Brandon 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.
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.
Michael Choice singled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Tuesday night.
A week into the Major League Baseball season, it’s already clear that the new replay rules need some work.
Coco Crisp homered leading off the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
But the Bay Area his home to a lot of reliable talent that should go in the middle rounds, and could be snapped up inexcusably early if you are playing in a league full of homer Giants and A’s fans. So who should you target if you miss out on Buster Pose, Hunter Pence, Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain, Josh Donaldson or Yoenis Cespedes? There are several intriguing players worth taking a late round pick on in standard leagues.
Coco Crisp makes the Oakland Athletics go from the top of the order, and figures to be doing so again in 2014.
Sean Doolittle lost the lead and gave up two runs in the seventh inning, Ryan Cook and Brett Anderson yielded three more in the eighth, and the Tigers rallied for an 8-6 win to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series.
Bartolo Colon outpitched Felix Hernandez to reach 18 wins for the fifth time in his career, Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-2 Friday night in the start of Eric Wedge’s final weekend as Mariners manager.
Coco Crisp hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics lowered their magic number to clinch the AL West to four with a back-and-forth 8-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.