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Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers is congrtaulated by Elvis Andrus at Minute Maid Park on August 10, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

6 Times Elvis Andrus And Adrian Beltre Proved They’re Best Friends

If you didn’t know by now, Texas Rangers’ Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre are pretty tight. From their back-and-forth banter to fooling each other on the field, there’s no pair more fun to watch. Need proof?

08/26/2014

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics, left, high fives Eric Sogard #28 afte the final out against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on August 25, 2014 in Houston. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Samardzija Snaps Skid, A’s Defeat Astros

Jeff Samardzija pitched eight solid innings and Josh Donaldson drove in three runs to lead the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 8-2 Monday night.

08/25/2014

Manny Pacquiao & Chris Algieri (credit: DALE de la REY/AFP/Getty Images)

Pacquiao, Algieri To Visit AT&T Park On Boxing Media Tour

The welterweight champs are on a tour across the U.S. to promote their title fight in November.

08/25/2014

Sam Fuld #23 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the bottom of the six inning at O.co Coliseum on August 22, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gray Ends Losing Skid, A’s Beat Angels To Begin Crucial AL West Series

Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals.

08/22/2014

Giants v Nationals

Giants Romp, Snap Nationals’ 10-Game Win Streak

The Washington Nationals’ winning streak ended at a team record-tying 10 games Friday night when rookie Joe Panik hit his first major league home run and sent the San Francisco Giants to a 10-3 romp.

08/22/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Had Smaller Grounds Crew In ‘TarpGate’ Game Vs. Giants, May Have Tried To Skirt Obamacare

The Chicago Cubs had fewer grounds crew members during Tuesday night’s so-called “Tarp Gate” game against the San Francisco Giants. A newspaper reported that the team recently reorganized staffing to possibly skirt insurance requirements under Obamacare.

08/22/2014

Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants follows through on an RBI single scoring Adam Duvall during the sixth inning of a resumed game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

After Winning ‘Tarpgate’ Protest, Giants Lose To Cubs In Suspended Game

After two days, the first upheld protest in nearly 30 years and another rain storm, the Chicago Cubs finally completed a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in a suspended game on Thursday night.

08/21/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

08/21/2014

Denver Broncos v San Francisco 49ers

Daily Madden: Pro Leagues Pay Close Attention To The Surface Where The Game Is Actually Played

The Giants’ protest over Tuesday’s fiasco with the tarp was upheld, even as the 49ers moved practice from Levi’s Stadium because of divots on the new turf.

08/21/2014

Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Andrew Susac (L) and Michael Morse #38 after scoring against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on August 20, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Giants Come Out Swinging, Defeat Cubs After TarpGate Protest Upheld

Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.

08/20/2014

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