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Edward Mujica has been named the new Athletics' closer, but keep an eye on Fernando Rodriguez, who may be next in line for Oakland. Fantasy: Closers in trouble (Insider)

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Dodgers rally in 7th for dramatic win over A's

Pinch-hitter Kike Hernandez delivered the go-ahead, two-run double during the Dodgers' five-run seventh inning, and Los Angeles rallied from a three-run deficit for a wild 10-7 victory over the O

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Puig, Dodgers outslug A's

Yasiel Puig celebrated his bobblehead night at Dodger Stadium with a homer and 3 RBIs, as Los Angeles scored 5 in the 7th and 2 in the 8th to rally past Oakland 10-7.

Dodgers re-take lead on A's

After Oakland scored 4 runs in the top of the 7th, L.A. responded with 5 of their own in the bottom of the inning, Enrique Hernandez's 2-run double plated the go-ahead run, and Yasiel Puig made it 8-6 with an RBI hit. Follow live

A's roar back against Dodgers

Oakland scored four runs in the top of the 7th on a pair of 2-run singles from Brett Lawrie and Eric Sogard to take a 6-3 lead. Follow live

Dodgers steal a run in the first

In a weird twist of fate, both the Dodgers and A's stole third in the first inning. But only Los Angeles made anything of the theft, as Andre Ethier's RBI single brought home Howie Kendrick. The Dodgers lead 1-0 after the 1st. Follow live

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Kershaw gets night off vs. Athletics

With hip soreness flaring up, Clayton Kershaw's start will wait until Friday. Reinforcements are reportedly on the way via trade, but can Los Angeles snap a 3-game losing streak? Follow live

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FiveThirtyEight: Ode to the properly rated

FiveThirtyEight's Neil Paine examines why Ben Zobrist makes for a fascinating case study in how the right player with the right metrics at the right time can be elevated to stardom.

Jesse Chavez trade unlikely for A's

Jerry Crasnick gets the sense the Athletics wouldn't deal the valuable right-hander. Oakland general manager Billy Beane told reporters he doesn't want to trade players under control next season. Chavez fits that mold. MLB rumors roundup

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Dodgers' Kershaw scratched with hip soreness

The Los Angeles Dodgers have scratched Clayton Kershaw from Wednesday's start against the Oakland Athletics with soreness in his right hip. He will be replaced by Mike Bolsinger.

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Gray shuts out Dodgers

Sonny Gray allowed just 3 hits and struck out 9, and even got his first major league hit, in the A's 2-0 win at Dodger Stadium. Gray is now 8-1 on the road this season. Box score

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Gray shutting down Dodgers

Sonny Gray has allowed just one hit and one walk with 7 strikeouts over 6 innings, as Oakland has a 1-0 lead at Dodger Stadium. Follow live

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Royals land Ben Zobrist from A's

Kansas City has acquired Zobrist for pitchers Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks. Zobrist is hitting .268 with 6 HRs in 67 games this season.

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Done deal: Royals acquire Zobrist from A's

The Kansas City Royals have acquired Ben Zobrist from the Oakland Athletics for minor league pitchers Sean Manaea and Aaron Brooks, the team announced Tuesday.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs43113th
Batting Average.25315th
On Base Percentage.31219th
Slugging Percentage.38721st
Earned Run Average3.475th
Quality Starts599th
WHIP1.218th
BAA.2404th

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