Toronto vs. Texas: The Best Rivalry In Baseball?The best rivalry in baseball right now is not the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees. It's not the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants. It's not even the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs.
Fantasy Baseball’s Version Of The Final Countdown Is Upon You NowThere’s just one more week to go in the 2016 Major League Baseball regular season, and if you’ve been hanging in there all season with a chance still to make some noise in your fantasy league, pay attention very closely to what’s going on in MLB this week.
Khris Davis Homers Twice As A's beat AL-Best Rangers 5-2The Oakland Athletics beat Texas 5-2 on Sunday to keep the Rangers from moving closer to the AL West title.
Rangers Win 6-2 As Darvish Ends Long Losing Streak Vs. A'sYu Darvish struck out nine and the Texas Rangers beat Oakland 6-2 on Wednesday night, giving the right-hander his first victory in his last 11 starts against the AL West-rival Athletics.
Rangers' 3 Runs In 10th Beat A's 5-4 When Odor Hit By PitchRougned Odor was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, forcing home the winning run as the AL-best Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Tuesday night.
5 Things: Strange Highs And Curious Lows For Brandon Crawford And The San Francisco GiantsThere's never a dull moment in Major League Baseball, of course, but some weeks are more volatile than others. Nothing illustrates this better than the seven-day stretch the San Francisco Giants just went through. Last Monday, shortstop Brandon Crawford set a record with seven hits in one game, but by Sunday, the team's bullpen had wasted all the momentum generated earlier in the week. In other big news, Texas first baseman Prince Fielder announced his playing days were over due to injury concerns, and Alex Rodriguez played his final MLB game.
Beltre Slam, Solid Perez Carry Rangers Past Athletics 5-2The Rangers get a 5-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
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Davis Homers Twice, Crisp Goes Deep As A's Beat Rangers 6-4Khris Davis homered twice, Coco Crisp also went deep and the Oakland Athletics beat the AL West-leading Texas Rangers 6-4 on Wednesday night.
Gray Area: 8 Ks, 1 Bad Inning As A's Win 6-3 At RangerSonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday night.
Beltre Hits 2nd HR In 9th, Rallies Rangers Past A's 7-6Adrian Beltre hit his second home run of the game with two outs in the ninth inning, a two-run shot that rallied the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 7-6 on Monday night for their third straight win.
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.