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.
Profar Homers, A's Hold Off Royals 9-8 To Cap 4-Game SweepJurickson Profar homered and drove in three runs, Seth Brown added two RBIs and the Oakland Athletics held off the Kansas City Royals 9-8 on Thursday to cap a four-game series victory.
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.
Giants' Sandoval To Have Season-Ending Reconstructive Elbow SurgeryGiants third baseman Pablo Sandoval will undergo season-ending Tommy John reconstructive surgery on his right elbow, and he became emotional at the thought of not playing again for retiring manager Bruce Bochy.
Davis, Semien Homers Lift Red-Hot A's To 6-4 Win Over Yankees When slugger Khris Davis cleared the fences again at last, he gave it an animated trot around the bases complete with a salute approaching third before celebrating with his teammates back in the dugout.
Hamels Returns To Form, Helps Cubs Beat Giants 5-3Cole Hamels is searching for his usual form. It's a work in progress. He found a way Tuesday night.