Pinder Delivers Timely Hit, A's Advance In Playoffs At LastThe Oakland Athletics ended 14 years of postseason futility, riding Chad Pinder’s go-ahead, two-run single in the fifth inning and repeated costly walks by Chicago’s relievers to rally past the White Sox 6-4 on Thursday and win the decisive third game of their AL wild-card round series.
A's Hold Off Abreu, White Sox 5-3, Force Series To Game 3Marcus Semien and Khris Davis homered early and the Oakland Athletics held off José Abreu and the Chicago White Sox in the late innings for a 5-3 win Wednesday that sent their AL playoff series to a deciding Game 3.
Giolito Dazzles, Abreu Slugs White Sox Past A's In OpenerLucas Giolito dazzled in his postseason debut, stymieing the Oakland Athletics through six perfect innings and sending the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory in the opener of their best-of-three wild-card series Tuesday.
A's Turn 9th-inning Throwing Error Into 3-2 Win Over ChisoxChad Pinder liked his chances of getting to second base when a grounder by Ramón Laureano in the ninth inning took White Sox shortstop Jose Rondón deep in the hole.
Who Is MLB's First-Half MVP?CBS TV sports anchors in Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, and Philadelphia pick their MLB MVP so far and look at trade deadline rumors.
MLB's Worst Teams: Reasons For HopeSome MLB teams are already looking to next season and beyond, but even their fans have something to be hopeful about.
Oakland A's Announce Free Admission To 2018 Game Vs. White SoxThe event marks the 50th anniversary of the first A's game played in the stadium.
5 Things: Giants Take Series From Cubs To Exact Some RevengeLast October, the Giants and Cubs met in the postseason. Last week, the defending champions returned for a rematch. It didn't go as planned for the Cubbies.
Which Prospects Might We Soon See In The Majors?With the "Super-Two" deadline behind us, which MLB prospects could be getting a promotion to the big leagues in the near future?
AP: A's Beat White Sox 7-4 To Move Melvin Closer To MilestoneSonny Gray pitched six mostly sharp innings to beat Chicago and the Athletics defeated the White Sox 7-4 on Wednesday.
5 Things: Rangers Post Ten-Game Winning StreakOnly 29 times in Major League Baseball history has a team put together 16 straight wins, so when the Texas Rangers won ten in a row before finally losing last weekend in Detroit, it was big news.
30 Players: Yoan Moncada On Verge Of Stardom With White SoxThe White Sox are beginning to rebuild and it looks like they have a key piece in the former Red Sox top prospect.
Quintana Wins 10th, Abreu Homers To Lead White Sox Past A'sKhris Davis hit his 32nd homer, a two-run shot, off Quintana (10-9) who finished with nine wins in each of the previous three seasons.
5 Things: A Week Of Walk-Off Wins In MLBEverywhere Major League Baseball fans turned last week, a team was winning a game with a walk-off plate appearance. The Chicago White Sox won two games via the walk off last week, yet they also lost two games via the walk off. The Oakland Athletics won two straight games over the Tampa Bay Rays, and at the Coliseum, that means pies in the face for the player that just won the game. The St. Louis Cardinals won a big game against the Los Angeles Dodgers with a walk-off home run this week, too.
5 Things: All-Star Home Runs To Remember And A Giant NightmareMiami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton put on the kind of power display in the All-Star Home Run Derby baseball fans only have dreamed about, while San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto didn't fare so well in the actual game itself. Coming out of the All-Star break, the Marlins used Stanton's momentum to win two of three against the St. Louis Cardinals over the weekend, while the Giants fell into a funk in San Diego, losing three straights to the Padres.