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Nick Punto

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  • 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...
  • Athletics drop protest of Thursday's game

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The A's have decided to drop their protest of Thursday's game, in which Angels shortstop Erick Aybar was awarded first base after colliding with righty Dan Otero...
  • Freiman makes room for Pomeranz

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- When the Athletics optioned first baseman Nate Freiman to Class A Beloit on Wednesday, it was with the understanding that Freiman will return soon, perhaps as early as...
  • A's pull out 5-4 victory over Astros

    HOUSTON The Oakland A's spent eight innings fumbling and bumbling their way to what seemed a sure loss, then regained the poise that has them fighting for the American League West lead with a huge three-run ninth inning, good for a 5-4 win over the...
  • A's rally in ninth vs. Astros

    A's rally in ninth vs. Astros HOUSTON -- The fact that the Oakland Athletics have made a habit of compiling impressive at-bats in the latter stages of close games doesn't render their comeback wins any less impressive or awe-inspiring. Center...
  • Pomeranz getting another chance with A's

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin remains noncommittal on how long he will stick with a six-man rotation, but in the interim left-hander Drew Pomeranz will start on...
  • 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...
  • A's unsure who will close with Doolittle on DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- With left-hander Sean Doolittle landing on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right intercostal on Sunday, the Athletics were forced to revisit their closer situation...
  • Justin Turner's versatility has helped boost Dodgers

    Justin Turner's versatility has helped boost Dodgers
    Justin Turner's role with the Dodgers carries an unglamorous title: Utility player. Turner, a Cal State Fullerton product, has played every infield position this season, helping his injury-prone team to a comfortable advantage in the National League...
  • Injury wave crashes over A's

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- Crushed 9-4 by the Angels on Sunday night, the Oakland A's fell one game behind Los Angeles in the American League West race. That wasn't even the worst news for...