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at O.co Coliseum on May 25, 2015 in Oakland, California.

Game Preview: Tigers At Athletics

(AP) - The Detroit Tigers have been nearly unbeatable with David Price on the mound while the Oakland Athletics have baseba...

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DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22:  Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Detroit Tigers singles to drive in Miguel Cabrera against the New York Yankees during the first inning at Comerica Park on April 22, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Tigers At Athletics

(AP) – While the Oakland Athletics expected Ben Zobrist to provide a versatile glove and reliable bat, he hasn’t been around the past month as things turned south. The veteran may give the disappointing A’s […]

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Giants Extend Winning Streak To 8 With 10-8 Win Over Rockies

Brandon Crawford drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 10-8 win over the skidding Colorado Rockies in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday at rain-soaked Coors Field.

Kendall Graveman  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rays’ Bullpen Falters In 5-0 Loss To Athletics

The Tampa Bay Rays’ bullpen experienced a rare failure Saturday in a 5-0 loss to the Oakland Athletics.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 21: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by manager Bruce Bochy #15 after hitting a home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning at AT&T Park on May 21, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0.

Kershaw Loses To Bumgarner

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Los Angeles Dodgers have scored three runs in Clayton Kershaw‘s three starts against the San Francisco Giants this season. They’ve scored 31 in his other six starts. Madison Bumgarner homered […]

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 21:  Brandon Guyer #5 of the Tampa Bay Rays steals third base in front of third baseman Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a game on May 21, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Rays

(AP) – Despite injuries to some key members of their pitching staff, the Tampa Bay Rays’ work on the mound remains a big reason for their early success. Chris Archer seeks a third straight strong start […]

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 3:  Ron Washington #38 manager of the Texas Rangers waits for an official ruling if Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals caught a ball hit by Ryan Rua of the Texas Rangers in the second inning at Kauffman Stadium on September 3, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. Officials ruled that Gordon caught the ball on a bounce and Rua was given a single. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

A’s Announce Ron Washington Hired As Coach

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – The Oakland Athletics have announced that Ron Washington is rejoining the team as a major league coach after working nearly eight years as manager of the Texas Rangers. Washington, who was a […]

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Lincecum’s Evolution Is A Welcome Sight For San Francisco

One of the biggest question marks for the San Francisco Giants while entering the 2015 season was how the starting rotation was going to perform. Can Madison Bumgarner sustain his level of dominance with the […]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 20: Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning at AT&T Park on May 20, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

Posey Homer Backs Lincecum’s 3rd Straight Win For Giants

Tim Lincecum is pitching like his old carefree, confident self, and the San Francisco Giants are once again generating timely hits.

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 20:  Jake Odorizzi #23 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches during the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on May 20, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Rays

(AP) – The Oakland Athletics open this four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays with the starter who has a substantially lower ERA, though there’s reason to believe that won’t give them that big an advantage. That’s […]

HOUSTON, TX - MAY 19:  Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros is tagged out by Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics trying to score as home plate umpire Andy Fletcher looks on in the fifth inning at Minute Maid Park on May 19, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Astros

(AP) – Even when Dallas Keuchel is not at his best, the Houston Astros keep finding ways to win for their ace. As the Astros try to continue that trend, the left-hander looks to extend his undefeated […]

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Giants Extend Winning Streak To 8 With 10-8 Win Over Rockies

Brandon Crawford drove in three runs and the San Francisco Giants stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 10-8 win over the skidding Colorado Rockies in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday at rain-soaked Coors Field.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 21: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by manager Bruce Bochy #15 after hitting a home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning at AT&T Park on May 21, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0.

Kershaw Loses To Bumgarner

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Los Angeles Dodgers have scored three runs in Clayton Kershaw‘s three starts against the San Francisco Giants this season. They’ve scored 31 in his other six starts. Madison Bumgarner homered […]

Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images

Lincecum’s Evolution Is A Welcome Sight For San Francisco

One of the biggest question marks for the San Francisco Giants while entering the 2015 season was how the starting rotation was going to perform. Can Madison Bumgarner sustain his level of dominance with the […]

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 20: Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants pitches against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning at AT&T Park on May 20, 2015 in San Francisco, California.

Posey Homer Backs Lincecum’s 3rd Straight Win For Giants

Tim Lincecum is pitching like his old carefree, confident self, and the San Francisco Giants are once again generating timely hits.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 25: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants makes a diving catch on a ball hit by Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals in the ninth inning during Game Four of the 2014 World Series at AT&T Park on October 25, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

4 Reasons The Giants Really Miss Hunter Pence

After breaking his forearm early in spring training, Hunter Pence has been the biggest hole left in the Giants lineup as well as Giants fans’ hearts. After weeks of healing and rehabbing, he is on his […]

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DETROIT, MI - APRIL 22:  Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Detroit Tigers singles to drive in Miguel Cabrera against the New York Yankees during the first inning at Comerica Park on April 22, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Tigers At Athletics

(AP) – While the Oakland Athletics expected Ben Zobrist to provide a versatile glove and reliable bat, he hasn’t been around the past month as things turned south. The veteran may give the disappointing A’s […]

Kendall Graveman  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rays’ Bullpen Falters In 5-0 Loss To Athletics

The Tampa Bay Rays’ bullpen experienced a rare failure Saturday in a 5-0 loss to the Oakland Athletics.

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - MAY 21:  Brandon Guyer #5 of the Tampa Bay Rays steals third base in front of third baseman Brett Lawrie #15 of the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a game on May 21, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Rays

(AP) – Despite injuries to some key members of their pitching staff, the Tampa Bay Rays’ work on the mound remains a big reason for their early success. Chris Archer seeks a third straight strong start […]

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 3:  Ron Washington #38 manager of the Texas Rangers waits for an official ruling if Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals caught a ball hit by Ryan Rua of the Texas Rangers in the second inning at Kauffman Stadium on September 3, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. Officials ruled that Gordon caught the ball on a bounce and Rua was given a single. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

A’s Announce Ron Washington Hired As Coach

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – The Oakland Athletics have announced that Ron Washington is rejoining the team as a major league coach after working nearly eight years as manager of the Texas Rangers. Washington, who was a […]

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 20:  Jake Odorizzi #23 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches during the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on May 20, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Athletics At Rays

(AP) – The Oakland Athletics open this four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays with the starter who has a substantially lower ERA, though there’s reason to believe that won’t give them that big an advantage. That’s […]