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

    Jul 2, 2015, 7:22 AM EDT

    Carlos Carrasco

    This is what your face looks like when you give up your first hit of the game with two outs in the ninth inning.

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

    Jul 1, 2015, 7:31 AM EDT

    Mike Montgomery

    Shutouts are rare in baseball these days. M’s rookie Mike Montgomery has two in a row.

  3. Sonny Gray scratched due to illness

    Jun 30, 2015, 2:46 PM EDT

    Sonny Gray

    Chris Bassitt will start in his place.

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

    Jun 30, 2015, 7:32 AM EDT

    Mike Trout

    Mike Trout put on a clinic against the Yankees last night.

  5. Mets, Dodgers not having “active discussions” about Jon Niese trade

    Jun 29, 2015, 8:09 PM EDT

    TORONTO, CANADA - JUNE 17: Jon Niese #49 of the New York Mets makes his way from the bullpen to the dugout before the start of the MLB game against the Toronto Blue Jays on June 17, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

    It was reported over the weekend that the Dodgers and Cubs were among the teams with interest in a trade for Mets left-hander Jon Niese.

  6. Padres try struggling Matt Kemp in the leadoff spot

    Jun 25, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    Matt Kemp

    Kemp went 0-for-4 with a strikeout.

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

    Jun 25, 2015, 7:16 AM EDT

    Carlos Carrasco

    Carlos Carrasco tamed the Tigers in what was clearly a worked match.

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

    Jun 24, 2015, 7:20 AM EDT

    Maikel Franco

    The kid does it again: Maikel Franco with five RBI against the Yankees.

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

    Jun 22, 2015, 7:27 AM EDT

    Tigers celebrate

    A big day for J.D. Martinez, who fell just short of Pulling a Whitten. Which is a thing I’ve just invented.

  10. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jun 20, 2015, 8:56 AM EDT

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    A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including a comeback win for the Angels.

  11. Athletics activate Ike Davis, Edward Mujica from the disabled list

    Jun 19, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

    Ike Davis

    Ike Davis and Edward Mujica both returned to the Athletics on Friday.

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

    Jun 18, 2015, 7:24 AM EDT

    Todd Frazier

    More blowouts. More position players pitching. A couple of heroic performances. We had a little of everything last night.

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

    Jun 16, 2015, 7:49 AM EDT

    Red Sox

    We should say “fanned” as a synonym for “struck out” more. And why don’t we say “Chisox” or “Bosox” anymore?

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

    Jun 15, 2015, 7:40 AM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    Miguel Cabrera thought about leasing Corey Kluber but he talked with his financial advisor and determined that owning him was the better option.

  15. Athletics activate A.J. Griffin from the disabled list, option him to Triple-A

    Jun 13, 2015, 11:50 PM EDT

    A.J. Griffin

    A.J. Griffin is off of the disabled list, but will continue to work at Triple-A.

  16. Chris Archer finally cools down, walks a batter and strikes out fewer than 10

    Jun 13, 2015, 11:10 PM EDT

    Chris Archer

    Chris Archer was unable to make it four starts in a row with double-digit strikeouts and zero walks.

  17. Report: Blue Jays have checked in with Athletics about Tyler Clippard

    Jun 13, 2015, 4:55 PM EDT

    OAKLAND, CA - MAY 28: Tyler Clippard #36 of the Oakland Athletics pitches during the game against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum on May 28, 2015 in Oakland, California. The Athletics defeated the Yankees 5-4. (Photo by Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/Getty Images)

    With the Athletics looking like one of the few obvious sellers leading up to the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, reliever Tyler Clippard figures to be a popular name.

  18. The Tigers are on the prowl for starting pitching

    Jun 12, 2015, 6:55 PM EDT

    Shane Greene

    The Tigers need to fill a void in the starting rotation after demoting Shane Greene to Triple-A on Friday.

  19. Video: Billy Burns robs the Rangers not once, but twice

    Jun 11, 2015, 7:13 PM EDT

    billy burns

    Athletics left-hander Scott Kazmir held the Rangers to just one hit — a single from Elvis Andrus in the third inning — over eight scoreless innings in a 7-0 victory this afternoon. However, he got some help from center fielder Billy Burns, who made a pair of amazing catches…

  20. Chris Archer becomes first in the modern era with three straight double-digit strikeout, zero-walk starts

    Jun 7, 2015, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Chris Archer has quietly been one of the best pitchers in baseball, particularly lately.

  21. Report: Nationals have contacted the Athletics about Ben Zobrist

    Jun 5, 2015, 8:35 PM EDT

    Ben Zobrist

    The Nationals are the latest team to have reported interest in Athletics utilityman Ben Zobrist.

  22. A fan, hit by a broken bat shard, has suffered “life-threatening injuries” at Fenway Park

    Jun 5, 2015, 7:48 PM EDT

    Fenway Park

    A fan was hit by a shard of Brett Lawrie’s broken bat and had to be taken out on a stretcher.

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

    Jun 3, 2015, 7:03 AM EDT

    Lloyd McClendon

    Everybody got a piece of Lloyd McClendon’s mind last night.

  24. Scott Kazmir cleared to return to A’s rotation Friday

    Jun 2, 2015, 6:25 PM EDT

    kazmir getty

    Athletics left-hander Scott Kazmir had to make an early exit from a start last Wednesday against the Tigers after experiencing tightness in his throwing shoulder, but he made it through a …

  25. Scott Kazmir “felt great” after bullpen session and expects to avoid disabled list

    Jun 1, 2015, 11:15 AM EDT

    Scott Kazmir

    Kazmir has a 3.40 ERA in 42 starts since signing with the A’s last offseason.

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