30 Players: Semien Looks To Break Out With A'sWhen you take a look at Marcus Semien’s stats, nothing really jumps out at you, until you get to his on-base percentage. If you were wondering why he was the main target of Athletics GM Billy Beane in the Jeff Samardzija trade, look no further.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants' World Series Win Won't Make Them A DynastyThe 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.
Playoff Pinch Hits: It's All Kansas City In The American League PlayoffsThe 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.
Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Championship Series Is SetThe Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.
Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two UnderdogsThe Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.
Angels Stay Hot By Defeating Rangers, 7-3, To Win 8 StraightErick 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.
Eight Angel Pitchers Combine To Shut Out Athletics, 2-0The 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.
Weaver, Angels Bullpen Blank Athletics, 4-0Jered 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.
Kendrick's 10th-Inning Sacrifice Fly Lifts Angels Over A's, 4-3Howie 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.
Hamilton, Trout Push Angels Past A's, 9-4Josh 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.
Athletics Take 2-1 Win Over Angels, Forge Tie In AL WestCoco 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.
Gray Pitches Athletics Past Angels, 5-3
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5 MLB Trade Deadline WinnersAfter one of the craziest MLB trade deadlines ever, let's take a look at who made the best moves of the day.
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