Perez Has Encouraging Start In Rangers' 6-3 Win Over A'sTexas left-hander Martin Perez had to get a little crafty to keep things from getting out of hand in his first start of the year.
Report: Giants' Closer Mark Melancon To Undergo Season-Ending SurgeryMelancon has been on the disabled list twice this season and is 1-2 with a 4.13 ERA.
Report: Athletics Acquire RHP Chris Hatcher From DodgersHatcher has thrown for a 4.66 ERA, including 43 strikeouts and 12 walks.
Colon Masterful For A's In 6-0 Win Over AngelsBartolo Colon pitched a four-hitter for his third shutout this season and center fielder Chris Young robbed Albert Pujols of a home run to help the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-0 on Sunday.
Sports Verdict: Who Is The Best Pitcher In Baseball? Clay Buchholz Vs. Clayton KershawBoth Clayton Kershaw and Clay Buchholz find themselves off to absolutely electric starts in the 2013 season. So begs the question, which of them is the best?
Giants Lincecum Asks For $21.5 Million In Salary ArbitrationGiants ace Tim Lincecum has asked for $21.5 million in salary arbitration and been offered $17 million, both record amounts.
Iwakuma Unhappy With A's Contract TalksJapanese pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma says he's disappointed after contract negotiations between the right-hander and the Oakland Athletics broke down.