Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels completed a masterful four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday.
The Angels (76-50) own a two-game edge over Oakland (74-52) and have won eight of nine after their first four-game sweep in Boston since 1962. Los Angeles’ pitchers own a 2.70 ERA over the last nine games and Matt Shoemaker held the Red Sox hitless for 6 2-3 of his 7 2-3 innings in Thursday’s 2-0 victory.
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ATLANTA (CBS/AP) — The Braves are trying to use a visit from Oakland, who came to Atlanta with the majors’ best record, to prove they shouldn’t be dismissed in the NL playoff hunt. Chris Johnson […]
A nude man ran onto the field in the sixth inning of the Oakland Athletics-Atlanta Braves game, briefly interrupting play on Saturday night.
The Royals took the season series, winning five of seven against the Athletics, who have the best record in the majors.
A three judge panel was set to hear arguments in the case Tuesday. At issue is whether the A’s should be allowed to relocate to a new ballpark in downtown San Jose despite opposition from league officials because the San Francisco Giants hold a territorial claim on Santa Clara County. League commissioner Bud Selig, who assigned a special committee to study the issue in March of 2009, has yet to issue a decision.
What was supposed to be an interview between recently-returned Oakland Athletic Jonny Gomes and the hosts of the MLB network show Intentional Talk turned into a showcase for the mimicking genius of catcher Stephen Vogt.
The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Joint Powers Authority today finalized its approval of an agreement to extend the Oakland A’s lease at the O.co Coliseum for the next decade.
An opossum ran onto the field in the 10th inning during the A’s- Rays game. A short time later, Derek Norris hit a single to give the A’s a walk-off win.