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  1. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 15, 2014, 6:11 AM EDT

    Orioles celebrate

    Against all odds, the Orioles are poised to clinch their first AL East title in seventeen years.

  2. Athletics to use off-day to readjust starting rotation

    Sep 14, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT

    Sonny Gray

    The Athletics changed up their starting rotation order so that Sonny Gray lines up to pitch the final game of the season on the road against the Rangers.

  3. Cubs will be in position to make a splash with Jon Lester

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Jon Lester Getty

    Multiple industry sources say the Cubs are targeting Lester and will make a run at him this winter, trying to set a foundation piece in the rebuild at Clark and Addison.

  4. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 10, 2014, 6:50 AM EDT

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    Yusmeiro Petit was a study in efficiency as the Giants solidified their hold on the top wild card slot in the National League and pulled to within two and a half of the Dodgers.

  5. Athletics halt losing streak, walk off in the ninth against the Astros

    Sep 6, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT

    Jed Lowrie

    The slumping Athletics appeared to be well on their way to another loss, but put together a three-run ninth inning to work off victors against the Astros on Saturday.

  6. Settling the Scores: Friday’s results

    Sep 6, 2014, 7:51 AM EDT

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    James Shields tames the Yankees and the Milwaukee Brewers postpone the Heat Death of the (National League) Universe for at least another day.

  7. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 4, 2014, 7:07 AM EDT

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    A lesson in why you do not want to have to face the Mariners in the wild card game.

  8. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 30, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT

    Albert Pujols AP

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including an AL West showdown.

  9. Athletics calling up Drew Pomeranz to start Wednesday

    Aug 25, 2014, 11:02 PM EDT

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    The change lines up Sonny Gray, Jon Lester, Scott Kazmir and Jeff Samardzija to start in a big four-game series against the Angels later this week.

  10. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    Aug 24, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

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    The A’s and Angels are tied again at the very top of the American League West standings. Jon Lester struck out seven and allowed just one run on five hits and a walk, and Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run on an eighth-inning wild pitch as Oakland topped the visiting Halos 2-1 on Saturday.

  11. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 23, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    Sean Doolittle AP

    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including an important AL West battle.

  12. Jeff Samardzija content he chose baseball over football

    Aug 19, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

    Jeff Samardzija

    Baseball wound up the career path of choice for the A’s right-hander, but football will always be in Samardzija’s blood.

  13. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 18, 2014, 5:30 AM EDT

    Lloyd McClendon, Tony Randazzp

    An ump show in Detroit couldn’t stop the Mariners’ momentum.

  14. Jon Lester says he’s not simply going to the highest bidder

    Aug 13, 2014, 9:47 AM EDT

    Jon Lester

    And Mike Hampton picked Colorado for the excellent schools.

  15. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and hghlghts

    Aug 13, 2014, 7:16 AM EDT

    Mariners

    In the future, every pitcher will toss seven shutout innings for fifteen minutes — Andy Warhol.

  16. A’s halt Royals’ winning streak at eight with 11-3 drubbing

    Aug 12, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    A’s starter Jon Lester fanned nine batters over six solid innings and the Oakland offense set a season-high with 20 hits in an 11-3 beatdown of the host Royals on Tuesday night at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium. It was the first loss for the Royals in nine games.

  17. Video: Yoenis Cespedes hits his first Red Sox home run

    Aug 10, 2014, 11:55 PM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    Yoenis Cespedes went yard in a big spot to notch his first home run as a member of the Red Sox.

  18. Cubs, Phillies not likely to complete a Cole Hamels trade. But it’s still interesting.

    Aug 8, 2014, 12:03 PM EDT

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    For what it says about the Cubs, not what it says about the Phillies or Cole Hamels.

  19. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 8, 2014, 6:23 AM EDT

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    If you had money on “Shane Greene and Chris Capuano would go back-to-back shutting down the Detroit Tigers in August, keeping the Yankees in the playoff picture,” the casino management would like to have a word with you.

  20. Bartolo Colon aims for 200th career victory

    Aug 3, 2014, 11:22 AM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    Colon will hit a milestone if he can reel off a third straight victory this afternoon.

  21. Jon Lester takes out full-page ad to thank Red Sox fans

    Aug 3, 2014, 9:23 AM EDT

    Jon Lester Getty

    As has become a tradition… the player looks classy, the paper sells a bit better than usual.

  22. Gammons: the Pirates may have made an offer for David Price that was “greater in terms of talent”

    Aug 1, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

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    But the determining factor was likely the Rays’ belief that they can contend in 2015.

  23. Jose Bautista, Casey Janssen “frustrated” and “disappointed” by Blue Jays’ lack of trade deadline activity

    Aug 1, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Toronto was 38-24 and in first place by six games on June 6, but the Blue Jays have gone 22-26 since then and general manager Alex Anthopoulos did nothing at the trade deadline yesterday.

  24. Empty Yesterday: Kansas City’s trade deadline day

    Aug 1, 2014, 1:45 PM EDT

    Dayton Moore, David Glass

    The Royals just had an infuriating trade deadline day.

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