Billy Butler's blast helps Oakland Athletics take series from Tampa Bay Rays
OAKLAND, Calif. -- After back-to-back walk-off wins against the Tampa Bay Rays, the Oakland Athletics didn't wait until the final inning for a hero to step up Sunday. Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning and ...
RHP Nolan Blackwood is Oakland A's first 2016 draft pick to reach Single-A Beloit
The Oakland A's 2016 draft class is settling in at short-season Low-A Vermont, but the first hatchling has already fought his way up to full-season ball. Right-handed pitcher Nolan Blackwood, the A's 14th-round pick, is already in the bullpen for the ...
Oakland Athletics trade rumors: who will buy Madson? | isportsweb
When the Oakland Athletics signed Ryan Madson, they acquired a solid closer. However, the struggling A's will likely sell their bullpen ace.
Game 98 Preview: Tampa Bay Rays vs Oakland Athletics
The Rays hope to salvage a series splits after two straight walkoff losses.
With heat on, Dodgers gain ground to start second half
ST. LOUIS -- Two series victories and an above-.500 road trip through the blast furnace of America will suit the Los Angeles Dodgers just fine. Considering that their adventures started with a series loss at Arizona, the Dodgers are feeling awfully ...
Dodgers might be headed toward another Yasiel Puig DL stint
ST. LOUIS -- So much for the Los Angeles Dodgers' plan to adjust Yasiel Puig's workout program this past offseason in order to avoid in-season muscle injuries. Puig is close to going on his second disabled-list stint of the season for hamstring issues ...
Dodgers help keep RBI program alive and well
Los Angeles Times
Two dozen boys wearing Dodgers shirts invaded the dugouts and started pulling on their baseball cleats. It was early on a cool, sunless Saturday morning in July at Watkins Park in South Los Angeles and some of the teenagers had been waiting since 8 a.m ...
St. Louis Cardinals look to take series against Los Angeles Dodgers before 10-game road trip
In need of a sixth starter after a Wednesday day-night doubleheader forced their hand, the St. Louis Cardinals will call up 24-year-old right-hander Mike Mayers to work the rubber game of their weekend series with the Los Angeles Dodgers in Busch Stadium.