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Pablo López takes a perfect game into 6th and strikes out 14 to lead Twins past A’s 3-0

Jun. 23, 2024 19:49 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Pablo López took a perfect game into the sixth inning and matched a career high with 14 strikeouts in eight scoreless innings as the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Sunday in the rubber match of a three-game series. López (7-6) limited...

A's rally to beat Twins 6-5 on Langeliers' homer in 8th. Newcomb earns win without facing a batter

Jun. 22, 2024 02:06 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shea Langeliers hit a two-run homer off Jhoan Duran in the eighth inning, rallying the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Tyler Soderstrom added two hits and three RBIs for the A’s, who have won three of four since a...

Fermin homers twice, Witt hits go-ahead blast in 8th to send Royals past A's 3-2

Jun. 20, 2024 19:03 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Freddy Fermin homered twice and Bobby Witt Jr. hit the go-ahead homer in the eighth inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep. Fermin also singled for his first three-hit game of the season. ...

15 shot after a 'sideshow' took over a peaceful Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, police say

Jun. 20, 2024 18:19 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Fifteen people were shot after an illegal "sideshow” took over a peaceful Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, California, police said Thursday. Investigators are seeking multiple shooters — more than 50 shell casings were recovered at the scene —...

FBI raids several California homes, including Oakland mayor's

Jun. 20, 2024 18:16 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Federal authorities raided a home belonging to Oakland Mayor Sheng Thao early Thursday as part of a California investigation that included a search of at least two other houses, officials said. FBI agents carried boxes out of 80 Maiden Lane, a four-bedroom...

Police say 15 people were shot during Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, California

Jun. 20, 2024 17:31 PM EDT
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Police say 15 people were shot during Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, California.

Gelof helps A's beat Royals 7-5 to end 9-game slide

Jun. 19, 2024 01:05 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Zack Gelof hit his first home run in nearly three weeks and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 7-5 on Tuesday night to end a nine-game losing streak. JJ Bleday had a career-high three doubles and drove in two runs, and Miguel Andujar added two...

Díaz converts 1st save chance since returning from injured list as Mets hold off Padres 2-1

Jun. 15, 2024 00:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a two-run double, Edwin Díaz converted his first save chance since coming off the injured list and the New York Mets held off the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Friday night. “He's that anchor back in the 'pen,” Martinez said. "If he comes back and...

A Southwest Airlines plane that did a 'Dutch roll' suffered structural damage, investigators say

Jun. 14, 2024 18:46 PM EDT

A Boeing 737 Max suffered damage to parts of the plane's structure after it went into a “Dutch roll” during a Southwest Airlines flight last month, U.S. investigators said Friday. The incident happened as the jet cruised at 34,000 feet from Phoenix to Oakland, California, on May...

U.S. regulators are investigating an unusual 'Dutch roll' of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max

Jun. 14, 2024 14:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials said Thursday they are investigating an unusual rolling motion on a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max that might have been caused by a damaged backup power-control unit. The Federal Aviation Administration said it was working with Boeing and the...