Baseball Report: Cubs Challenging In NL CentralThe Chicago Cubs swept a weekend series with the St. Louis Cardinals, and now sit just half a game out of the National League Central lead.
Wild Card Games Five Things You Missed: Yankees, D-backs AdvanceIn the highest-scoring wild-card round ever, New York and Arizona survived.
5 Things: A Tale Of Two Very Different Bay Area SweepsIt was another crazy week in Major League Baseball, as the two Bay Area teams experienced very different sweeps of four-game series. In other news, the New York Mets still have enough healthy players to field a full team, surprisingly.
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.
Athletics' Casilla Hits Umpire Mike Muchlinski's Groin With Pitch [VIDEO]The team had reason to celebrate. For Home Plate Umpire Mike Muchlinski, however, he didn't find much enthusiasm after taking a pitch to the groin.
Cotton, A's End Losing Streak With 8-5 Win Over TwinsJharel Cotton struck out nine in six innings and Ryon Healy hit his fourth home run of the season to lift the Oakland Athletics over the Minnesota Twins 8-5 on Thursday.
30 Players: Twins Hope Jorge Polanco Can Lock Down Shortstop RoleThe Twins look to rebound from a rough season with some help from a youngster at the shortstop spot.
The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Fantasy Baseball In SeptemberWith September roster expansion in Major League Baseball, it’s hard to keep track of which player is in the lineup on a day-to-day basis. Even if a team is in the hunt for a playoff spot, resting starters can hurt your fantasy baseball team. Every fantasy owner has to make sure the lineup is being maximized during these final weeks of the season.
Better Late Than Never, Giants Sign Joe NathanNathan, 41, signed a minor league deal with the club on Tuesday, hoping to be called up to help their aching bullpen before September.
Giants Acquire All-Star Infielder Eduardo Nunez From TwinsThe San Francisco Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for a minor league pitcher.
Santana Shines, Leads Twins To 4-0 Win Over AthleticsErvin Santana struck out eight and walked none in a two-hitter that led the Minnesota Twins over the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Wednesday.
Milone, Twins Power Past A's In Rain-Delayed 11-4 VictoryThe Minnesota Twins topped the Oakland Athletics 11-4 in a game that ended early Wednesday morning after a severe thunderstorm delayed the start by 2 hours and 42 minutes.
Graveman, A's Stop Losing Streak With 3-1 Win Over TwinsCoco Crisp snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run single, and the Oakland Athletics ended a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday.
A's Top Twins 5-1 For 5th Straight WinDanny Valencia had three hits, including a pair of doubles, Billy Butler added two hits and an RBI and the Oakland Athletics won their fifth straight game with a 5-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday afternoon.
Valencia, Vogt Pace A's Over Twins For 4th Straight WinDanny Valencia homered and drove in three runs, Stephen Vogt had three hits and drove in two and the Oakland Athletics won their fourth straight, beating the Minnesota Twins 7-4 on Tuesday night.