Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has been suspended for five games and fined for throwing his bat toward A’s third baseman Alberto Callaspo during Sunday’s game in Baltimore.
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.
The Giants are riding high after a weekend sweep of the New York Mets. It’s their best start since the 1962 season and the fans are thrilled.
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.
Jed Lowrie homered and drove in two runs against Oakland nemesis Jered Weaver and the Athletics completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with a 6-3 victory on Sunday.
Josh Donaldson hit a game-ending three-run homer off Joe Nathan with one out in the ninth and Scott Kazmir pitched his first complete game in nearly eight years to help the Oakland Athletics rally for a 3-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.
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.
Athletics manager Bob Melvin issued a pregame message to his slumping team to grind out at-bats rather look for home runs.