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Body of Oakland woman killed by boyfriend 18 years ago found

May. 19, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The body of a missing Oakland woman killed nearly 18 years ago by her then-boyfriend was found by construction workers in a shallow grave, authorities said. Cynthia Alonzo, then 48, was last seen getting into the car of Eric Mora on Thanksgiving Day 2004....

Correa 2 hits in return, small crowd as Twins top A’s 14-4

May. 18, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Carlos Correa went 2 for 4 with an RBI double in his return from a stint on the injured list caused by a bruised middle finger on his right hand, and the Minnesota Twins set a season high for runs Wednesday in a 14-4 rout of the Oakland Athletics. Correa was...

Correa returns to Twins from IL; rookie Lewis sent back down

May. 18, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins reinstated shortstop Carlos Correa from the injured list on Wednesday before their game at Oakland and sent thriving rookie Royce Lewis back to Triple-A St. Paul. Correa missed 11 games with a bruised right middle finger, after a pitch hit...

A's snap out of offensive funk to beat Twins 5-2

May. 18, 2022 02:13 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seth Brown hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning, Sean Murphy followed with a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics ended their four-game losing streak against the Twins, beating Minnesota 5-2 on Tuesday night. Kevin Smith homered to end a long...

Sanchez, Lewis lead Twins past Athletics 3-1

May. 17, 2022 01:53 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Gary Sanchez homered, Royce Lewis scored twice and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Monday night. The Twins followed up a sweep at home against the A’s with a victory in the opener of this series for their first four-game winning streak...

Ohtani homers again, leads Angels past A's 4-1

May. 15, 2022 20:51 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered for the second consecutive game, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. A day after becoming the third Japanese-born player to reach 100 homers in the major leagues, Ohtani belted No. 101....

Plate ump leaves A's-Angels game after getting hit twice

May. 15, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Plate umpire Marty Foster left Sunday’s game between the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels after getting hit in the facemask a second time. Foster was hit in the sixth inning by a foul ball from Kevin Smith and collapsed to the ground before being...

Ohtani hits 100th homer as Angels beat A's 9-1 for DH split

May. 15, 2022 01:12 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani and Taylor Ward provided just what the Los Angeles Angels needed to get over a bad loss in the opener of a day-night doubleheader. Ohtani hit his 100th career home run, Ward hit a grand slam and the Angels salvaged a split by beating the the...

Silseth dazzles in debut as Angels blank A's 2-0

May. 14, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chase Silseth allowed one hit in six strong innings while becoming the first player from last year’s draft to make his major league debut, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 2-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. An 11th-round draft pick...

Brown hits go-ahead HR in 8th, A's take 4 of 5 from Tigers

May. 12, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Seth Brown hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday. Michael Fulmer (1-2) got the first two outs of the eighth, but Jed Lowrie drew a walk and Brown homered to right on a 92-mph fastball....