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Cabrera fans 10 in 6 innings, Sánchez homers in Marlins' 4-0 win over A's

Jun. 02, 2023 22:18 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Edward Cabrera struck out 10 in six innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Friday night. The 25-year-old Cabrera (4-4) gave up four hits and walked one. He had his second double-digit strikeout game of the season after fanning 12 against the...

Albies homer helps Braves beat Oakland 4-2, drop A's to 12-46

May. 31, 2023 19:24 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ozzie Albies hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in a three-run fifth inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Wednesday to deny the Athletics’ bid for their first three-game winning streak this season. The victory came at the end of a...

A's score winning run on a Braves fielding error for 2nd 2-game win streak of season

May. 31, 2023 01:00 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — During a season that has been one of the most tumultuous in franchise history, second-year Oakland Athletics manager Mark Kotsay has worked overtime to keep his players positive. It’s starting to pay off. After losing their first nine series...

Noda hits 3-run HR, A's spoil Soroka's return with 7-2 win over Braves to stop 11-game skid

May. 30, 2023 00:20 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Gathered in the indoor batting cage hours before the game, manager Mark Kotsay talked to his Oakland Athletics players during an advance meeting about the Atlanta Braves and reiterated all the little things it would take to win a game. Ryan Noda hit a...

Braves pitcher Michael Soroka goes 6 innings, loses to A's in long-awaited return to mound

May. 29, 2023 23:57 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — During the dark days of his long rehabilitation while recovering from two separate tears to his right Achilles tendon, Michael Soroka imagined a triumphant comeback on the mound. Finally back in the majors Monday night, Soroka took his first loss in three...

As May ends, even some weaker teams have reasons for hope in baseball's playoff chase

May. 29, 2023 13:34 PM EDT

The Detroit Tigers are 25-26 and haven't spent a day above .500 all season. They're also one game out of first place. The Chicago Cubs have the worst record in the National League but are only 4 1/2 games out of a playoff spot. As Memorial Day arrives, some of the...

Peña homers in return to Astros lineup, Houston beats struggling Oakland 6-3

May. 27, 2023 20:19 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Astros’ shortstop Jeremy Peña hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat since getting a planned day off, backing another solid outing from Framber Valdez as Houston sent the Oakland Athletics to their 10th consecutive loss with a 6-3 win Saturday. Alex...

Astros send A's to most losses through 53 games to start season since 1900

May. 27, 2023 01:25 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Kotsay will keep searching for the small bright spots as his Oakland Athletics stumble day after day, making sure they maintain their fight. He will celebrate a defensive play here, an at-bat there, a big catch or mighty throw. Hunter Brown struck out a...

Review: 'The 1998 Yankees’ revisits team 25 years later

May. 26, 2023 12:18 PM EDT

“The 1998 Yankees: The Inside Story of the Greatest Baseball Team Ever,” by Jack Curry (Twelve) Twenty-five years ago this fall, the New York Yankees won the World Series for the 24th time, part of a six-year run in which they won baseball’s championship four times. Jack Curry,...

France hits 2 homers, Gilbert goes 8 innings as Mariners edge reeling A's 3-2

May. 26, 2023 01:27 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ty France homered twice in his return to the lineup, Logan Gilbert pitched eight outstanding innings and the Seattle Mariners finished a four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 3-2 victory Thursday night. Eugenio Suárez drew a bases-loaded walk from reliever...