| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:35 PM
There was a sense of urgency in the Angels clubhouse Friday that didn't seem to exist in April, May, June and early July. Coming out of the All-Star break with an 11-game deficit and division-leading Oakland in town may have been just the jolt the club...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 7:33 PM
OAKLAND -- Center fielder Mike Trout was blinded by the light Sunday, losing two fly balls in the sun that dropped for run-scoring hits in the Oakland Athletics' 10-6 come-from-behind victory over the Angels in the Oakland Coliseum.
"Those are things...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Given the rallies and momentum swings in the Orioles' series opener against the Oakland Athletics on Friday night, it became a game the Orioles needed to win to not only gain ground in the playoff chase but also boost the team's psyche.
| May 9, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Here's something you might not know about the infamous Angel Hernandez game: The A's had a great chance to win the game even after Hernandez and his fellow umpires twice blew the call on what would have been a game-tying home run.
Chris Perez, the...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
OAKLAND -- C.J. Wilson survived a rocky start, Howie Kendrick, Mike Trout and Mark Trumbo each hit solo home runs, and Ernesto Frieri came through with a five-out, 35-pitch save Wednesday, as the Angels snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 9:59 PM
It took 11 days over two continents a half-world apart, but the Mariners found their offense against the A's this weekend, with an 8-7 victory Saturday that completed a two-game series sweep.
Felix Hernandez was the beneficiary of the latest Mariners...
| Oct 7, 2012
DETROIT — On the American League side of October, the handwriting is already on the wall.
This sets up to be a playoff showcase for home run hitters and Justin Verlander.
The Tigers' dominator is in a group of five guys who seem likely to be...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:54 PM
The Oakland A's forced a Game 5 in the American League Divisional Series, topping the Detroit Tigers 4-3 in game four on Wednesday at Oakland Coliseum.
It seemed like the Tigers would be advancing to their second straight ALCS and have a rested Justin...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter half-joked recently about how the Orioles never seem to get much publicity on ESPN's Web Gems.
But through the first five innings of a scoreless game against the Athletics here at Camden Yards, the producers of Baseball...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:11 PM
As Wilson Betemit rounded third, he flung his batting helmet in the air and charged headfirst into the mob awaiting him at home plate.
A remarkable comeback struck quickly -- the stadium siren blaring and the seating bowl fervent -- with the Orioles,...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Just another day at Camden Yards, right? Another ho-hum, garden-variety 5-2 win Sunday, this time over the Oakland Athletics? OK, maybe not.
Say what you will about this team and where it'll end up at season's end. But right now, you can't deny this: The...