Walks, Errors, 'Cheap Runs' Haunt Giants In 6-3 Loss To PiratesFelipe Vázquez earned his 27th save two days after punching Kyle Crick in the clubhouse as the Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Wednesday night.
Murphy, Semien HR; Luzardo Sharp In Debut As A's Beat AstrosSean Murphy and Marcus Semien homered, hyped pitching prospect Jesús Luzardo looked sharp in his major league debut, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 5-3 Wednesday night.
A's Bounce Back To Pound Astros, Hit 6 HRs In 21-7 RompMatt Olson and Sean Murphy both homered twice, and the Oakland Athletics tagged Wade Miley for seven runs in the first inning and scored a season high in a 21-7 rout of the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Dodgers Beat Giants 5-0 As Offense Fails Against MaedaCorey Seager and Matt Beaty homered, Kenta Maeda threw four dominant innings in relief, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 5-0 Sunday to reduce their magic number to clinch the NL West to two.
Manaea Leads A's To 3-1 Win, Sending Tigers To 100th LossSean Manaea matched his career high by striking out 10 in his second start following shoulder surgery, and the Oakland Athletics beat Detroit 3-1 on Sunday to give the Tigers their first 100-loss season since 2003.
Murphy Homers For 1st Hit In MLB Debut, A's Blank Angels 4-0Murphy homered for his first hit and caught a shutout that meant the most to him — along with a key September win. Marcus Semien added a two-run shot two batters after Murphy connected, and the A's beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-0 on Wednesday night.
Pillar, Crawford, Yastrzemski Homer To Lift Giants Over Cardinals 9-8Kevin Pillar had four hits, including a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the San Francisco Giants rallied to cool off the St. Louis Cardinals 9-8 Wednesday night.
Seth Brown Hits 2 Triples As Athletics Beat Angels 7-5Brown hit his second RBI triple of the game to break a sixth-inning tie in a special home debut, Matt Chapman had a three-run homer, and the Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-5 on Tuesday night.
Padres Power Past Giants 8-4, Spoil Sandoval's Final ABTy France homered twice, Greg Garcia hit a leadoff drive and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 8-4 Sunday as Giants fans gave one more cheer for Pablo Sandoval.
A's Lose 6-4 As Royals Rally With HomersHunter Dozier homered before driving in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, Ryan O'Hearn also went deep and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Oakland Athletics 6-4 on Wednesday night.
Giants Lose To D-Backs 3-2 As Leake Pitches Eight InningsThe Giants fell further below .500 after losing to the Diamondbacks Tuesday evening.
Man Dies After Competing In Taco-Eating Contest At Fresno Baseball GameA man in Central California died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game, authorities said Wednesday.
Bumgarner Pitches Giants Past Athletics, 3-2, In Bay Bridge Series
A's Fall To Cubs In Rout At WrigleyJosé Quintana tossed two-hit ball through seven innings to win his sixth straight decision and the Chicago Cubs ripped the Oakland Athletics 10-1 on Wednesday.
Giants Lose To Nationals, 5-3, After Suzuki's 2-Run HomerKurt Suzuki hit a two-run homer and RBI single during a three-hit night, Trea Turner added a solo drive to help back Anibal Sanchez, and the Washington Nationals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-3 Tuesday.