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  • Jim Souhan: Colabello is long-shot to end Twins' hitting woes

    The position of big-league hitting instructor might be the most mysterious coaching job in sports. Paul Molitor and Rod Carew, two of the smartest and most scientific hitters in baseball history, were fired as hitting coaches. Under Joe Vavra, who...
  • Marla Ridenour: Historically brilliant, Indians' Danny Salazar strikes out 10 in loss to White Sox

    CHICAGO Through the first eight batters Thursday night, Indians starter Danny Salazar played an amazingly bizarre game with the Chicago White Sox. In that span, Salazar struck out six. The other two batters, Jose Abreu and Alexei Ramirez, touched him for...
  • Athletics rock the Twins behind Donaldson and Fuld

    MINNEAPOLIS The major gamble of the Oakland Athletics' offseason has become the major quandary of the early season, with Jim Johnson no longer the Oakland closer. The Athletics didn't need Johnson or anyone else to close Thursday in a 6-1 win over the...
  • A's pull off road sweep against Twins

    A's pull off road sweep against Twins MINNEAPOLIS -- The Oakland Athletics seem to have what one could call a road-field advantage over the Minnesota Twins. The A's got a quality start by Dan Straily and two-run homers from third baseman Josh...
  • Athletics 6, Twins 1

    Athletics 6, Twins 1: Josh Donaldson homered and had three RBIs and Dan Straily pitched seven strong innings as visiting Oakland defeated Minnesota for the ninth consecutive time. Sam Fuld smacked a two-run homer and was one of five Athletics with two-...
  • Former Orioles closer Jim Johnson now ex-Athletics closer, too

    Former Orioles closer Jim Johnson now ex-Athletics closer, too
    In what has to be one of the most stunning career reversals in recent baseball history, former Orioles closer Jim Johnson -- who saved at least 50 games in each of the past two seasons -- has been removed from that role after barely two weeks in Oakland....
  • Preview: Athletics at Twins

    The Oakland Athletics attempt to continue their mastery of Minnesota when they look to finish off a three-game sweep of the host Twins on Thursday. Oakland posted its eighth straight win over Minnesota on Wednesday, blowing a four-run lead and later...
  • Norris blasts three-run homer to lift Athletics to victory in 11 innings

    MINNEAPOLIS Catcher Derek Norris took Jim Johnson off the hook Wednesday afternoon, hammering a three-run home run in the 11th inning to enable the Oakland Athletics to pull out a 7-4 win over Minnesota after the Twins knocked around the A's closer when...
  • Murphy in the swing of things with Indians

    CLEVELAND It's a feeling that had eluded David Murphy for more than a year. And suddenly, it was back. Murphy stepped into the indoor batting cage Sunday at Progressive Field and felt that familiar feeling when his body and the bat are one. The Indians'...
  • Fantasy baseball: Waiver wire pickups

    It’s not fantasy baseball unless there are big-time injuries to your team within the first 10 days, right? Most of us already are frustrated with the injuries to Jose Reyes, Clayton Kershaw, Omar Infante, Mark Teixeira and now Matt Moore. The...
  • Jim Johnson struggles once again, but Athletics recover to beat Twins

    Jim Johnson struggles once again, but Athletics recover to beat Twins
    Oakland Athletics closer Jim Johnson struggled once again Wednesday, but the offense bailed him out in extra innings in a 7-4 win over the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. With a 4-2 lead entering the bottom of the ninth, Johnson allowed a single to the...