Eric Surkamp starts for Oakland A's Tuesday vs. Twins
The Oakland Athletics will call up left-hander Eric Surkamp to start Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Twins, A's manager Bob Melvin says (via Joe Stiglich, CSN). He takes Zach Neal's place in the rotation after Neal made one start last Wednesday, ...
Oakland Athletics Rickey Henderson Becomes AL Stolen Base King
Call to the Pen
On this day in 1990, Oakland Athletics outfielder Rickey Henderson took the record away from the Georgia Peach. Rickey Henderson may well have been the greatest leadoff hitter of all time, and he was certainly entertaining to watch and to listen to. He ...
Tigers lineup: No Sunday off day for regulars vs. A's
Detroit Free Press
Detroit Tigers (24-24) vs. Oakland Athletics (21-29). When: 4:05 p.m.. Where: O.co Coliseum, Oakland, Calif. TV: Fox Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1; other radio affiliates). First-pitch weather forecast: Sunny, 70 degrees. Probable starting ...
Oakland A's will not start Zach Neal on Tuesday; options include Eric Surkamp, Daniel Mengden
The Oakland Athletics will not ask Zach Neal to make a second start on Tuesday against the Minnesota Twins, says A's manager Bob Melvin (via Jane Lee, MLB.com). The A's are, according to Lee, "discussing other options." Neal pitched a seven-pitch ninth ...
How to bet Sunday night's Dodgers-Mets matchup
If recent history is any indication, the Los Angeles Dodgers may not need a pair of home runs tonight, as one run is frequently all that's needed to get a win with Clayton Kershaw on the mound. He's making his sixth start this month, and in the first ...
Dodgers get group effort they've been seeking
NEW YORK – The kind of grit the Los Angeles Dodgers have sought for nearly two full months showed up on multiple fronts Saturday. Plodding along with basically a break-even team, the Dodgers had the kind of determination against the New York Mets that ...
Utley answers with slam, solo HR as Dodgers rout Mets 9-1
NEW YORK (AP) Chase Utley hit a grand slam and a solo homer after Noah Syndergaard threw a 99 mph fastball behind his back, and the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep a season-high five times in routing the New York Mets 9-1 on Saturday night.
Mets complain to MLB about Dodgers' use of electronic device
NEW YORK - The New York Mets have alerted Major League Baseball to the Los Angeles Dodgers' use of electronic technology in an effort to prepare their players for proper defensive positioning. "I don't want to make it more than it was, but we observed ...