JULY 26: Jonny Gomes #31 of the Oakland Athletics tosses his helmet after striking out during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays July 26, 2012 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Brad White/Getty Images)

A’s Set American League Record For Strikeouts

As the Oakland Athletics’ designated hitter Chris Carter stepped up to the plate against Texas Rangers pitcher Roy Oswalt Wednesday night, he had no idea he would be making history for his own franchise.


Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Oakland Athletics. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Strikes Out 5 In 3 Innings, A’s Win

Gio Gonzalez struck out five in three hitless innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 Sunday in a split-squad game for both teams.

CBS San Francisco–03/07/2011