Sano 3-Run Homer Propels Struggling Twins Past A’sMiguel Sanó snapped a 19-game homerless drought with a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins came back to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Saturday.
Olson Cleanup Slam in 1st Sends A's to 10-6 Win Over RangersCleanup hitter Matt Olson connected for a grand slam off Luís Garcia after the Texas opener walked the bases loaded to start the game and the A's beat the Rangers 10-6 on Friday night.
Homer-Happy Dodgers Pummel Samardzija, GiantsMookie Betts homered for the first time at Dodger Stadium and Max Muncy, Will Smith and Edwin Ríos went deep to help Los Angeles defeat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Friday night.
Padres Use Big 6-Run 10th for 12-7 Win Over GiantsTommy Pham hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning after Trent Grisham began at second base under baseball's new extra-innings rule, and the Padres beat the Giants 12-7 on Thursday night.
Valencia Homers Twice In A's 6-3 Win Over RaysDanny Valencia hit his first two home runs in more than seven months, and that was just the start of his contribution to the A's 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.
Twitter Users Try To Trick Hunter Pence Into Thinking He Was TradedHunter Pence quickly became a fan favorite in Philadelphia because of his hard play, general quirkiness, and most famously his slogan, "Let's go eat!" which became jargon for Philadelphians.