Gray, A’s Take Opener of Angels Series

There are still 35 games left in the regular season, but Friday night’s showdown between the top two teams in MLB had the excitement and tension of a playoff game. After five consecutive wins in the month of July, A’s opening-day starter Sonny Gray rebounded from four-straight August losses to toss one of his most impressive outings, pitching 8.1 innings in an more »

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Bumgarner Regains Control in Giants Win

In game two of today’s games, San Francisco Giants’ (67-59) starter, Madison Bumgarner (14-9, 3.17 ERA) dominated the Chicago Cubs (55-72) after a rocky start in the first inning. Bumgarner struggled early in the first, giving up back-to-back home runs to Justin Ruggiano and Wellington Castillo, to give the Cubs an early 3-1 lead. But that would be all the more »

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Petit Continues Dominance, Giants Officially Lose Tuesday’s Rain Out 2-1

Yusmeiro Petit continued his dominance, but after a confusing and frustrating ending on Tuesday night, the San Francisco Giants fell short of a comeback as they fell to the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Thursday afternoon. Tuesday night’s matchup at Wrigley Field ended with rain and a protested loss for San Francisco. When the rain poured down, Chicago’s grounds crew were more »

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Selig On Oakland Athletics Stadium Situation: ‘This Is Always Something I Wanted To Get Resolved’

Putting an end to the Oakland Athletics ongoing stadium saga is definitely on commissioner Bud Selig’s to-do list. “This is always something I wanted to get resolved before I leave office, which is another five-and-a-half or six months,” said Selig on Tuesday, as he held court in the Raiders locker room for more than 30 minutes as part of his farewell more »

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