1. Why Freese Is the Angels' X-Factor

    I would say David Freese has had a roller coaster career, but it's been far too short to really qualify. This may come as a surprise to some, but Freese is only in his fifth full season as a major leaguer...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 hours ago 4 reads 0 comments

  2. A's Notes: Vogt Progessing, Gentry's Status in Limbo

    OAKLAND – Stephen Vogt stepped into the batter's box Tuesday afternoon and watched a pitch from Drew Pomeranz go whizzing by.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 hours ago 3 reads 0 comments

  3. They Got Beaned! How the A's Flunked Moneyball

    Except when it's not. On July 31, the Oakland Athletics had baseball's best record (66-41) and by far its most explosive offensive lineup. The A's led the big leagues in runs scored (535) and run differential (+162), the latter by an astounding margin..

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 6 hours ago 5 reads 0 comments

  4. Mariners Remove Elias with Mild Elbow Strain

    Rookie left-hander Roenis Elias was removed in the fourth inning of Tuesday's 13-2 victory over the Angels due to a slight strain in his left elbow and will undergo an MRI on Wednesday, according to manager Lloyd McClendon...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 9 hours ago 18 reads 0 comments

  5. Oakland A's 2014 Minor League Awards

    As the Oakland A's big league team fights for its postseason life, the organization's minor league squads did well this year. The Sacramento River Cats (Triple-A) came within one win of returning to playoffs...

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  6. Mariners Rout Angels, Gain Ground in Playoff Race

    ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Mike Zunino's two-run double keyed a four-run fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night...

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  7. Smolinski, Rangers Rock the Kazmir

    Adam Rosales was batting third tonight. The Rangers won anyway, 6-3. That's all you really need to know, but by all means, proceed if you're a sadist. .....

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  8. Kazmir, Sloppy Athletics Lose 6-3 to Rangers

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski, and shortstop Jed Lowrie made an error that led to a pair of unearned runs as the Oakland Athletics lost 6-3 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Tuesday night...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 21 hours ago 75 reads 1 comments

  9. Rangers Beat Worst (Playoff Contending) Team in Baseball

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 21 hours ago 42 reads 0 comments

  10. Poor Night in Field Undoes A's in Loss to Rangers

    After getting their act together in Seattle the over the weekend, the A's were off Monday and then promptly fell apart on Tuesday. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 22 hours ago 20 reads 0 comments

  11. Indians 4, Astros 2: The Shortest Man Stands Tall

    The loss notwithstanding, Jose Altuve put the cherry on top of the ice cream sundae of a season that he's had. .....

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  12. Altuve Sets Astros' Hit Record

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 24 hours ago 277 reads 0 comments

  13. A's Jason Hammel to miss start, Drew Pomeranz to fill in

    Jason Hammel will leave for the birth of his second child after Thursday's game and will miss his next start, The Chronicle has learned, so left-hander Drew Pomeranz will start on Saturday against the Phillies ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 day ago 35 reads 0 comments

  14. Choice out for the Year

    The Rangers have also confirmed that Michael Choice will be out for the remainder of the season with a severe strained left hamstring...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 day ago 55 reads 0 comments

  15. Astros Shut Down George Springer for the Season

    As of last weekend rookie slugger George Springer had hoped to return from a quadriceps injury to play again this season, but the Astros announced today that he'll shut things down until 2015...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 1 day ago 7 reads 0 comments

  16. Seattle Mariners' 2014 Minor League Awards

    The Seattle Mariners have had a memorable season in the major leagues, but the year in the minors provided plenty of excitement as well...

    Nathaniel Reeves Written by Nathaniel Reeves about 1 day ago 1,145 reads 1 comments

  17. Adrian Beltre is Texas Rangers nominee for Roberto Clemente Award

    Third baseman Adrian Beltre is the Texas Rangers 2014 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, the highest honor given to players by Major League Baseball.....

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  18. Overlooked Ryan Rua Could Provide Rangers What They've Lacked for Years

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  19. Angels' Shoemaker Set for MRI After Mild Side Pain

    Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker was forced to exit deep into his start on Monday night with what he deemed "a little side discomfort" on the left side of his rib cage, an ailment the rookie said he's "not really" concerned about...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 day ago 201 reads 0 comments

  20. Altuve Shines in Rare Win for Astros

    HOUSTON (AP) -- Jose Altuve had three hits to give him 209 this season and drove in two runs, leading the Houston Astros to a 3-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night...

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  21. Boesch's Solo Homer

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  22. Albert Pujols Injury: Updates on Angels Star's Hamstring and Return

    Updates from Tuesday, Sept. 16 Angels communication director Eric Kay confirms Albert Pujols ' status for tonight's game vs...

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  23. McHugh Leaves with Left Arm Contusion

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  24. Ackley (Ankle) Returns Tonight vs. Halos

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  25. A's Lose Sacramento Affiliate; Weekly Honors for Jon Lester

    A source tells The Chronicle that Triple-A Sacramento has filed to end its longtime affiliation with the A's, as I first reported was likely in May...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 days ago 252 reads 0 comments