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  • Hernandez outduels Lester, leads Mariners to 2-1 win over A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. Felix Hernandez was, well, Felix Hernandez again and when he's like that the Mariners don't lose very often, particularly to the Oakland Athletics. In what could also be a possible pitching preview of the American League wild-card game...
  • Series preview: Athletics at White Sox

    Series preview: Athletics at White Sox
    All games on WSCR-AM 670. Season series: A's 2-1. Monday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. RH Sonny Gray (13-8, 3.25) vs. RH Hector Noesi (8-9, 4.70). Tuesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. LH Jon Lester (13-10, 2.54) vs. LH John Danks (9-10, 5.12). Wednesday: 7:10 p.m.,...
  • On The Fly: Calhoun To Join ESPN

    Jim Calhoun will be joining ESPN's college basketball coverage team this season, where he will get the chance to do what he does best and seems to enjoy most — talk basketball. Most of his work will be in the studio in Bristol, and we know one word...
  • Crisp helps Athletics snap losing streak in victory over Mets

    OAKLAND, Calif. The Oakland A's have been pretty much waiting since the All-Star break for a big Coco Crisp breakout, and he finally might have struck the kind of blow Tuesday night that fires up some long-overdue hot Coco. Crisp broke a 1-1, fourth-...
  • Game roundup: Nationals outlast Dodgers in 14

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 7: Adds Diamondbacks-Padres; final update; will stand Game roundup: Nationals outlast Dodgers in 14 LOS ANGELES -- It took five hours and 34 minutes for the Washington Nationals to capture a series at Dodger...
  • Carter's home run leads Astros over A's, 4-2

    HOUSTON The trouble with Chris Carter's game-winning three-run homer for the Houston Astros on Tuesday was that, from the Oakland A's point of view, it never had to happen. The error and the hit batter that brought Carter to the plate for the...
  • Reeling A's welcome day off

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The reeling Oakland Athletics have an off-day Thursday, and it couldn't come at a better time. The A's suffered a painful 2-1 loss Wednesday to the Seattle...
  • Mariners' Hernandez continues mastery of A's

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Fixes Hart's season home run total to six Mariners' Hernandez continues mastery of A's OAKLAND, Calif. -- Beating Oakland is nothing new for Seattle Mariners right-hander Felix...
  • Dunn quickly blasts his way into Oakland lore

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- It didn't take long for designated hitter Adam Dunn to make an impact on the Oakland Athletics' struggling offense. Dunn launched a two-run homer Monday in his...
  • A's add slugger Dunn to sagging lineup

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Seeking a much-needed offensive boost, the slumping Oakland A's acquired first baseman/designated hitter Adam Dunn on Sunday, just hours before the deadline for...
  • Barnes Pitching With A Major Purpose

    Barnes Pitching With A Major Purpose
    PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Matt Barnes caught the ball with an angry snatch, a loud pop. The runner had stolen second, reached third on an error, and was dusting himself off there as Barnes smoldered. The 91 mph fastball had worked for Barnes the first...