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: The Giants Roll, The Rangers Roam Free, And The Blue Jays Just Bomb Home RunsOut in the National League West, the San Francisco Giants continue to dominate their easy schedule, while the Texas Rangers are doing the same in the American League West. Are these two division races over already?
Colby Lewis Loses No-Hit Bid In 9th, Rangers Beat A'sColby Lewis took a no-hit bid into the ninth inning for Texas before Max Muncy broke it up with a leadoff double that glanced off right fielder Nomar Mazara's glove Thursday in the Rangers' 5-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
Chirinos, Odor Lead Rangers Over A's 7-5Robinson Chirinos and Rougned Odor both homered twice as the Texas Rangers rallied from a five-run deficit to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-5 on Wednesday night.
Andrus, Rua, Chirinos Power Rangers To 10-6 Win Over A'sElvis Andrus, Ryan Rua and Robinson Chirinos all homered to lead the Texas Rangers to a 10-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.
Davis Homers, Drives In 5 And A's Roll Over Rangers 14-5The A's snapped a seven-game losing streak on Sunday, then beat a Texas team that had won eight of its previous 10 games.
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Listen; Dmitri Young on The DriveAre the unwritten rules in the game of baseball something that needs to be changed or is it something that has been around for years and will continue to live in the game. Listen to 2 time All Star Dmitri Young speak on how he views the unwritten rules of the game and of their is place for them among the sport. All that and more, on the all new morning show, The Drive heard only on Sports 1140 KHTK! Daily 6-9 AM
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Khris Davis Smacks Another Homer, A's Sweep Rangers 8-1Khris Davis hit his fourth home run in two games, Danny Valencia drove in two and the Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with an 8-1 win on Wednesday.
Davis Hits 3 HRs, Beats Rangers With Slam In A's 8-5 VictoryKhris Davis hit a game-ending grand slam with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning for his third homer of the night, giving the Oakland Athletics an 8-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday.
Semien Homers, Manaea Wins First Major-League GameMarcus Semien homered in support of Sean Manaea, who allowed four hits over 6 2/3 innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texxas Rangers 3-1 on Monday night.