A's Advance In Playoffs, Beating White Sox 6-4The A’s had lost six straight playoff series since sweeping Minnesota in the 2006 Division Series only to get swept by Detroit in the Championship Series.
A's Hold Off Abreu, White Sox 5-3, Force Series To Game 3Abreu, at the top of the list of AL MVP candidates, hit a hard grounder to second base as Diekman earned a tough save.
Giolito Dazzles, Abreu Slugs White Sox Past A's In OpenerGiolito (1-0) yelled in delight after striking out the side in the sixth, quickly walking back to the dugout with his arms to his side.
Nicky Delmonico Has First Homer, But White Sox Fall To A's In Cactus League PlayThe White Sox took on the Oakland Athletics in Cactus League play on Tuesday.
Cubs Clobber Oakland A's In Cactus League OpenerKris Bryant drove in two runs, Willson Contreras homered and Albert Almore Jr. doubled and scored twice to make their former teammate, David Ross a winner in his debut as Cubs manager.
Baseball Report: AL Wild Card Race Coming Down To WireThe Athletics, Rays and Indians are all vying for two American League wild card spots, as the MLB season enters its final week.
Oakland A's Triumph In Pitching And Hitting, Shut Out White Sox
Fiers Keeps Rolling, A's Hit 3 HRs To Rip White Sox 7-0Tim Anderson lined two singles to right off Fiers among the handful of hard-hit balls off the right-hander.
Happ's Slam Leads Quintana, Cubs Over Athletics 10-1Kyle Schwarber hit a three-run homer, Victor Caratini connected and Javier Báez kept up his latest hot streak with two hits and two RBIs as the Cubs responded with a rout of their own after Oakland pounded them 11-4 on Tuesday night.
Two 3-Run Homers For A's, Bad Night For Lester As Cubs Get ClobberedCubs lefty Jon Lester was tagged for a career high-tying 11 runs in only four innings, with Dustin Garneau and Stephen Piscotty hitting three-run homers that led the Oakland Athletics over Chicago Tuesday night.
4 Homers For Cubs As They Top Oakland A'sJavier Baez hit two of Chicago's four homers and the Cubs' bullpen barely held on without Craig Kimbrel, closing out a victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.