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  • Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet

    Phillies get a D, Red Sox an F on midterm grade sheet
    With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the teams with the major leagues' best records, the Oakland Athletics (59-36) and the Los...
  • MLB team-by-team midterm grades

    The Sports Xchange By Rick Kaplan, The Sports Xchange MLB team-by-team midterm grades With baseball at the ceremonial midpoint of the season, the biggest overachievers and underachievers are division rivals. The American League West is home to the...
  • Parity provides hope along with mediocrity

     Parity provides hope along with mediocrity
    MINNEAPOLIS — Parity has been one of the biggest stories of baseball's first half, with almost everyone still in the wild-card hunt. "Parity is good," White Sox manager Robin Ventura said recently. "More people are in it. Hope is always good."...
  • First-inning mistake hurts Samardzija

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- Righty Jeff Samardzija got his chance to match up with one of the American League's elite pitchers on Friday night, and the newest Athletic proved he was up for the task....
  • Marcos Breton: A's starter Scott Kazmir goes from unwanted to All-Star

    SAN FRANCISCO Earlier this baseball season, when the Giants had the best record, Tim Hudson was the story. He was the veteran pitcher acquired during the offseason after a horrendous injury suffered last summer while pitching in Atlanta. Hudson was the...
  • A's unsure where Pomeranz will fit upon return

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- The A's welcomed back left-hander Drew Pomeranz to on-field activities during their two-game visit to San Francisco, but Oakland manager Bob Melvin was not able to...
  • A's pitchers still starving at the plate

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH SAN FRANCISCO -- The way the A's have been playing, it's hard to find any faults in their lineup. But here's something that might hold Oakland back should it reach the World Series...
  • Ailene Voisin: 'Eccentric' Jeff Samardzija fits right in with Athletics

    OAKLAND There have been scooters in the clubhouse, pies in the face, and enough facial hair to keep the local barber in business if the players sporting the unruly beards and hairstyles suddenly decided to practice good grooming habits. These are the A'...
  • A's Cespedes to defend derby crown

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- It's official. Oakland Athletics left fielder Yonenis Cespedes will defend his title at the Home Run Derby on Monday night at Target Field, on the eve of the All-...
  • A's to be well represented at All-Star Game

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- Going into this season, the Oakland Athletics hadn't had a position player make the American League All-Star team since catcher Ramon Hernandez in 2003, hadn't...
  • Rich get richer as A's reportedly acquire Samardzija

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The pitching rich Oakland Athletics just got a whole lot wealthier. The A's reportedly acquired Chicago Cubs starters Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel in a...
  • A's O'Flaherty reinstated from DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics bullpen got deeper and, presumably, better Thursday, and the improvement had nothing to do with a midseason trade. Left-hander Eric O'...