Jon Lester got a rousing ovation the first time he pitched in an Oakland uniform. His second start for the Athletics ended with his name being chanted by the crowd at O.Co Coliseum. Lester pitched […]
Compiled by PAUL MONTELLA (AP Sports) 1933 – Lefty Grove of the Philadelphia A’s became the first pitcher since Aug. 2, 1931 – a span of 308 games – to shut out the New York […]
The Oakland Athletics have traded left-hander Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld. The A’s announced the deal Thursday morning before the trade deadline. Milone requested a trade given his recent success […]
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
By Sam Graham France’s forward Karim Benzema (Photo by FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images) 5. World Cup Quarterfinals – France vs. Germany – 9AM PT – ESPN2 2 of the favorites to win the greatest tournament in […]
Michael Morse doubled three times and drove in four runs, Madison Bumgarner stayed unbeaten in May and the San Francisco Giants beat the Minnesota Twins 8-1 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
By the time Dan Straily took the mound for the second inning, he knew he just didn’t have it. His velocity nowhere to be found, the 25-year-old right-hander took the next step in his maturation […]
Jim Johnson struggled again. The Oakland Athletics picked up their new closer with a strong finish. Derek Norris hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning, and the A’s bounced back from another blown save […]
The Oakland Athletics can win a lot of different ways, as evidenced by their two-year hold on the AL West division title. Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott […]
Oswaldo Arcia was a bright spot for the Twins in 2013. Can he hold down a corner outfield spot this season?
Spring training games don’t count for stats or standings, but crazy stuff still happens.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) There was no celebrating in the Detroit Tigers clubhouse after their latest victory. No need for goggles or champagne just yet. The Tigers are back in the playoffs for a third straight season, […]