Posts Tagged Oakland

Marlins lose 6-1 to Angels despite Hechavarria HR

Miami Marlins center fielder Marcell Ozuna can't reach a solo home run by Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Now that their final interleague series of the season is over, the Miami Marlins play out the rest of their schedule with a deeper appreciation of what Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are all about.

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Qualls blows save as A’s down Astros 5-4

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve (27) crosses home plate in front of teammate Jon Singleton (28) to score from third base on a wild pitch from Oakland Athletics reliever Ryan Cook in the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Closer Chad Qualls has put in a solid season for the Houston Astros aside from one glaring exception.

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Raiders CB DJ Hayden to start season on PUP list

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders cornerback DJ Hayden will miss at least the first six weeks of the season after being placed on the physically unable to perform list with a stress fracture in his right foot.

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Hamilton powers Angels past A’s

Los Angeles Angels' Josh Hamilton (32) is congratulated by Albert Pujols (5) after Hamilton hit a 2-run home run in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Josh Hamilton is heating up at the right time, and Los Angeles manager Mike Scioscia hopes he can keep going.

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Crisp scores on wild pitch as A’s beat Angels 2-1

Los Angeles Angels catcher Chris Iannetta, right, and Oakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson, second from left, look to home plate umpire Chad Fairchild for the call at home plate in the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. After review, Donaldson was ruled out on the play. At left is A's Jonny Gomes (15). (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run on Joe Smith’s wild pitch with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Angels 2-1 on Saturday night to move into a first-place tie with Los Angeles atop the AL West.

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