Posey, Bryant Lead Giants Past Padres, Increase NL West Lead To 2 GamesKris Bryant hit a bases-clearing double, Buster Posey had four hits and scored three times, and reliever Camilo Doval got San Francisco out of a big jam as the Giants beat the free-falling San Diego Padres 8-6 Wednesday night to take a two-game lead in the NL West.
A's Drop 3rd In A Row To Mariners, Lose Ground In Race For Second AL Wild CardSeattle topped the A's for the third day in row to pull within 2 1/2 games of the Yankees for the second AL wild card. Oakland fell 3 1/2 back of New York.
Giants Lose To Padres, 9-Game Win Streak SnappedFernando Tatis Jr. matched his career high with four hits, Jurickson Profar homered and the San Diego Padres snapped a five-game skid, holding off San Francisco 9-6 Wednesday night.
A's Hold Off Royals To Snap 3-Game Skid, Keep Pace In AL Wild Card RaceMatt Olson hit a two-run homer, Josh Harrison drove in three runs and Elvis Andrus had four hits as the Oakland Athletics held on through a nervy ninth inning to beat the Kansas City Royals 12-10 on Wednesday night.
Kris Bryant Cheered In Return To Wrigley, Giants Beat Cubs To Win 5th StraightKris Bryant drew a pair of standing ovations in his return to Wrigley Field, then Evan Longoria and Brandon Belt homered in the seventh inning to send the San Francisco Giants over the Chicago Cubs.
Manaea Strikes Out 9, A's Defeat White Sox In FinaleSean Manaea struck out nine in seven dominant innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Thursday.
Chapman, Montas Send A's Past White Sox, Snap 4-Game SkidMatt Chapman homered early, Frankie Montas won his third straight start and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
UPDATE: Concessions Workers Won't Strike at Oracle Park for Giants-Dodgers Game SundayQuestions on whether or not concession workers at Oracle Park would strike for Sunday's Giants game against the Dodgers have been put to rest following a statement from union president Anand Singh.
Giants Avoid Sweep Vs. Brewers; Tied For 1st In NL West Ahead Of Dodgers ShowdownThairo Estrada hit a three-run homer during San Francisco's four-run eighth inning, and the Giants beat the Brewers 5-1 on Thursday to avoid a four-game sweep.
Lowrie, Canha Help A's Start Fast To Beat TigersJed Lowrie hit a three-run homer in the first inning for the first of Oakland's eight two-out runs against Matt Manning in the Athletics' 8-6 victory over the Tigers on Thursday.
Giants Out Of 1st Place In NL West After Loss To BrewersThe Milwaukee Brewers knocked the San Francisco Giants out of the top spot in the National League for the first time in more than three months with a 5-2 win Wednesday night.
Cabrera, Tigers Snap A's 3-Game Win StreakMiguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, No. 502 of his career, and drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the seventh inning as the Detroit Tigers snapped a four-game skid with an 8-6 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
Slugger Khris Davis Returns To A's For Stretch RunIn a whirlwind year of change and frustration, slugger Khris Davis is back in a familiar place and uniform chasing something in September.
Giants Turn 5 Double Plays, Escape Bases Loaded Jam In 9th To Beat MetsJake McGee induced a game-ending popup from Pete Alonso with the bases loaded, and the San Francisco Giants turned five double plays to beat the freefalling New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday night.
A's Swept By Mariners In Two-Game Series, Drop 4th StraightThe Seattle Mariners swept a quick two-game series against the Oakland Athletics with a 5-1 win Tuesday.