With Seven Weeks Left, Make Sure Your Fantasy Team Is On Proper PaceEvery fantasy league has different rules, but most people play in standard Rotisserie leagues that feature limits on both games played by hitters and games started by pitchers—or some variation along those lines. You want to make sure your team isn't going to go over those limits too soon!
Once MLB Trade Deadline Dust Settles, Your Fantasy Roster May Need Some TweaksIt happens every year: A solid productive player on your fantasy baseball roster gets traded to a team that just plans on using him as a backup. If you're lucky, one of your backups is the benefit of such a trade, too. However, every fantasy owner needs to make adjustments after July 31 to make sure their rosters are still competitive and productive. If not, it's a slow crawl to the end of September and sixth place in your league.
Late Runs Not Enough, A’s Lose To MarinersJames Paxton pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Seattle Mariners held off a late rally by Oakland for a 6-5 win Tuesday night, handing the Athletics their fifth loss in six games.
A’s Unable To Hold Off Angels, File Protest Over Controversial CallHowie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call.
Six-Run Rally Lifts A's Over AstrosBrandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning.
Moss Reaches Another Milestone As Athletics Win 13-1 Over AstrosA warm day helped Brandon Moss reach another milestone and it helped Jeff Samardzija enjoy even more run support.
Daily Madden: All-Star Selections Honor The A'sSix players from the Oakland A's have been selected for the All-Star game, the most since 1975.
A’s Lead Major League Baseball With 6 All-Star Selections, Giants Earn 2 The team with baseball's best record also boasts the most All-Star selections for next week's midsummer classic. The Oakland A's will send six of their starters to the game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.
Moss Hits Tiebreaking RBI Double To Lift A's Over RangersBrandon Moss hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the fifth inning and Sonny Gray pitched Oakland over the Texas Rangers 4-2 Wednesday, giving the Athletics the best record in the majors.
Moss Hits Grand Slam In A's 11-1 Drubbing Of O'sBrandon Moss hit a grand slam and Scott Kazmir threw 7 scoreless innings as the A's beat the Orioles 11-1 Sunday in a game that featured another bench-clearing confrontation between the teams.
Moss, Donaldson Power A’s To Win Over AngelsBrandon Moss hit a grand slam in the first inning, Josh Donaldson had two home runs and four RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-5 on Friday night.
Kazmir's Error Proves Costly, A’s Lose To Blue JaysLiam Hendriks won his season debut, Steve Tolleson hit a two-run home run and the Toronto Blue Jays were victorious for the ninth time in 11 games with a 3-2 defeat of the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.