2:14 AM EDT, Sat August 30, 2014
Oakland Tribune 1 hour ago

A's Coco Crisp leaves game with neck injury

Oakland A's center fielder Coco Crisp leaves Friday's game with Angels in fifth inning after crashing into left-center field wall
Oakland Tribune 48 mins ago

A's blanked by Angels; Crisp hurt

Jered Weaver and the Los Angeles Angels defeated Jon Lester and the Oakland A's 4-0 to open a three-game lead in the American League West; Coco Crisp left the game with an injury after crashing into the wall trying to catch Chris Iannetta's home run.
Athletics Nation 18 mins ago

Athletics injury update: Coco Crisp day-to-day with neck strain, no concussion

In the bottom of the fifth inning in the August 29 game against the Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp sustained a neck strain leaping at the wall in left center field. Crisp initially had caught the ball, but the impact knocked the ball out of his glove, resulting in a...
Sacramento Bee 46 mins ago
Angels beat A's 4-0 behind Weaver, up AL West edge

Angels beat A's 4-0 behind Weaver, up AL West edge

Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 Friday night, extend their AL West lead over the A's to three games. Los Angeles Angels' Chris Iannetta watches his two-run home run, between Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris, left, and Angels' Gordon Beckham during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Jered Weaver winds up during the first inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Anaheim,...
Rotoworld 1 hour ago

Pujols homers as the Angels shut out the A's - Albert Pujols (1B) Los Angeles Angels

Albert Pujols went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's win against the Athletics.

Rangers pitcher Miles Mikolas scratched from Saturday start; Robbie Ross recalled

SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 25: Starting pitcher Miles Mikolas #36 of the Texas Rangers sits in the dugout after completing eight innings against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 25, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The Rangers defeated the …
Texas Rangers Blog | ESPN Dallas 2 hours ago

Rangers scratch Mikolas from Saturday's start

HOUSTON -- The Rangers scratched Saturday's starter, Miles Mikolas because of shoulder fatigue after their 13-6 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night. Left hander Robbie Ross will be recalled from Triple-A Round Rock to replace Mikolas. The Rangers have to make a roster move to make room for...

Rapid Reaction: Rangers 13, Astros 6

HOUSTON -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Friday night that right-hander Scott Baker’s time as a starter was over. Derek Holland returning and the development of younger pitchers are more important. Well, Baker is on a pretty good hot streak as he heads back to the bullpen. The Rangers have won three straight with him pitching, after the team had lost in 20 consecutive games during which he appeared. Baker picked up his second victory as a starter as the Rangers bats did some heavy damage in a 13-6 decision over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Texas Rangers Blog | ESPN Dallas 7 hours ago

Pregame Notes: Holland to pitch on Tuesday

HOUSTON – The Rangers will activate left-handed starter Derek Holland from the disabled list and pitch him next Tuesday night against Kansas City. Holland made his sixth and final rehab start on Thursday night for Triple-A Round Rock, to test his control, make sure his back and knee were fine and...
Los Angeles Times 4 hours ago
Angels pitcher Garrett Richards comes to grips with knee injury

Angels pitcher Garrett Richards comes to grips with knee injury

Angels pitcher Garrett Richards knew the moment he fell awkwardly into the dirt after catching a spike near first base in Fenway Park in the second inning of an Aug. 20 game against the Boston Red Sox that his season was over.
Seattle Times 8 mins ago

Nationals 8, Mariners 3 - Felix Hernandez gives up a career-high four home runs

Given two days worth of extra rest and a packed Safeco Field - something that always brings out the best in him - Felix Hernandez didn't pitch quite like the Felix Hernandez that has been taking the mound for the Mariners much of this season.
Lookout Landing 1 hour ago

72-61: Chart

The King is dead, maybe, probably not. Bar Cotto Salumi: Kendrys Morales (.128 WPA) Oscar Mayer Bologna: Felix  Hernandez (-.313 WPA) Questions: 1. When was the last time you felt this disheartened by a Mariners game? 2. If you were thrown 50 straight sliders on the black by Jordan Zimmerman, do you think you could get a single base hit? Would Mike Zunino? 3. Can you imagine how valuable second half Dustin Ackley would be as a second baseman?
Athletics Nation 1 hour ago

Game #134: You've Heard This One Before; Lifeless A's Fall Easily to Angels

A's lose to Angels. A's don't hit at all. Well, unless four hits count. And they don't. You guys. I just…I can't….I don't know. One of the teams playing for the Division tonight had a lot of everything working for them. All the magic, all of the talent, all of the defense, all of the offense. And, of course, it wasn't your 2014 Oakland Athletics, who have been all but dead since the end of July. Seriously, this game isn't worth the three hours of your holiday weekend that they spent playing it, and it sure wasn't worth the time I spent on this recap.I've run out of ways to creatively...
Houston Chronicle 2 hours ago

Rangers throttle Astros to even four-game series

Box score On the field or off, the Astros have found it almost impossible to go very long without an embarrassing moment under Jim Crane’s brief ownership. Whether it has been the sno-cone vendor taking his products into the bathroom stall or Jeff Luhnow failing to sign the club’s No. 1 overall pick, the public […]

Adduci to seven-day DL; team ties record

HOUSTON -- The Texas Rangers placed first baseman/outfielder Jim Adduci on the seven-day concussion disabled list Friday. Adduci hit his head making a sliding catch in the fourth inning of Thursday night's loss to the Houston Astros. Adduci hit his head twice, on the track and against the wall. Adduci was replaced on the active roster by first baseman/outfielder Ryan Rua, who was promoted from Triple-A Round Rock. Rua, who's in Friday's lineup and batting fifth, will become the 59th player used by the Rangers this season, tying the major-league record for players used in a single season.
Orange County Register 31 mins ago
Angels' Weaver shines in biggest start of the year

Angels' Weaver shines in biggest start of the year

ANAHEIM – Jered Weaver would like remind you who he is. The longtime Angels ace, who has taken a back seat to now-injured Garrett Richards this season, pitched the team to a 4-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. By winning the...

Roster numbers add to Washington's pain

HOUSTON -- The manager sat in his chair, legs crossed, and explained his pain very calmly. On Friday night, Ron Washington used his 59th player of 2014, first baseman Ryan Rua, tying a major league record. In about four days, the Texas Rangers will surpass the mark either with the September call-ups or when left-hander Derek Holland pitches next Tuesday at the Kansas City Royals. Then again, the way this season is going, the Rangers might hit 60 this weekend during this series against the Houston Astros.

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CSN Houston 33 mins ago

Kingsbury extended through 2020

Texas Tech extended Kliff Kingsbury's contract three years on Friday.
Los Angeles Times 54 mins ago

Pitching, power lead Angels to 4-0 win over A's

Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland, 4-0, on Friday night, extend their lead in the AL West over the A's to three games.

Saturday Rangers scouting report: Ross recalled on short notice for intrastate rivalry

Jun 7, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers starting pitcher Robbie Ross (46) pitches against the Cleveland Indians during the game at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Indians defeated the Rangers 8-3. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports
Seattle Times 1 hour ago

Detroit’s Justin Verlander has solid outing in Chicago

Detroit pitcher Justin Verlander continued his mastery of the White Sox, helping the Tigers beat Chicago 7-1. Detroit is one game ahead of the Mariners in the battle for the second AL wild-card spot.

Crisp hurt, A’s shut out by Angels, fall 3 games back

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Angel Stadium So far, the A’s biggest series of the season to date is a disaster. The A’s played Thursday night’s game under protest before losing in extra innings, and Friday, center fielder and leadoff man Coco Crisp was injured crashing into the wall in a 4-0 loss to the division-leading Angels. Frequent nemesis Jered Weaver held Oakland to three hits in his seven innings of work. Add to that some dreadful Oakland defense and a sustained lack of offense, and the whole shebang does start to look a little grim for the A’s. The two-time...

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  • 4 Garrett Richards

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