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Josh Reddick

Carter Leads Astros’ Homer-Happy Win Over A’s

Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as the Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the A’s on Monday night.

07/28/2014

Jake Peavy

Giants Bolster Rotation By Acquiring Jake Peavy From Boston

The Giants boosted their rotation for the stretch run by acquiring right-hander Jake Peavy from the Boston Red Sox on Saturday for a pair of minor league pitchers.

07/26/2014

Giants v. Dodgers

Puig, Dodgers Go Triple-Crazy, Beat Giants 8-1

Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with 3 triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 Friday night.

07/25/2014

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Rangers Use Record 31st Pitcher, Beat A’s 4-1

Jerome Williams pitched 6 solid innings in an unlikely start and Feliz got his first save in three seasons for the Rangers in a 4-1 victory over AL West-leading Oakland on Friday night.

07/25/2014

Tim Lincecum

Lincecum Wild Pitch Gives Marlins 3-2 Edge Over Giants

NL hits leader Casey McGehee homered for the 2nd time this season, and the Marlins took the lead for good on a wild pitch by Tim Lincecum in the 7th inning to beat the Giants 3-2 Sunday.

07/20/2014

Orioles v Athletics

Donaldson’s Home Run In 9th Rallies A’s Past O’s, 5-4

Josh Donaldson hit a 3-run homer in the bottom of the 9th inning, sending the Oakland A’s to a stunning 5-4 comeback victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.

07/18/2014

National League All-Star Melky Cabrera of the San Francisco Giants holds up the Ted Williams Most Valuable Player Award in Kansas City, Missouri. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

5 Reasons We Should Quit It With The All-Star Game

For years, people have been pointing out that nobody bothers to play defense in the NBA’s All-Star Game, and a shocking number of NFL greats get “hurt” right before the Pro Bowl (where they play even less defense). But is the baseball showcase of stars all that much better? It may be harder to tell from the final score, but the

07/14/2014

San Francisco Giants Fans (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

San Francisco Giants May Ban ‘Culturally Insensitive’ Attire At AT&T Park

The San Francisco Giants organization is in the final steps of adopting a policy to ban fans from wearing “culturally-insensitive” attire at AT&T Park.

07/09/2014

Craig Gentry #3 of the Oakland Athletics steals second base, beating the throw to Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 7, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: A’s, Giants Appear Headed In Different Directions

“The A’s looked a lot fresher,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “They looked quicker, they looked like they’re into it.”

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Jed Lowrie #8 and Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after scoring in the bottom of the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at O.co Coliseum on July 7, 2014 in Oakland. Lowrie and Donaldson scored on a two-run rbi double hit by Alberto Callaspo #7. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

City Councilman: ‘We’re Very Close To The A’s Leaving Oakland’

Oakland City Councilman Noel Gallo says his city is close to losing the A’s because the government officials are undecided about agreeing to a 10-year lease deal proposed by the organization.

07/08/2014

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