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  • Carter gives A's another headache in Astros' 4-3 win

    OAKLAND, Calif. If the A's somehow miss the playoffs, they will reflect long and hard on the damaging impact of Chris Carter, the one-man demolition crew who once was their property. Carter scorched the A's yet again Friday night, slamming a two-run...
  • Hammel gets roughed up again as Astros rout A's, 8-1

    HOUSTON The official word isn't in, but Jason Hammel may have just pitched himself out of the Oakland starting rotation with an 8-1 loss to the Astros Wednesday. Hammel was one out away from getting out of the first inning having allowed just one run. By...
  • A's plan to stick with slumping Hammel

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics HOUSTON -- Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin gave no reason to believe that a change was imminent regarding Jason Hammel. The right-hander struggled again Wednesday in his fourth start since...
  • Beane makes huge trade for Lester, Gomes

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH Oakland general manager Billy Beane pulled a stunner of a trade July 4 when he acquired right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for top shortstop prospect...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...