Kansas City Royals
There’s a new age of offensive catchers coming up through the ranks of the big leagues, and Salvador Perez is part of that movement.
Eric Hosmer went 3 for 3 with a home run and two doubles, Mike Moustakas hit a two-run shot and Kansas City beat a San Francisco Giants split squad 9-5 on Saturday.
If the A’s win their last game of the season against the Texas Rangers at the Coliseum Wednesday afternoon, they’ll be the champions of the AL West.
Vin Mazzaro pitched six stellar innings and the Kansas City Royals beat punchless Oakland 2-0 Sunday, handing the Athletics their third shutout in four games.
Josh Reddick and Adam Rosales each drove in a pair of runs, and the Athletics took advantage of three errors by Kansas City on their way to a 9-3 victory in a Saturday matinee.
Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes went hitless in his second game of the spring for the Oakland Athletics, who overcame Eric Hosmer’s homer, double and four RBIs to beat the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.
A person familiar with the agreement tells The Associated Press that outfielder Melky Cabrera and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $6 million, one-year contract and avoided salary arbitration.
Guillermo Moscoso held Kansas City hitless until rookie Salvador Perez singled with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Royals 7-0 Wednesday.
Eric Hosmer and Jeff Francoeur hit back-to-back home runs in the second inning, Danny Duffy won for the first time in more than a month and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 7-4 on Tuesday.
Kevin Kouzmanoff and Kurt Suzuki each homered for the Oakland Athletics 5-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.