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Sam Fuld #23 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the bottom of the six inning at O.co Coliseum on August 22, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gray Ends Losing Skid, A’s Beat Angels To Begin Crucial AL West Series

Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals.

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Giants v Nationals

Giants Romp, Snap Nationals’ 10-Game Win Streak

The Washington Nationals’ winning streak ended at a team record-tying 10 games Friday night when rookie Joe Panik hit his first major league home run and sent the San Francisco Giants to a 10-3 romp.

11 hours ago

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Had Smaller Grounds Crew In ‘TarpGate’ Game Vs. Giants, May Have Tried To Skirt Obamacare

The Chicago Cubs had fewer grounds crew members during Tuesday night’s so-called “Tarp Gate” game against the San Francisco Giants. A newspaper reported that the team recently reorganized staffing to possibly skirt insurance requirements under Obamacare.

12 hours ago

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6 Great MLB Celebrations Involving Gatorade

No celebration is complete without a Gatorade shower.

19 hours ago

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5 Fantastic Plays By A Ballgirl

An ode to the girls who who protect and serve the foul ball line spectators.

21 hours ago

CHICAGO, IL - AUGUST 21: Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants hits an RBI single scoring Angel Pagan during the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Posey Goes 4 For 4 To Lift Giants Over Cubs

Buster Posey went 4 for 4 with his 14th homer, leading Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants to a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday night.

08/21/2014

Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants follows through on an RBI single scoring Adam Duvall during the sixth inning of a resumed game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

After Winning ‘Tarpgate’ Protest, Giants Lose To Cubs In Suspended Game

After two days, the first upheld protest in nearly 30 years and another rain storm, the Chicago Cubs finally completed a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in a suspended game on Thursday night.

08/21/2014

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

08/21/2014

Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Andrew Susac (L) and Michael Morse #38 after scoring against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on August 20, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Giants Come Out Swinging, Defeat Cubs After TarpGate Protest Upheld

Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.

08/20/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 20: Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Oakland Athletics waits with the infielders for manager Bob Melvin to take him out of the game in the inning of their game against the New York Mets at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Samardzija Struggles, A’s Lose To Mets

Lucas 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.

08/20/2014

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