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Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels celebrates his homerun with Albert Pujols #5 for a 4-0 lead over the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 19, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Harry How/Getty Images)

A’s Surrender 3 Homers In 4-1 Loss To Angels

Albert Pujols, Erick Aybar and Mike Trout each homered, Jered Weaver extended his scoreless-innings streak against Oakland to 24 2-3, and the Los Angeles Angels came out of the All-Star break with a 4-1 victory over the Athletics on Friday night.


OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 30: Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics hits a walk off two run home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the nineteenth inning at Coliseum on April 30, 2013 in Oakland, California. The Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 10-8 in 19 innings. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Survive Over Angels In Longest Game Played In Oakland, 10-8

Brandon Moss and the Oakland Athletics played 6 ½ hours of baseball before walking off with one tiring win.


Josh Reddick (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Reddick Hits 3-Run Homer Off Weaver; A’s, Angels Tie 13-13

Josh Reddick hit a three-run homer off Jered Weaver in the first inning, Luke Montz and Yoenis Cespedes each had two-run drives in the second off the Angels’ ace and an Oakland Athletics split squad blew a big lead before rallying for a 13-13 tie with Los Angeles on Saturday.


Ryan Vogelsong #32 of the San Francisco Giants high-fives his teammates in the dugout. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Vogelsong, Sandoval Lead Giants Past Angels 4-1

Ryan Vogelsong pitched two scoreless innings, Pablo Sandoval lumbered home on Jackson Williams’ double, and the Giants opened Cactus League play with a 4-1 victory over a Los Angeles Angels split squad Saturday.


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A’s Open Critical 4-Game Series In Anaheim

The Oakland Athletics’ only blemishes during their recent run have come at the hands of the Los Angeles Angels, who are making a push for the postseason with a hot stretch of their own.


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MLB Roundup: American League West

The season to date, in the AL West, is best summed up by one word: fireworks.


A Kmart store layaway associate retrieves a package. (Yvonne Hemsey/Getty Images)

Bay Area Secret Santas Pay Off Layaway Accounts

The spirit of giving is spreading to Bay Area Kmart stores as hundreds of “secret Santas” have been helping to pay down customers’ layaway accounts in time for Christmas.


Shortstop Erik Sogard #36 of the Oakland Athletics takes the throw before tagging out Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on a stolen base attempt in the eighth inning on September 24, 2011 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Angels Beat A’s 4-2

Jerome Williams won his fourth straight decision since joining the Angels last month, and Torii Hunter homered and drove in three runs Saturday night in a 4-2 victory over Oakland that kept Los Angeles’ flickering AL wild card hopes alive.