1. Astros' Road Trip Starts with a Wild Ride in Win

    If you could ever say a team "eked out" a four run win this was that game. Riding a four game win streak into Boston the Astros sent out AAA call-up Dan Straily to start the road trip...

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  2. Fraley: Chi Chi Gonzalez Can't KO Hitters on the Ropes...

    ARLINGTON — The sudden decline of Rangers rookie right-hander Chi Chi Gonzalez turned the Josh Hamilton- Los Angeles Angels get-together Friday night into a nonevent...

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  3. Josh Hamilton Has Moved on as Rangers Lose to Angels

    On Thursday night, before playing the Angels for the first time since being abruptly traded earlier this season, Josh Hamilton slept fitfully. He got only a few hours' rest...

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  4. Final: Angels Use Six-Run Second Inning to Rout Hamilton, Rangers, 8-2

    ARLINGTON, Texas –> Before the Angels began a three-game series with the Texas Rangers on Friday, their manager talked at length about the offensive “stall” the team is in...

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  5. A's Blow Lead to Mariners' Long Ball

    OAKLAND -- The evening started for the A's with right fielder Josh Reddick apologizing to manager Bob Melvin for suggesting the front office interfered with Melvin's construction of ...

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  6. A's Bombed by Mariners, Lose 9-5

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  7. Mariners Hit 4 HRs in 9-5 Win over A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Nelson Cruz, Seth Smith, Brad Miller and Logan Morrison all hit two-run homers and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 9-5 Friday night for their third win in four games...

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  8. Correa, Altuve Pick Up Slack as Astros Top Red Sox

    BOSTON — Having George Springer, Carlos Correa and Jose Altuve as the first three hitters in the Astros lineup might have made for the best leading trio anywhere, no matter the specific ordering...

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  9. Rangers Designate Feliz for Assignment

    The Texas Rangers have designated reliever Neftali Feliz for assignment, clearing a 25 man and 40 man roster spot for the return of pitcher Matt Harrison...

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  10. Angels Win 8-2 in 1st Game vs. Texas Since Trading Hamilton

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Kole Calhoun drove in four runs with a pair of early doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels won 8-2 in their first game against Texas since trading Josh Hamilton back to the Rangers ...

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  11. Gray Likely to Start Tuesday, Not Throw in All-Star Game

    The A's would like to see Sonny Gray pitch twice between now and the All-Star break, and manager Bob Melvin is strongly leaning to having Gray, recovering from a bout of gastritis caused by salmonella, start Tuesday in New York...

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  12. Reddick, Melvin Clear Air over 'Miscommunication'

    A's right fielder Josh Reddick and manager Bob Melvin both said they had a miscommunication that led to Reddick making critical comments about the team's front office during a radio interview...

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  13. Gallardo Records Rangers' Longest Scoreless Streak Since 2005

    Texas Rangers pitcher Yovani Gallardo extended his scoreless run to 29.1 innings during Thursday's 2-0 win over the Baltimore Orioles , giving him the Rangers' longest such ...

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  14. Reddick Criticizes A's Front Office over His Playing Time

    Josh Reddick is enjoying an excellent first half of the season, but the A's right fielder expressed frustration Thursday night with his playing time in a surprisingly candid radio interview...

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  15. Always, Always Wear Your Cup

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  16. Elias Pitching for His Rotation Spot

    Roenis Elias didn't pitch well enough to win on Thursday night, though he only allowed three hits and three runs over six innings in the Mariners ' 4-0 loss to the A's...

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  17. Russell Wilson Would “Consider” Playing Baseball If Traded to Mariners

    On Monday night, Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch appeared on Conan O'Brien's show, where he dropped an “F” bomb and talked about “grabbing my ding-ding.” (And also grabbed his ding-ding several times...

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  18. Mariners Only Manage 2 Hits in 4-0 Loss to A's

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Two wins in a row might have been a rarity for the Mariners in the last six weeks, but three wins in a row seems like an impossibility...

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  19. A's 2-Hit Mariners En Route to 4-0 Win

    OAKLAND -– Scott Kazmir carved through the Seattle Mariners ' lineup Thursday night for one of his most dominant starts in an A's uniform...

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  20. Kazmir Helps A's Blank Mariners 4-0

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Scott Kazmir pitched eight sparkling innings, Marcus Semien homered for the first time in nearly two months, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Thursday night...

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  21. Rangers Power Leads to Series Win in Baltimore

    What went right? First baseman Mitch Moreland didn't even have to play in the final two games of the series to qualify for what went right. Not after he swatted two homers in each of the first two games...

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  22. Scott Kazmir Puts on Show in A's Win over Seattle

    With scouts from the Royals , Cubs , Nationals and Twins looking on, Scott Kazmir was at his very best on Thursday night at the Coliseum...

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  23. Mariners Go Quietly in 4-0 Loss to Athletics

    This was another one of those games Thursday night for the Seattle Mariners that, if viewed in isolation, might not seem so bad...

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  24. Astros Sure to Miss Heartbeat Springer in Intangible Ways

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  25. Rangers Score 2 in 9th to Beat Orioles 2-0

    Leonys Martin ended a scoreless duel with an RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0 Thursday night behind a dominant pitching performance by Yovani Gallardo and three relievers...

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