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The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.
Jose Abreu hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to help the Chicago White Sox snap a four-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.
After two great starts, Scott Carroll has run into some adversity in his past two. He remains optimistic and confident.
White Sox manager Robin Ventura questioned the effort of his players after a 5-1 loss to Arizona on Sunday in Chicago, and he spoke about the “uninspired” effort again before playing at Oakland on Monday night hoping for a spark. All he could complain about after the latest loss is that the comeback came too late.
There are more loopholes and flaws than anyone envisioned with the new system.
Pitchers will have the option of wearing a thicker cap for protection from line drives.
The A’s postseason berth has created quite the scheduling/logistical nightmare for the staff of the O.co Coliseum.
Derek Norris scored on a passed ball with two outs in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Thursday.
Matt Garza plans to pitch as well as he can for the Chicago Cubs as long as he’s with the team. That’s how he’s dealing with all this trade talk.
One bad pitch blew what would’ve given the Chicago Cubs something they’ve rarely achieved this season: a winning streak.
A sewage problem at the Coliseum forced the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners to use the same locker room after Sunday’s game.
Alex Rios and Tyler Flowers homered, Hector Santiago pitched into the seventh inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday to salvage a split of their four-game series.
John Danks pitched three-hit ball over eight innings for his first victory in more than a year, and the Chicago White Sox won for just the second time in 12 games, beating the surging Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Saturday.
If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.
Despite having the Chicago White Sox in first place in the AL Central for most of the year, when most people believed the team would be near the bottom of the division, Robin Ventura lost out on the Manager of the Year to Oakland Athletics’ manager Bob Melvin.
Seth Smith hit a game-tying two-run double off Detroit closer Jose Valverde in the ninth inning and Coco Crisp capped Oakland’s most dramatic comeback yet with an RBI single as the Athletics staved off elimination for a second straight night with a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 of the AL division series Wednesday.
Brett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Anibal Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the upstart Oakland Athletics avoided another playoff sweep by Detroit, beating the Tigers 2-0 Tuesday night in their AL division series.
Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Pat Neshek said that his newborn son has died.