Oakland Athletics

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants’ World Series Win Won’t Make Them A Dynasty

The San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won’t make them a dynasty.

10/20/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 11: Alcides Escobar #2 celebrates with teammate Billy Butler #16 after scoring on Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals RBI single to left field in the ninth inning against Zach Britton #53 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s All Kansas City In The American League Playoffs

The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.

10/12/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Championship Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

10/07/2014

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 19: Starting pitcher James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals delivers to home plate during the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two Underdogs

The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.

09/30/2014

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Texas Rangers

Angels Stay Hot By Defeating Rangers, 7-3, To Win 8 Straight

Erick Aybar hit a two-run home run early and eight Angels pitchers combined for a 7-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Thursday night, giving Los Angeles its eighth straight win.

09/11/2014

Angels pitcher Cory Rasmus, making his first major league start after two seasons as a reliever, delivers a pitch in the first inning of the Halos' 2-0 victory over the Athletics on Saturday night in Anaheim. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Eight Angel Pitchers Combine To Shut Out Athletics, 2-0

The Los Angeles Angels used eight pitchers — a franchise record for a nine-inning game — in a 2-0 victory over Oakland on Saturday night that increased their AL West lead over the Athletics to four games.

08/30/2014

Angels pitcher Jered Weaver falls as he delivers a first-inning pitch, one of his rare missteps in Friday's 4-0 win over the Athletics in Anaheim. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Weaver, Angels Bullpen Blank Athletics, 4-0

Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 Friday night, extend their AL West lead over the A’s to three games.

08/29/2014

Erick Aybar of the Angels hits an RBI single during the second inning of the Halos' 4-3 win over Oakland in Anaheim on Thursday night. (credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Kendrick’s 10th-Inning Sacrifice Fly Lifts Angels Over A’s, 4-3

Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics.

08/28/2014

Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels connects for a sixth-inning homer in the Halos' 9-4 win at Oakland on Sunday night. (credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Hamilton, Trout Push Angels Past A’s, 9-4

Josh Hamilton homered and drove in three runs, Mike Trout also went deep and the Los Angeles Angels regained the best record on baseball, beating the Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Sunday night.

08/24/2014

The Angels' C.J. Wilson delivers a pitch during the first inning of the Halos' 2-1 loss at Oakland on Saturday night.  (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Athletics Take 2-1 Win Over Angels, Forge Tie In AL West

Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run on Joe Smith’s wild pitch with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Angels 2-1 on Saturday night to move into a first-place tie with Los Angeles atop the AL West.

08/23/2014

Alberto Callaspo of the Athletics slides past the tag of the Angels' Hank Conger to score during the sixth inning of their game Friday night in Oakland. (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gray Pitches Athletics Past Angels, 5-3

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL West […]

08/22/2014

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7 Great Fan Catches Using A Hat

Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.

08/04/2014

Yoenis Cespedes (Photo Credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

5 MLB Trade Deadline Winners

After one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let’s take a look at who made the best moves of the day.

08/01/2014

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Top 5 Starting Rotations If The Playoffs Started Today

By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]

07/31/2014

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6 MLB All-Stars That You May Not Know

Here are 6 MLB All-Stars that you may not know.

07/11/2014

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