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Yaz homers twice, Webb, Giants hold off A's 6-4

Aug. 07, 2022 20:47 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski homered twice, Thairo Estrada also connected and the San Francisco Giants won their seventh consecutive interleague road game, 6-4 over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. Logan Webb bounced back from his worst outing of the season and allowed...

Giants bust out of slump, beat A's 7-3 for Rodon's 10th win

Aug. 06, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — LaMonte Wade Jr. and J.D. Davis homered on consecutive pitches in the sixth inning, Joey Bart also connected, and the slumping San Francisco Giants beat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Saturday. Carlos Rodón allowed one run over 5 1/3 innings for his...

Angels tie MLB record with 7 solo HRs but lose to Athletics

Aug. 04, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — In a season that has turned into a titanic struggle for the Los Angeles Angels, they suffered another pain-staking defeat Thursday. The Halos tied a major league record with seven solo home runs, including two by Shohei Ohtani, but still lost to the Oakland...

Murphy's 3 RBIs off Shohei Ohtani lead A's past Angels, 3-1

Aug. 04, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani couldn't connect at the plate, going 0 for 3 while twice leaving runners in scoring position. Although Ohtani was solid on the mound, he couldn't retire Sean Murphy in two key situations. Ohtani sometimes has to do it all by himself for the...

A look at buyers and sellers from busy MLB trade deadline

Aug. 03, 2022 11:39 AM EDT

This is quite a time to be a season ticket holder for the San Diego Padres. Great weather, a jewel of a ballpark — and perhaps the most exciting lineup in baseball for the near future. The Padres landed the biggest prize of this year's trade deadline — and maybe at...

Angels sellers again at trade deadline despite star power

Aug. 03, 2022 03:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — While the San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers were making moves during Tuesday's trade deadline to bolster their rosters for a postseason run, Los Angeles Angels general manager Perry Minasian was left answering questions after his team went into sell mode. ...

Fletcher's leadoff homer propels Angels to 3-1 win over A's

Aug. 03, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — David Fletcher's return to the lineup has been timely for the Los Angeles Angels. The second baseman provided a leadoff homer in Tuesday night's 3-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics and has a hit in all four games he has played in since coming off the...

Yankees get Montas, Trivino from A's for 4 prospects

Aug. 01, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees bolstered their pitching for the stretch run and playoffs, obtaining starter Frankie Montas and reliever Lou Trivino from the Oakland Athletics on Monday for four prospects. Montas, a 29-year-old right-hander, is 4-9 with a 3.18 ERA in 19 starts,...

Jose Abreu, Eloy Jiménez homer; White Sox beat A's 4-1

Jul. 31, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — José Abreu and Eloy Jiménez homered, Dylan Cease threw six strong innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Sunday. Abreu and Leury García had two hits apiece for the White Sox, who have won 10 of 15 and returned to above .500. Chicago,...

Sheets homers, doubles late to lift White Sox over A's 3-2

Jul. 30, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gavin Sheets hit a tying, two-run homer in the seventh inning and scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the ninth to lift the Chicago White Sox over the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Saturday night. Sheets lined a leadoff double against Zach Jackson (2-3) in the ninth...