Masahiro Tanaka tamed the highest-scoring team in the majors and the New York Yankees stopped a four-game skid, beating Oakland 2-1 Thursday and ending the Athletics’ five-game winning streak.
The San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s have been getting it done on the field for weeks, and it appears the odds makers in Las Vegas have finally taken note.
Yoenis Cespedes homered twice, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics overcame a four-run deficit to beat the skidding New York Yankees 7-4 Wednesday night for their fifth straight victory.
A’s owner Lew Wolff appeared on Bloomberg TV Wednesday and said he expects the team to hammer out a lease extension in Oakland over the next few weeks.
The calendar is about to flip to June and the Giants are sporting the best record and largest divisional lead in Major League Baseball. Those of us used to taking the playoff hunt down to the wire are asking, how long can they keep this up?
The U.S. men’s national soccer team will play an exhibition match Tuesday evening in San Francisco’s Candlestick Park as part of a send-off series before heading to the World Cup in Brazil.
Brandon Moss hit a solo homer for Oakland’s only hit and the Athletics took advantage of the sloppy Tampa Bay Rays for a 3-2 victory Wednesday night.
Drew Pomeranz won his third consecutive start since moving from the bullpen into the rotation, Coco Crisp drove in two runs before departing with an injury, and the surging Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Kazmir’s teammates overcame his ejection in the second inning by home plate umpire Jerry Layne and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 6-2 on Saturday night.