Posts Tagged Oakland

Rangers struggle again in 9-3 loss to A’s

Texas Rangers' Shin-Soo Choo, of South Korea, connects for a single to second off a pitch from Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A rough month didn’t get any better for Texas on Sunday night, even though the game-time temperature of 100 degrees would have seemed to be in the Rangers’ favor against Oakland.

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Jaso has 3 RBIs as A’s beat Rangers 9-3

Oakland Athletics' John Jaso connects for a two-run double off Texas Rangers relief pitcher Ryan Feierabend in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — It doesn’t matter to John Jaso whether he’s Oakland’s leadoff batter, as long as he’s playing. For the Athletics, he’s extremely important at the top of the order, especially with Coco Crisp hurting.

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McGloin buried on Raiders depth chart again

Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew carries the ball after a handoff from quarterback Derek Carr during NFL football training camp Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Napa, Calif. In the background watching are quarterbacks Matt Schaub (8) and Matt McGloin (14). (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Not a lot has changed in the year since Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent.

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This Date In Baseball

1931 — Bob Fothergill of Chicago hit a home run and a triple in an 11-run eighth inning. The White Sox set an American League record by recording 12 hits in the inning and beat the New York Yankees 14-12.

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Cowboys’ McClain back to football after court date

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain makes his first day of practice since his retirement during an NFL training camp, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Oxnard, Calif. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Rolando McClain says a phone call from Jerry Jones was the last bit of convincing the linebacker needed to come out of retirement.

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