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Eric Stults pitched 7 strong innings and Alexi Amarista homered to lead the Padres to a 2-0 win over the Giants on Friday.
San Jose Officials Remain Hopeful For Oakland A’s Move To South Bay, Despite Lease Extension Agreement
City leaders said their chances of landing the A’s still comes down to a federal appeals court hearing next month.
A 10-year lease extension for the A’s at the Oakland Coliseum was approved Thursday by stadium officials, after contentious negotiations that raised the possibility the team might quickly depart from Oakland without a deal.
A’s owner Lew Wolff sent an e-mail to Oakland and Alameda County leaders Wednesday night indicating Major League Baseball has given him permission to relocate the team if a 10-year lease deal at the Coliseum is rejected.
Homer Bailey made a strong bid for yet another no-hitter, shutting down San Francisco until Buster Posey’s two-out single in the 7th inning, pitching the Reds past the Giants 4-0 Sunday.
The Oakland A’s beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep.
Zack Cozart drove in two runs with a tiebreaking single and the surging Reds scored five times with two outs in the 11th inning to beat the Giants 7-3 Saturday night.
Billy Hamilton and Jay Bruce drove in two runs apiece to lead the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-2 win over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.
Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run in the 9th inning on a replay reversal, and the Oakland A’s bounced back after blowing a 4-run lead to beat the Marlins 9-5 on Friday night.
Coco Crisp drove in Kyle Blanks with a two-out single in the 8th inning and the A’s beat the Red Sox 4-3 on Friday night.