  • A's can determine wild-card fate

    OAKLAND, Calif. Can two games played well offset five weeks of games played poorly? That's the question facing the A's as they come off their final off-day of the regular season. Wins Saturday and Sunday came at the right time in Seattle with the...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    What's the Cubs' situation with Tsuyoshi Wada? Do we have his rights for the next few years since he's a "rookie”? Obviously his only detriment is his age, but even so he can be a nice bridge at the end of the rotation until C.J. Edwards, Corey...
  • Crisp, A's get back on track in win over Mets

    Crisp, A's get back on track in win over Mets OAKLAND, Calif. -- Coco Crisp entered Tuesday night's game mired in a hitting slump and hoping to bust loose. The Oakland center fielder warmed up with a sharp single in the third inning, then lined a...
  • Mets 8, Athletics 5

    (Updated: UPDATES standings, 3RD graph) Mets 8, Athletics 5: Lucas Duda clubbed a three-run homer and visiting New York scored seven of its eight runs with two outs to earn a split of the two-game series. Zack Wheeler (9-8) won his sixth...
  • Braves 4, Athletics 3

    Braves 4, Athletics 3: Mike Minor allowed two runs in seven strong innings, and homers from Justin Upton and Chris Johnson led host Atlanta to a three-game sweep of struggling Oakland. Minor (5-8) allowed four hits – two of which were Nate Freiman...
  • Braves edge A's to complete sweep

    Braves edge A's to complete sweep ATLANTA -- Things are going so badly for the Oakland Athletics that they can't win even when Jon Lester is pitching. Justin Upton and Chris Johnson backed Mike Minor with home runs, and the Atlanta Braves completed...
  • A's Dunn returns to Chicago

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- Adam Dunn took one more trip into the Chicago White Sox's training room upon his arrival at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday as a member of the Oakland Athletics. His...
  • Jeff Samardzija, Cubs both happy with trade

    Jeff Samardzija, Cubs both happy with trade
    It has been a crazy season for Jeff Samardzija, who managed to escape the sinking Cubs ship on July 5 to join the best team in baseball in Oakland. A's general manager Billy Beane was recertified as a genius after sacrificing two of his top prospects,...
  • Preview: Mariners at Athletics

    SportsDirect Inc. Preview: Mariners at Athletics A high-octane pitching matchup takes center stage when the Oakland Athletics host the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday in the finale of a three-game series. Seattle ace Felix Hernandez, a 13-game winner...