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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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?

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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…

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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 …

  20. 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.

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

    Jun 1, 2015, 6:39 AM EDT

    Bartolo Colon

    Not gonna lie, there are some morbid thoughts in a couple of these recaps. But there’s also Bartolo Colon hitting an RBI double and if that’s not life-affirming, nothing is.

  22. Ben Zobrist is one of the Cubs’ “biggest targets”

    May 31, 2015, 12:51 PM EDT

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    obrist is capable of playing all over the diamond, so he’s a fit for just about every contending team. But the 34-year-old has a …

  23. Athletics place Sean Doolittle back on the disabled list

    May 30, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Sean Doolittle

    Sean Doolittle is back on the disabled list with a strained left shoulder.

  24. Video: Josh Hamilton hits his first home run of the season

    May 29, 2015, 9:18 PM EDT

    Josh Hamilton

    Josh Hamilton hit his first home run of the season on Friday night against the Red Sox.

  25. A’s outfielder Coco Crisp likely out until after All-Star break

    May 29, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT

    coco crisp getty

    Crisp is making $11 million this season and is owed $11 million next year.

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