There are tough acts to follow, and there are unbelievably tough acts to follow.Merely tough was the task of hitting the stage to perform at Sunday’s Grammy Awards show in the immediate wake of Justin Timberlake’s massively hyped, Jay-Z-enhanced return to the music business. Read More
The A’s captured the AL West with another improbable rally in a season full of them, coming back from four runs down and a 13-game division deficit to stun the two-time defending league champion Texas Rangers 12-5 on Wednesday.
Josh Hamilton dropped a fly ball in center field for a two-run error that put the A’s (94-68) ahead 7-5 in a six-run fourth inning. Read More
Jeremy Guthrie combined with two relievers on a three-hit shutout and Alcides Escobar had two hits and an RBI as the Kansas City Royals posted their fifth win in seven games with a 5-0 victory against the A’s on Tuesday. Read More
As the A’s swept the Yankees last weekend with their MLB-leading 11th walk-off win, I was convinced the best move Billy Beane can make at the trade deadline next week is staying put and rolling with the players he already has on the roster. Read More
Brandon Inge had three RBIs, including a two-run double to cap a three-run ninth as the visiting A’s sent reeling Colorado to its seventh consecutive defeat.
Seth Smith and Brandon Moss belted two-run homers and Jonny Gomes had a solo shot for the A’s, which rallied from deficits of 6-2 and 8-5.
Todd Helton belted a grand slam and Michael Cuddyer had four hits with a pair of homers for the Rockies, who tumbled to 0-8 in interleague play. Read More