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  • Phillies continue losing on last road trip

    Phillies continue losing on last road trip
    Jon Lester struck out seven in as many innings and Derek Norris drove in a run and scored as Oakland took the series opener from visiting Philadelphia. Eric Sogard and Coco Crisp each added an RBI single in a three-run second inning for the Athletics,...
  • Doubront, Szczur get firsts in Cubs' win

    Doubront, Szczur get firsts in Cubs' win
    PITTSBURGH— The Cubs’ rotation for 2015 is starting to get interesting now that Felix Doubront has his act together. Doubront pitched six shutout innings Saturday in a 6-4 win over the Pirates, helping to snap a season-high seven-game losing...
  • Lester, A's shut out Mariners, win series

    The Sports Xchange By Scott Johnson, The Sports Xchange Lester, A's shut out Mariners, win series SEATTLE -- The Oakland Athletics still have a ways to go to prove that they are back, but Sunday served as a pretty good step in the right direction for...
  • Game roundup: Kershaw wins No. 19; Dodgers beat Giants

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 3: New lede -- Dodgers-Giants and add Rangers-Braves, Astros-Angels, Athletics-Mariners, Dbacks-Padres Game roundup: Kershaw wins No. 19; Dodgers beat Giants SAN FRANCISCO -- Matt Kemp broke open a pitchers' duel...
  • A's let one slip away vs. Rangers

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland A's were coming off of back-to-back road wins against the Seattle Mariners when they opened a three-game series Tuesday night against the last-place...
  • Soto injury hampers A's batting lineup

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- The hits just keep on coming for the A's, and that has nothing to do with the meager six they managed in a 4-2 loss to Seattle on Friday night. During the course of a game...
  • Lester keeps A's in front in wild-card race

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- The trade that brought right-handed pitcher Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes from Boston for slugger Yoenis Cespedes came with plenty of early fanfare but quickly...
  • 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...
  • A's acquire Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes

    A's acquire Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes
    Boston Red Sox left-handed ace Jon Lester was traded to the Oakland A's on Thursday morning as general manager Billy Beane continues his all-in push for a World Series. But to get Lester, the A's parted with All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, a 28-...
  • A's back Lester, rip Royals, 11-3

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Josh Donaldson paced a 20-hit offensive assault with two long home runs as the A's pounded Kansas City 11-3 on Tuesday night to end the Royals' eight-game winning streak. Donaldson hit solo homers to center field in the seventh and...
  • Bernie Miklasz: Cardinals GM Mozeliak sets off a loud wake-up call

    Well now. The Cardinals sent slumping outfielder Allen Craig and pitcher Joe Kelly to Boston for pitcher John Lackey and a pitching prospect. The shakeup began last week when GM John Mozeliak added the porcupine quills of notorious badass catcher A.J....