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Trout hits 38th homer, Lorenzen sharp as Angels beat A's 4-1

Sep. 29, 2022 01:45 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout hit his 38th home run, Michael Lorenzen went five strong innings and the Los Angeles Angels continued their success against the Oakland Athletics with a 4-1 victory on Wednesday night. Taylor Ward also homered, while Lorenzen (8-6) gave up an...

Jo Adell's 8th-inning RBI sends Angels past Athletics, 4-3

Sep. 28, 2022 01:43 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jo Adell drove in Matt Duffy with a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning, Shohei Ohtani extended his hitting streak to a career-best 12 games, and the Los Angeles Angels opened their final homestand of the season with a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on...

Alonso sets team RBI mark; Scherzer, Mets top A's, hold lead

Sep. 25, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Pete Alonso homered, doubled and drove in five runs to set the team record for RBIs, Max Scherzer pitched six sharp innings and the New York Mets routed the Oakland Athletics 13-4 Sunday to hold their NL East lead. The Mets remained 1 1/2 games ahead of...

Mets ace deGrom tagged, NL East lead cut in 10-4 loss to A's

Sep. 24, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jacob deGrom called his rare, late September flop unacceptable. The Mets ace got hit around and lasted a season-low four innings, and New York lost 10-4 to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday to see its lead cut in the NL East race. “It...

Mets beat Athletics 9-2 to extend division lead over Braves

Sep. 24, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Eduardo Escobar has found his hitting stroke at just the right time for the New York Mets. Escobar hit a grand slam, Chris Bassitt pitched eight sharp innings in his return to Oakland, and the Mets extended their lead in the NL East by beating the Athletics...

Catcher Stephen Vogt retiring after 10 big league seasons

Sep. 23, 2022 00:48 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Veteran Oakland Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt will retire after 10 major league seasons and a long, patient road to break into the big leagues at age 27. Not to mention a nearly 15-month wait to finally get his first hit. Vogt endured an...

Rodríguez leaves with back tightness, Mariners beat A’s 9-5

Sep. 22, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Julio Rodríguez doubled and scored before leaving with lower back tightness, and the Seattle Mariners overcame the loss of the rookie center fielder to beat the Oakland Athletics 9-5 on Thursday and avoid a three-game sweep. Rodríguez slowly walked off the...

Torrens homers but Mariners stumble to A's again, lose 2-1

Sep. 22, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners are searching for their winning ways again — the timely hits, sharp defense and shut-down pitching that has carried them so close to getting back to the playoffs for the first time since 2001. "The last couple nights have been a little...

Mariners held to 1 hit, Castillo tagged in 4-1 loss to A's

Sep. 21, 2022 01:38 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners are hardly hitting the way they'd like to be in late September chasing a long-overdue, elusive playoff berth. Luis Castillo got knocked out in the fifth inning and the contending Mariners managed just one hit, falling to the Oakland...

62 and 700: Judge, Pujols closing in on home run milestones

Sep. 19, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

Aaron Judge and Albert Pujols could make this a milestone week for home runs. Judge hit two more Sunday, raising his season total to 59, two shy of Roger Maris' American League record. Now the slugger returns to Yankee Stadium, where New York plays its next six games. Pujols,...