With Seven Weeks Left, Make Sure Your Fantasy Team Is On Proper PaceEvery fantasy league has different rules, but most people play in standard Rotisserie leagues that feature limits on both games played by hitters and games started by pitchers—or some variation along those lines. You want to make sure your team isn't going to go over those limits too soon!
Former A’s Pitcher Jeff Samardzija - ‘No Chance’ To $7,500 A Month Rent In San FranciscoAfter being traded to the Oakland A's last year, Samardzija stayed in hotels, rather than renting a spot in the Bay Area.
Athletics Score 6 Runs In 1st, Beat Angels To Keep Wild Card LeadJeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings and received some rare run support to snap a four-start winless stretch, and the Oakland Athletics kept hold of the top AL wild-card spot by beating the AL West champion Los Angeles Angels 8-4 Monday night.
A's Lose To Rangers After Doolittle Blows Save, Angels Win AL WestSean Doolittle allowed a three-run homer to J.P. Arencibia during a six-run ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics lost 6-1 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Wednesday night.
Bullpen Struggles Again, A's Fall To White SoxThe Athletics were in line for the win after Jeff Samardzija threw seven scoreless innings, and Adam Dunn singled in a run against his former team. Instead, they lost for the 10th time in 13 games because the bullpen failed again to protect a lead.
Slumping A's Lose To Astros, Drop 6 Games Back In AL WestChris Carter hit his 36th homer and drove in three runs against his former team to help the Houston Astros beat the slumping Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Friday night.
Samardzija Snaps Skid, A’s Defeat AstrosJeff Samardzija pitched eight solid innings and Josh Donaldson drove in three runs to lead the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 8-2 Monday night.
Samardzija Struggles, A’s Lose To MetsLucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak.
Derek Norris Singles In 10th, A's Defeat RaysDerek Norris singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night.
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King Felix Outpitches Samardzija, A’s Fall To MarinersFelix Hernandez outpitched Jeff Samardzija, Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead double and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Friday night.
American League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the American League's mid-season team MVPs.