Carlos Carrasco threw a two-hitter, Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Thursday night.
Assessing Oakland's options to close
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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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
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
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
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
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.
Sonny Gray of the A's pitched a three-hit shutout to lower his AL-leading ERA to 2.16.
Jim Bowden has five trades that make sense for both sides, including ones involving such names as Ben Zobrist, Starlin Castro and Carlos Gomez.
The Royals badly needed an upgrade at second base and they got it by acquiring Ben Zobrist from the A's.
Sonny Gray pitched a masterful three-hitter for his second shutout in July, and the Oakland Athletics snapped their four-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tues
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
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
Following the Oakland A's trade of Ben Zobrist, GM Billy Beane suggests the team may be done with big moves for the moment.
Royals acquire Ben Zobrist from the A's in exchange for pitchers Aaron Brooks and Sean Manaea.
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.
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.
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