1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Always, Always Wear Your Cup

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 22 hours ago 5 reads 0 comments

  13. 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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  14. Astros Sure to Miss Heartbeat Springer in Intangible Ways

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  15. 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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  16. A's Pitcher Sonny Gray Had Salmonella

    "No, not at all," he said. "I don't know when I will pitch again. Hopefully it will be sooner rather than later. All I know is I feel good today...

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  17. Feliz (Side) Reinstated from DL, Will Be Setup Man

    The Rangers reinstated right-hander Neftali Feliz from the 15-day disabled list on Thursday and optioned right-hander Nick Martinez to Triple-A Round Rock...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 day ago 9 reads 0 comments

  18. Vogt, Butler Have High Hopes for Second 81 Games

    The A's want more than anything to use the second half of the season to show that their first 81 games, a 36-45 performance that has them dead last in the American League West, is a fluke...

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  19. After One Year and a Spinal Fusion, Harrison to Return to TEX Rotation

    BALTIMORE – After a year and a spinal fusion in the lower lumbar region of his back, left-hander Matt Harrison will return to the Rangers rotation...

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  20. Oakland Athletics' Top Four Draft Picks Challenge Current Prospects

    The Oakland Athletics ' farm system has been hurting ever since the departure of Addison Russell in last year's trade that acquired pitcher Jeff Samardzija...

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  21. Forst: Gray Untouchable as MLB Trade Deadline Looms

    OAKLAND -- A bogus report from a fake Twitter account had the A's fan base up in arms Tuesday over the possibility that ace Sonny Gray had been traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers ....

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  22. Harrison (Back) to Start Tuesday or Wednesday

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  23. Feliz (Side) Reinstated from DL, Will Be Setup Man

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  24. Taylor Being Recalled to Take Bloomquist's Spot

    Infielder Chris Taylor will be recalled from Triple-A Tacoma on Thursday in time to join the Mariners as they open a four-game series with the A's.....

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  25. Astros Sign 16-Year-Old Outfielder from Dominican for $2.5 Million

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