Brett Anderson struck out 10 more Houston batters and the Oakland A’s backed him with three home runs for a 9-3 win Sunday and a three-game sweep of the Astros.
Bartolo Colon was sharp in his return from a drug suspension and Coco Crisp, Jed Lowrie and Seth Smith homered to lead the Athletics to a 6-3 victory over the Astros on Saturday night.
In danger of being shut out in three straight games for the first time in almost 28 years, the Astros look to avoid a third consecutive loss while trying to prevent the visiting A’s from winning their third in a row Friday evening.
The Oakland Athletics have traded lefty Travis Blackley to the Houston Astros for minor league outfielder Jake Goebbert.
Rutgers University has fired basketball coach Mike Rice after video surfaced showing him physically and verbally abusing his players.
The A’s are taking another risk on a minor league first baseman. This year, it is Nate Freiman who is getting his chance after the A’s claimed him off waivers.
The San Francisco Giants’ homestand didn’t end well, but they still hit the road with the NL West lead. Facing two of the worst teams in the major leagues during their trip could help the Giants keep that spot.
uster Posey had three hits and two RBIs to back Matt Cain, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Houston Astros 3-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep
Hector Sanchez singled in Pablo Sandoval in the bottom of the 12th inning, giving the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
After limping into the break, the Giants hope to get their season back on track beginning in Friday night’s second-half opener against the lowly Houston Astros.