A man attending a Texas Rangers game with his young son died after falling out of the stands and about 20 feet to the ground while trying to catch a baseball tossed his way Thursday night.
Conor Jackson and Scott Sizemore each hit a two-run homer and All-Star Gio Gonzalez struck out seven to lead the Oakland Athletics past the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 Sunday.
Brad Ziegler hit Justin Turner with a pitch with two outs in the 13th inning to force in the winning run and the New York Mets ended the Oakland Athletics’ six-game winning streak.
A’s starter Brett Anderson allowed four runs and six hits in 4 2-3 innings with five strikeouts and four walks in Tuesday night’s loss to the Rangers.
A’s starter Brandon McCarthy (1-2) surrendered seven runs and 14 hits over 5 1-3 innings in his fifth start, in Oakland’s 8-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
For the second straight start, Oakland pitcher Gio Gonzalez didn’t allow a run. This time, the Athletics’ left-hander didn’t have anything to show for it.
Yunel Escobar hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
Conor Jackson hit a game-ending double to cap a three-run ninth inning as the Oakland Athletics overcame home runs by Alfonso Soriano, Geovany Soto and Reed Johnson for a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
The Oakland Athletics agreed to one-year contracts Tuesday with outfielders Josh Willingham and Conor Jackson, starting pitcher Dallas Braden and third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff.