Coming off their first loss in six games, the Oakland Athletics may be feeling good about their chances of getting back on track against the Houston Astros.
The Oakland Athletics’ bats had seemingly gone dormant in their last series before busting out in a big way in the series opener against the Houston Astros.
Jed Lowrie is a big reason the Oakland Athletics have already swept a three-game series from the Houston Astros this season.
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.