| Jun 5, 2015
| 3:57 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Oakland's Pat Venditte became the first pitcher in 20 years to throw with both arms in the same game. But the Boston Red Sox beat the Athletics 4-2 on a night a fan sustained life-threatening injuries when she was struck by a broken...
| Jun 6, 2015
The Athletics and Red Sox came to a stop while a woman was treated for life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a broken bat that flew into the stands.
Concerned players watched. The crowd went quiet.
Everything that followed meant little...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 7:35 PM
BOSTON Pat Venditte, who spent seven years in pursuit of being the first of his kind, debuted Friday with the A's.
Called up earlier in the day to replace the struggling Dan Otero, the switch-pitching Venditte threw the seventh and eighth innings of...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 9:05 PM
The Oakland Athletics are finally enjoying a modest winning streak, and manager Bob Melvin isn't about to let the league standings spoil this encouraging stretch.
"We're just trying to play good — win as many games as we can," he said. "We're about...
| Jun 4, 2015
| 7:30 PM
BOSTON (AP) — A surprising strategy by first-year manager Paul Molitor fit the way the Minnesota Twins have been playing so far this season.
Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval mishandled a throw on a bunt by star Joe Mauer in the ninth inning,...
| May 29, 2015
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ben Zobrist drew a bases-loaded walk from David Carpenter in the seventh inning to break a tie and the Oakland Athletics rallied from a three-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night.
Billy Burns and...
| May 25, 2015
| 9:05 AM
Ah, the rotation. It's always about the rotation. It was before camp started, after Hyun-Jin Ryu could not answer the bell to start the season, and now even more so with Brandon McCarthy and Ryu lost for the year.
The Dodgers initially used a minor-...
| May 23, 2015
| 10:37 PM
The Dodgers started the season with Yasmani Grandal at catcher, Yasiel Puig in right field, Carl Crawford in left field, Juan Uribe at third base and Brandon McCarthy and Hyun-Jin Ryu in the starting rotation.
They are six regulars down, and rolling,...
| May 17, 2015
| 6:27 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — To Avisail Garcia, playing in O.co Coliseum over the weekend felt a little bit like playing in Venezuela.
Noisy Athletics fans played drums and horns and waved flags throughout the game in a unique major-league atmosphere....
| May 14, 2015
| 3:34 PM
All games on WSCR-AM 670.
Season series: White Sox 4-3 in 2014.
Friday: 9:05 p.m., CSN.
LH Carlos Rodon (1-0, 2.92) vs. RH Jesse Hahn (1-3, 4.73).
Saturday: 8:05 p.m., WGN-9.
LH John Danks (1-3, 5.12) vs. RH Jesse Chavez (1-3, 2.56).
| May 10, 2015
| 1:57 PM
TORONTO (AP) — Mike Napoli hit a three-run homer, Pablo Sandoval added a two-run shot and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Clay Buchholz (2-4) allowed three runs in 6 1-3 innings for his...