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.
A's Punish Lester In 11-4 Rout Of CubsCubs lefty Jon Lester was tagged for a career high-tying 11 runs in only four innings, with Dustin Garneau and Stephen Piscotty hitting three-run homers that led the Oakland Athletics over Chicago 11-4 Tuesday night.
Newcomers Come Up Big For A's In 4-2 Win Over CardinalsTanner Roark pitched five innings to get the win in his Oakland debut, and the Athletics beat Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Sunday.