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Valdez, González, Maldonado send Astros past Angels 10-0

Sep. 21, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — With a well-rested Framber Valdez on the mound turning in one of his best performances in an outstanding season, the Houston Astros really didn't need all the runs they racked up on a blowout night at the Big A. Valdez pitched seven innings of...

Seager's three RBIs help Mariners stop A's 5-game win streak

Sep. 21, 2021 01:03 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland's starting pitchers had been so dominant during this recent stretch until Kyle Seager and Seattle swung away and took it to Sean Manaea. Seager had a two-run double in the decisive third inning among his three hits and three RBIs, Mitch...

California militia member pleads guilty to conspiracy charge

Sep. 20, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — An alleged member of a California right-wing militia group pleaded guilty Monday to charges stemming from the fatal shooting of a federal guard in Oakland more than a year ago. Kenny Miksch, 21, became the fourth member of the so-called Grizzly...

Ohtani strkes out 10, A's beat Angels 3-2, stay in WC race

Sep. 19, 2021 21:09 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani struck out 10 but went winless in consecutive starts on the mound for the first time since June, and the Oakland Athletics rebounded from a bullpen meltdown to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 in 10 innings Sunday. ...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani returns to mound, Jays' Berríos vs Twins

Sep. 18, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: ___ GO-TANI Shohei Ohtani is set to pitch for the Angels at home against Oakland a few days after manager Joe Maddon contemplated shutting down the two-way star with arm...

A's keep pace in wild-card race with 5-4 win over Angels

Sep. 18, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics committed three errors in the first two innings, stranded 10 runners through the first six and didn’t have an extra-base hit all night at the Big A. The A's still manufactured enough ugly runs and got enough beautiful...

Two-way star Shohei Ohtani to pitch Sunday for Angels

Sep. 17, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani will pitch for the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday after his sore arm apparently felt much better in a bullpen session. Ohtani threw about 30 pitches Friday, and the Angels decided their two-way superstar isn't done yet on the mound as...

LEADING OFF: Angels' Ohtani might not pitch again this year

Sep. 17, 2021 03:15 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ONE WAY TO GO? Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was scratched from his scheduled start for the Angels against Oakland because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a...

LEADING OFF: Angels' Ohtani might not pitch again this year

Sep. 17, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday: ___ ONE WAY TO GO? Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was scratched from his scheduled start for the Angels against Oakland because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a...

2 Bay Area school systems mull vaccine mandates for students

Sep. 16, 2021 14:06 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The boards of the San Francisco Bay Area's two largest school districts are set to vote next week on whether to mandate vaccinations against COVID-19 for all staff and students age 12 and older. Board members for West Contra Unified, which serves...