Athletics Can't Sweep Astros, Lose 7-0Doug Fister pitched seven innings and Jose Altuve continued his torrid hitting as the Houston Astros defeated the Athletics 7-0 on Wednesday.
Graveman Wins 5th Straight To Pace Athletics Past Astros 7-4Yonder Alonso drove in three runs with a pair of two-out hits to back Kendall Graveman's fifth consecutive win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-4 on Monday night.
MLB 5 Things: Cubs Down, Giants UpFor all the noise about the Chicago Cubs this season, it's now the San Francisco Giants with the best record in baseball. Of course, that doesn't mean anything come October, as the Giants well know: Each of their last three World Series titles have come when they did not have the best record in the National League.
Marisnick Scores On Errant Throw In 10th For 2-1 Astros WinJake Marisnick scored the winning run on an errant throw in the 10th inning as the Houston Astros rallied for a 2-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
Alonso, Hill Lead Oakland Over Houston 3-1Yonder Alonso doubled and drove in two runs and Rich Hill tied a season-high with 10 strikeouts in six solid innings to give the Oakland Athletics a 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.
5 Things: Springer Into Summer, Cleveland Wins And Tampa Bay LossesEvery week of MLB action has special moments, and some are historic. Teams win, and teams lose—and baseball fans all over the country watch with fascination and horror at what unfolds on the big diamond. Last week, for example, Cleveland couldn't lose, and Tampa Bay couldn't win. A player named Springer had a huge inning to get summer rolling, and the New York Yankees kind of remembered they're the New York Yankees.
5 Things: Harper Goes Gloveless, Betts Swings All Directions, and The Mariners Come Back StrongIf you ask most baseball fans, they'll tell you they like big home runs and lots of runs scored. Well, last week, that's exactly what the fans got from MLB. Washington's Bryce Harper hit a big home run without even wearing batting gloves, while Boston's Mookie Betts really swung for all the fences in Baltimore. As for runs scored, a game in San Diego against Seattle ended up with a football score as the Mariners overcame a 10-run deficit in the sixth inning to win, 16-13.
Gattis, Gomez, Correa Help Astros Sweep Athletics 5-2The Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
30 Players: Carlos Correa Looks To Build On Fantastic Rookie SeasonThe young shortstop is getting buzz as a possible MVP candidate following last year's sparkling debut.
Guide To Visiting MLB Spring Training In FloridaYour travel guide to visiting any of the MLB teams in the Florida Grapefruit League for this year's spring training
Jed Lowrie To Go Back To Oakland A'sThe Oakland Athletics reacquired Jed Lowrie from the Houston Astros, the club announced Wednesday morning.
5 Things: Road Teams Dominate Start of PlayoffsThrough four playoff games, the road teams are undefeated. The home teams will try to turn it around Friday in the first day of full playoff action: four games spread throughout the day for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy.