2:44 AM EDT, Tue September 02, 2014
Athletics Nation 8 hours ago

Game #137: The Athletics' slump is Dunn with a 6-1 victory over the Mariners

The new misfit toys led the charge as the Athletics broke their four-game losing streak. When Adam Dunn was a free agent prior to the 2011 season, I kind of wanted the Oakland Athletics to sign him. The A's were coming off a solid season built around pitching and defense, and they needed to add power to the lineup if they wanted to build on that success. They ended up getting Josh Willingham, and Dunn signed with the White Sox. Although that 2011 team didn't go anywhere, it still looked like they'd dodged a bullet after Dunn posted .569 OPS in Chicago and threatened the MLB record for worst...
Athletics Nation 14 hours ago

September 1 call-ups announced: Burns, Anderson, Rodriguez promoted; Lowrie and Dunn activated

Five players were activated for Monday afternoon's game against the Seattle Mariners. The Oakland Athletics announced that five players will be activated for the September 1 game against the Seattle Mariners. Speedy outfielder Billy Burns, right-handed batting catcher Bryan Anderson, right-handed reliever...
Sacramento Bee 7 hours ago
Dunn homers in 1st at-bat for A's, tops White Sox

Dunn homers in 1st at-bat for A's, tops White Sox

Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup of playoff contenders. Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Chris Young throws to the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland Athletics' Adam Dunn celebrates in the dugout after his two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Oakland,...
Mets 360 9 hours ago

Mets miss boat not trading Bartolo Colon

Surely you were aware the New York Mets were tied to trade rumors leading up to the waiver-trade deadline, with Bartolo Colon‘s name being front and center. With the Los Angeles Angels losing Garrett Richards for the foreseeable future, and…Read more →Related Posts:What’s the value of Bartolo Colon heading forward?Keeping Bartolo Colon might be the best moveMets Minors: No room for Bartolo Colon in QueensWho is right for Opening Day?Whither Bartolo Colon?

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Tacoma News-Tribune 1 hour ago

Mariners lose for fifth time in seven games

Chris Young fails to make it through five-run first inning in Mariners’ 6-1 loss at Oakland…
Fort-Worth Star Telegram 2 hours ago
Another decent outing for Lewis, another loss for Rangers

Another decent outing for Lewis, another loss for Rangers

Colby Lewis ties Yu Darvish for the team lead with 144 1/3 innings pitched.

Texas Rangers place five clubs in minor-league playoffs

Frisco Roughriders third baseman Joey Gallo speaks to a teammate at the end of a Double-A Texas League baseball game between the Midland Rockhounds and the Frisco Roughriders at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas Wednesday July 30, 2014. (Andy …

A first and a second for Texas Rangers minor-league slugger Joey Gallo

Texas Rangers Joey Gallo hits a three-run home run against the Chicago Cubs in the sixth inning of a spring training baseball game on Sunday, March 17, 2013, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson) 03182013xSPORTS

Colby Lewis ties for Texas Rangers season lead in innings pitched in 4-3 loss to Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Colby Lewis will lead the Texas Rangers in innings pitched in 2014. For the short-term, that statistic says a lot about the current Rangers pitching staff. For the long-term, it may say more about Lewis, who …
Tacoma News-Tribune 4 hours ago

Mariners notebook: Seven players added to roster, more expected

Walker and Ramirez to pitch, at least initially, as long relievers; Saunders heading to Arizona to regain strength after viral infection…
Houston Chronicle 4 hours ago

Adam Everett eager to help Astros’ turnaround in his old stomping grounds

Adam Everett cherishes his memories of being a member of the first and only Astros team to play in the World Series. He longs to help the franchise march back to the biggest stage in Major League Baseball. For that reason, the former slick-fielding shortstop didn’t hesitate when asked to be the club’s new interim […]

Source: Astros call up Villar, Stassi, Tropeano, De Leon for roster expansion

A baseball source told the Chronicle on Monday that the Astros were adding Jonathan Villar, Max Stassi, pitcher Nick Tropeano and Jorge De Leon for the first day of roster expansion. Neither Tropeano nor De Leon are on the 40-man roster, meaning correlating moves are needed. The Astros’ 40-man roster is full.
On deck: Angels at Astros, Tuesday, 5 p.m., FSW

On deck: Angels at Astros, Tuesday, 5 p.m., FSW

Where: Minute Maid Park Did you know: The Angels’ odds of making the playoffs, according to Fangraphs.com, are an even 100 percent. Their odds of winning the AL West and skipping the wild-card game are 84.9 percent. Astros report: Houston just...
Fort-Worth Star Telegram 5 hours ago

The Rangers’ lost season has been tough on the broadcast team, too

Steve Busby, Tom Grieve and the rest of the TV team try to inject a little optimism into a challenging situation.
Orange County Register 5 hours ago
Rookie pitcher Shoemaker giving the Angels 'lots of low-stress innings'

Rookie pitcher Shoemaker giving the Angels 'lots of low-stress innings'

With every start, Matt Shoemaker converts a few more doubters into believers. To many around baseball, the Angels’ late-blooming rookie right-hander – he turns 28 this month – has been one of the most surprising stories in the sport this year....

AL West Player News

  • 9 Adam Dunn

    Adam Dunn

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  • 4 Jed Lowrie

    Jed Lowrie

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  • 2 Josh Reddick

    Josh Reddick

    Mariners celebrate Labor Day a little too literally, don't show up to work today

  • 2 Colby Lewis

    Colby Lewis

    Colby Lewis ties for Texas Rangers season lead in innings pitched in 4-3 loss to Kansas City

  • 1 Yu Darvish

    Yu Darvish

    More Rangers’ news: Darvish won’t join team in Kansas City, September roster call ups

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