Boston Faces World Series Adversity For First Time Since 1986The Boston Red Sox had not lost in the World Series since Game Seven of the 1986 World Series, after sweeping in both 2004 and 2007.
The Walkoff: Red Sox Lefty Bats, Key Double Plays Lead Way To 7-4 Win Over RaysThe Red Sox beat the Rays 7-4 in Game 2 of the ALDS, and will have a chance to clinch the series Monday night in Tampa.
A’s Send Pitchers Cahill, Breslow, Cash To D-BacksThe NL West champion D-backs added a front-line starter Friday and boosted their bullpen, acquiring pitchers Trevor Cahill, Craig Breslow and cash from the Oakland Athletics.
A’s Road Winning Streak Snapped By Blue JaysThe Athletics were seeking their fourth consecutive win, all coming on the road. But they instead dropped to 6-11 in their last 17 games in Toronto, dating to 2009.
A's Bullpen Melts Down In Loss To RaysConor Jackson had a two-run home run in the first inning when the A’s hit for the cycle with four consecutive batters, but Oakland’s bullpen imploded and wasted a solid outing by starter Rich Harden.
Anderson Sharp, But Indians Rally Past A’s In 12 InningsJack Hannahan and Lou Marson had RBI singles in the 12th inning, lifting the Cleveland Indians to a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday.
Reliever Breslow, A's Agree On 1-Year, $1.4 Million DealLeft-handed reliever Craig Breslow and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $1.4 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.