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Kemp's RBI single in 10th lifts Athletics past Angels 5-4

Oct. 04, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Pinch hitter Tony Kemp had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning, capping a spirited comeback that sent the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Cristian Bride’s sacrifice bunt leading off the inning...

Robbie Ray gives up 3 HRs as Athletics topple Mariners 10-3

Oct. 02, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — While the Seattle Mariners' top task all along was just getting into the postseason, playing home games in the wild-card round was a very close second. Accomplishing that will now take some significant help from others following Seattle's 10-3 loss to the Oakland...

Castillo strikes out 8, surging Mariners drop A's 5-1

Oct. 01, 2022 20:15 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Luis Castillo struck out eight in six innings of two-hit ball and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Saturday to keep pace with the Toronto Blue Jays in their bid to host an AL wild-card series. Castillo (8-6) retired 16 in a row to help Seattle...

Ohtani takes no-hitter into 8th, Angels beat Athletics 4-2

Sep. 30, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani has provided Angels fans with plenty of highlights this season. The two-way phenom almost topped them all Thursday night. The reigning AL MVP pitched no-hit ball into the eighth inning and extended his hitting streak to 14 games as Los Angeles...

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...

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...