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.
Derek Norris hit a home run and drove in five runs, Stephen Vogt was 3 for 3 and drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics held off the Texas Rangers for an 10-6 victory on Tuesday night.
Derek Norris and Coco Crisp hit early three-run homers to back a strong start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 10-5 on Sunday.
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Derek Norris hit a pair of three-run home runs to back Scott Kazmir’s fifth win and the Oakland Athletics beat the Washington Nationals 9-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.
Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Oakland Athletics bounced back from another blown save by new closer Jim Johnson to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Wednesday.
Dan Straily worked four promising innings, Derek Norris and Michael Taylor homered and the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals played to a 9-9 tie in nine innings Friday.
Derek Norris hit a tying, two-run, homer in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics scored on a wild pitch in the ninth to beat the split-squad San Francisco Giants 7-6 on Friday.
C.J. Wilson pitched seven innings of four-hit ball for his career-best 17th win, and the Los Angeles Angels became the first team in nearly four months to beat Jarrod Parker in a 12-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Jay Bruce homered and made a run-saving catch on the warning track, and Mat Latos pitched into the eighth inning against Oakland’s slumping lineup on Tuesday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-1 victory over the Athletics.