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  • Injury wave crashes over A's

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- Crushed 9-4 by the Angels on Sunday night, the Oakland A's fell one game behind Los Angeles in the American League West race. That wasn't even the worst news for...
  • Lester show his value in A's win

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange Lester show his value in A's win OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Oakland A's thought they were getting a big-game pitcher, someone they could rely on down the stretch, when they acquired left-hander Jon...
  • A's will skip Hammel's next turn in rotation

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- Struggling right-hander Jason Hammel's turn in the rotation will be skipped Friday when the A's open a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels. The A's...
  • A's hold off Twins, 6-5

    OAKLAND One night after Jon Lester's three-hit shutout of the Minnesota Twins, A's teammate Scott Kazmir was threatening to match him. Kazmir's line shows that he allowed five runs in a 6-5 victory over the Twins at the Coliseum on Friday night. However,...
  • A's Lester shuts out Twins, 3-0

    OAKLAND, Calif. It was slump-buster night for Oakland A's hitters at the Coliseum on Thursday, not that Jon Lester needed all that many bats to come alive. Lester threw five perfect innings and wound up tossing a three-hit shutout as Oakland whipped...
  • A's Lowrie placed on DL

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Shortstop Jed Lowrie was unable to play through the pain of a hairline fracture of his right index finger and was placed on the disabled list after the game...
  • Feast or famine for A's offense

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Oakland Athletics have a feast or famine offense. On Tuesday night, they collected a season-high 20 hits, including two Josh Donaldson home runs, to crush the...
  • Royals' Vargas pitches three-hit shutout

    The Sports Xchange Royals' Vargas pitches three-hit shutout KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jason Vargas was on top of his game and made sure the Kansas City Royals stayed atop the American League Central standings. Vargas threw a three-hitter and second baseman...
  • Lowrie still bothered by finger injury

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Shortstop Jed Lowrie has a hairline fracture on his right index finger, but is confident he can play through the pain and avoid a trip to the disabled list. An...
  • Hammel gives A's fans reasons to smile

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- The A's ended their 10-game home stand Sunday with a 6-1 loss to the Minnesota, but it wasn't all bad news for Oakland. Right-hander Jason Hammel had his best...
  • Cook showing confidence out of bullpen

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH OAKLAND, Calif. -- If it looks like A's right-handed reliever Ryan Cook has recaptured his All-Star form of 2012 as a rookie, there's a reason. "I feel good. I'm confident when I'm...
  • A's hang on to beat Twins

    The Sports Xchange By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange A's hang on to beat Twins OAKLAND, Calif. -- When Coco Crisp drilled a three-run triple in the fifth inning, snapping a scoreless tie with the Minnesota Twins, the Oakland A's realized it was a big...