The Kansas City Royals won their eighth straight game and took over the AL Central lead Monday night when Yordano Ventura outdueled Sonny Gray during a 3-2 win over Oakland Athletics.
Leave it to a pair of former Oakland Athletics to end one of the worst skids the Minnesota Twins have ever had against another club.
Sonny Gray limited the Seattle Mariners to just six hits and one unearned run and the Oakland Athletics earned a 4-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
Rajai Davis hit his third career grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, giving the Detroit Tigers a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run double, slumping Brandon Moss had a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics jumped all over an ineffective Zack Wheeler in an 8-5 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.
Derek Norris and Coco Crisp hit early three-run homers to back a strong start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 10-5 on Sunday.
Mike Trout drove in a run with a double that originally was ruled a homer, Garrett Richards pitched seven strong innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 Monday night in the opener of a series between the top two teams in the AL West.
Josh Donaldson homered and doubled twice to back another solid start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.
With several rule changes under consideration in MLB, two interesting prospects include expanding replay reviews in the game, and allowing the NL to exercise a DH option. If one were forced to choose either of these options, which would be best?
Brendan Ryan hit a two-run homer, Justin Smoak added a solo shot and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Sunday.