Both the Giants and A’s will be on the road this week hoping to extend the 2014 postseason beyond a single game, but Las Vegas bookies say the Giants actually have a better shot at advancing than the boys from Oakland.
Sonny Gray threw a 6-hitter to win for the first time in 5 September starts and the A’s beat the Rangers 4-0 Sunday to clinch the American League’s second wild card.
The San Francisco Giants have clinched a berth in the Wild Card playoff game as a result of the Milwaukee Brewers loss Thursday against the Cincinnati Reds.
The NFL’s wild-card weekend drew huge television audiences.
The Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers fought battle down to the wire on Sunday, but the Niners were able to eke out the win. Here’s how the Packers fared in their final game of the season.
Although they have plenty of internal things to shore up before the take the field on January 12th, the 49ers will have a close eye on the two NFC match-ups this weekend. No team presents an easy match up moving forward, but it would benefit the 49ers for the Redskins and Vikings to emerge victorious.
Baseball fans are buzzing at the Oakland Coliseum over a prospect that most, back in April, thought was a highly unlikely scenario for the Athletics: true, the team has yet to clinch a spot in the playoffs, but the players were clearly on a roll and still had 16 regular season games to go.
Jered Weaver pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, Torii Hunter homered and added an RBI single in a six-run seventh, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 6-0 on Thursday to avoid a four-game sweep.
The Oakland Athletics’ only blemishes during their recent run have come at the hands of the Los Angeles Angels, who are making a push for the postseason with a hot stretch of their own.
The Oakland Athletics are only 1.5 games back from a wild-card spot, but a few of their “superstars” are going to have to amp up their play if the A’s are going to make playoffs.