1. Why the Chase for the AL West Title Is MLB's Most Important Divisional Race

    The divisional race died in 1994. And the wild card killed it. When a second-place team can sneak into the playoffs, what does first-place matter? Sure, there's home-field advantage (and bragging rights) to consider...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 day ago 4,446 reads 18 comments

  2. A's Taking Roster Construction to the Next Level

    I started writing this post prior to the trade deadline; viewed through this lens, the Lester-and-Gomes-for-Cespedes trade makes even more sense for the A's than it already did, especially ...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 hour ago 11 reads 0 comments

  3. Looking Past the Stat Line: Mark Appel, RHP, Astros

    Mark Appel's struggles this season have been well documented, but the 2013 first overall pick has been better since his promotion to Double-A...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 1 hour ago 5 reads 0 comments

  4. M's Score Five Runs with Two Outs in Ninth Inning for 5-3 Win

    BOSTON — Wow. Who knows how this franchise-resurrection season ends for the Mariners , but Friday's remarkable 5-3 comeback victory over the Boston Red Sox suggests that anything is possible...

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  5. As Coco Goes, so Go the A's, or so It Seems

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  6. Rangers Outclassed by Meek Royals Offense

    ARLINGTON – It has come to this for the Rangers . Kansas City can overpower them at Globe Life Park...

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  7. A's Strike First vs. Division-Leading Angels

    Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 on Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals...

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  8. Peacock Solid Despite Right Forearm Discomfort

    Brad Peacock was pitching one-run ball through five, having perhaps his best outing in an otherwise rough season. But he was doing it with a lingering pain in his right forearm...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 9 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  9. Mariners Rally with Five Runs in Ninth to Defeat Boston, 5-3

    It might be a little premature to break out the old “Two outs, so what?” mantra for this Mariners team. But for one night it sure seemed fitting...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 9 hours ago 85 reads 0 comments

  10. Astros Jump on Indians' Errors to Win 5-1

    The Astros took advantage of numerous mistakes made by Cleveland to defeat the Indians 5-1 on Friday night...

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  11. Singleton, Astros Defeat Sloppy Indians

    The Houston Astros ' journey through the land of American League playoff contenders has been a success so far...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 10 hours ago 16 reads 0 comments

  12. Felix Hernandez Reaches 200 Strikeouts for a Sixth Consecutive Season

    Felix Hernandez stands alone. With a second-inning strikeout of Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts, the Mariners ' starter became the only pitcher to strike out at least 200 batters in each of the last six seasons...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 12 hours ago 64 reads 0 comments

  13. Blanks Getting MRI After Setback in Rehab Assignment

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 13 hours ago 26 reads 0 comments

  14. Peacock Exirts with Right Forearm Discomfort

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 13 hours ago 7 reads 0 comments

  15. Peacock Exits vs. Indians After 5 IP

    Hmm, Peacock leaves the game with assistant athletic trainer Rex Jones after five innings, allowing 2 hits, 1 run...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 14 hours ago 3 reads 0 comments

  16. Felix Records 6th Straight 200-Strikeout Season

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 14 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  17. The Angels May Have Trouble Getting Starting Pitching on Waivers

    The Angels ' playoff hopes took a serious hit when they lost Garrett Richards for the season in Wednesday's game against the Red Sox ...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 15 hours ago 76 reads 0 comments

  18. Cano Thrilled to Participate in Tour of Japan

    Robinson Cano said that when he was asked to play in a five-game All-Star Series against Japan's national team this coming November, he didn't need to think twice...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 15 hours ago 22 reads 0 comments

  19. Robinson Cano Wins Back New York Hearts with Awesome Celebrity Hoops Showdown

    Robinson Cano left the New York Yankees to join the Seattle Mariners , but that didn't stop him from holding his joint charity event in Brooklyn with friend and former teammate CC Sabathia...

    Lance Fresh Written by Lance Fresh about 16 hours ago 2,207 reads 3 comments

  20. How the Seattle Mariners Built Their Historically Good Bullpen

    Just one season after finishing 31st in ERA, the Seattle Mariners ’ bullpen has been one of the best in the majors in 2014. Seattle’s relievers own a collective 2...

    Nathaniel Reeves Written by Nathaniel Reeves about 1 day ago 1,341 reads 2 comments

  21. Royals-Rangers Preview

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  22. Guilty Plea Entered in Cuban Ballplayer Smuggling

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  23. Richards Joking Around in Hospital 'Uniform'

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  24. A's Activate Craig Gentry from the Disabled List

    Oakland 's outfield depth just got a little stronger with Craig Gentry coming off the disabled list after missing the past month with a broken hand...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 19 hours ago 69 reads 0 comments

  25. A's Reinstate Craig Gentry from DL

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 19 hours ago 10 reads 0 comments