Latest James Kaprielian News

Ohtani homers, wins to match Ruth as Angels top A's 5-1

Aug. 10, 2022 02:10 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Another home run, another pitching win, another spot in the history books. Just another night for Shohei Ohtani. The two-way sensation from Japan withstood another injury scare and pitched six scoreless innings to go with his team-leading 25th home run,...

Suarez strikes out 8, outduels Irvin as Angels edge A's 1-0

Aug. 09, 2022 01:00 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — José Suarez added a second changeup to his pitching repertoire this season and it has given him “100% confidence” to offer batters different looks. He certainly kept the Oakland Athletics off balance all night. Suarez struck out eight over...

Murphy's 3 RBIs off Shohei Ohtani lead A's past Angels, 3-1

Aug. 04, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani couldn't connect at the plate, going 0 for 3 while twice leaving runners in scoring position. Although Ohtani was solid on the mound, he couldn't retire Sean Murphy in two key situations. Ohtani sometimes has to do it all by himself for the...

Fletcher's leadoff homer propels Angels to 3-1 win over A's

Aug. 03, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — David Fletcher's return to the lineup has been timely for the Los Angeles Angels. The second baseman provided a leadoff homer in Tuesday night's 3-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics and has a hit in all four games he has played in since coming off the...

Díaz, Rockies rally off Graveman in 9th, stun White Sox 6-5

Jul. 27, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Elias Díaz hit a two-run single off Kendall Graveman in the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies overcame the loss of starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Wednesday. Senzatela, making his second start since returning from a...

A's, Irvin beat Astros 4-2 for 1st series sweep of season

Jul. 27, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cole Irvin allowed four hits over seven innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-2 on Wednesday for their first winning sweep in 32 series this season. Oakland, an AL-worst 38-63, won three in a row from AL West-leading Houston (64-35) and...

A's benefit from Rangers' defense, win 3-1 for 3rd straight

Jul. 24, 2022 01:22 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Vimael Machin scored on first baseman Nathaniel Lowe’s fielding error to snap a scoreless tie in the sixth inning, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Saturday night. On a night when neither team did much offensively and both...

Cole Irvin strikes out 8 over 7 innings, A's beat Rangers

Jul. 23, 2022 01:20 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A couple of weeks back, Athletics catcher Stephen Vogt noticed Cole Irvin struggling in the early innings, so the veteran spoke up and shared a little something Madison Bumgarner does just before taking the mound: The big lefty throws his last five or 10 pitches as hard as...

Pinder's 12th-inning slam lifts A's over Rangers 14-7

Jul. 13, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Chad Pinder hit a grand slam during an eight-run 12th inning and the Oakland Athletics overcame another homer by Corey Seager to beat the Texas Rangers 14-7 Tuesday night. Pinder was Texas' automatic runner to open the 12th and scored on Vimael Machin's...

Seager HR, Smith inside-park shot send Rangers past A's 10-8

Jul. 12, 2022 00:37 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager's first four-game homer streak comes with the realization that the slugging Texas shortstop might never match what diminutive teammate Josh Smith did an inning later. Seager connected on his 20th homer leading off the fifth before the rookie...