Catcher Jorge Alfaro’s two-out, two-run homer with the score tied in the bottom of the sixth inning lifted the Phillies to a 5-3 win over the Athletics on Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park.
The Phillies will employ their 11th starting pitcher of the season in Sunday’s rubber game against Oakland, sending former Oakland Athletics pitcher Henderson Alvarez to the mound against A’s lefty Sean Manaea (10-10, 4.65 ERA).
Beat reporter Jane Lee answers questions about Jed Lowrie, the club’s catchers and more.
While the baseball world remains infatuated with the exploits of Phillies rookie first baseman Rhys Hoskins, the Oakland A’s have a first-year first-base phenom of their own in Matt Olson, who introduced himself to Philadelphia in a big way early in Friday’s 4-0 win over the Phillies.
This time, Doug Fister couldn’t stop the bleeding in the first inning. And this time, the righty’s struggles carried later into the outing. The result for the Red Sox was a 7-3 loss to the Athletics on Wednesday night at Fenway Park that reduced Boston’s lead over the Yankees to three games in the American […]
Lefty Drew Pomeranz will take on his former A’s team in Thursday’s series finale at Fenway Park, riding a 15-5 record and a 3.35 ERA into the matinee matchup for the American League East-leading Red Sox. Oakland will counter with rookie right-hander Daniel Gossett, who has never faced Boston in his young career.
The A’s have handpicked land near Oakland’s Laney College as the site they’d like to build a privately financed new stadium, with the goal of breaking ground in 2021 and playing ball in 2023.
Mookie Betts and Xander Bogaerts led a batting barrage and Eduardo Rodriguez pitched his best game in weeks, leading the Red Sox to an 11-1 rout over the Athletics on Tuesday night at Fenway Park.
Following their second off-day in five days, the American League East-leading Red Sox should be well-rested when they take the field at Fenway Park on Tuesday night to open a three-game series against the Athletics.
The Astros and the A’s will play two on Saturday in Oakland, with a single-admission doubleheader starting in the afternoon and the second game beginning approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first.
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The American League has a new home run leader. A’s slugger Khris Davis grabbed hold of the title during Wednesday’s 3-1 win over the Angels at Oakland Coliseum, belting his 39th homer of the season to surpass the Yankees’ Aaron Judge. Miami’s Giancarlo Stanton is in a league of his own, leading all of baseball […]