If Liam Hendriks sticks in the Majors, he could be a role model for hundreds of up-and-coming players trying to make it from down under.
Coco Crisp homered, hit an RBI double and scored three runs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 on Wednesday for their second straight winning series.
The Oakland A’s beat the Minnesota Twins 9-4 on Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep.
Chris Carter and Yoenis Cespedes each homered and drove in three runs, powering the Oakland Athletics past the Minnesota Twins 9-3 on Saturday night.
A .500 record at the All-Star break has the Oakland Athletics feeling confident heading into the rest of the season.
Outfielder Josh Willingham and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $21 million, three-year contract.
Coco Crisp keyed Oakland’s offense with two hits and three stolen bases, leading Brandon McCarthy and the Athletics past the Minnesota Twins 7-3 Sunday.
Scott Sizemore hit a three-run double in the fifth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 8-3 on Saturday night.
Tim Lincecum struck out 12 in seven superb innings, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Thursday.
John Madden said his family wanted to change the channel when they saw the 8-0 deficit in the first inning of Tuesday’s Giants game. The former coach’s perspective was “hey, that’s interesting too.”