| Apr 17, 2011
Josh Willingham had a two-run single to help back eight strong innings from Trevor Cahill, as the Oakland Athletics earned a 5-1 win over the Detroit Tigers in the finale of a four-game set.
Conor Jackson, Hideki Matsui and Cliff Pennington also...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 10:10 PM
This wasn't the way that Blake Beavan wanted to end his rookie season.
A strong second half by the young right-hander ended on a sour note on Tuesday as the A's rolled to a 7-0 victory at Safeco Field in the second-to-last game of the season.
| May 15, 2011
| 7:04 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — After completing a 6-3 West Coast trip Sunday with a harrowing 4-3 win over the Athletics, manager Ozzie Guillen made a request for the White Sox.
"Go home and play better for our fans," he said. "They deserve that. We owe them...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 10:33 PM
Franklin Gutierrez scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error by A's shortstop Cliff Pennington in the top of the 10th inning, and the Mariners went on to pull out a 4-2 victory at Oakland Coliseum on Tuesday night.
Seattle pushed across a pair of...
| Jul 10, 2011
| 6:08 PM
Seattle Mariners rookie right-handed pitcher Michael Pineda has been selected to play for the American League in the Major League Baseball All-Star game held July 12 at Chase Field in Phoenix. Pineda will be taking the roster spot of Detroit Tigers right-...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 10:36 PM
Some in the Mariners organization compare rookie Blake Beavan to the just-traded Doug Fister, as both are 6-foot-8 right-handers who rely more on excellent command than raw power.
But Beavan had something Fister rarely enjoyed Monday, some welcome run...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:00 PM
No. 5 Diamondbacks: 26th in a series countdown to spring training. Next: Rays.
Good players carry themselves a certain way. They're respected by teammates, which gives them a sense of security that fosters confidence. They know who they are, even if it...