Adam Dunn is in a pennant race at last, and what an impression he made on his new team as the September stretch run began.
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.