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July 17, 2019 - 7:35 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman has no idea why his swing feels so good right now, but he's certainly getting the results to show for it. "I'm just going to call it dumb luck," he said. Chapman homered and drove in five runs, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on...
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July 14, 2019 - 4:50 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Slugger Mike Trout has been brilliant on offense over the past seven games, becoming the sixth player in American League history with eight home runs and 18 RBIs in that span. Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus said the fact that Trout has been able to produce following...
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July 13, 2019 - 6:34 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When the Los Angeles Angels think about Tyler Skaggs in the months and years ahead, Andrew Heaney is grateful they'll have the memory of one incredible night to assuage their sadness. With Skaggs' name and No. 45 on all of their jerseys Friday night, the Angels played...
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July 09, 2019 - 9:23 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Pete Alonso took one final swing and flipped his bat high in the air. Another walk-off. Money ball. As the crowd roared, the New York Mets rookie headed toward the mound and tightly squeezed his cousin and pitcher Derek Morgan, who had helped him win the All-Star Home Run Derby and...
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July 07, 2019 - 5:25 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Matt Olson hit a home run for the second straight game to lead a five-run first inning and the Oakland Athletics powered past the Seattle Mariners 7-4 on Sunday. The win gave the Athletics their seventh win in nine games, and ninth in their last 12. They are 18-8 since June 9, thanks...
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July 07, 2019 - 10:15 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mariners ace Marco Gonzales has been streaky, except when it comes to the Oakland Athletics. Gonzales threw another gem against the A's in a 6-2 victory Saturday night for his 10th win of the season. Gonzales worked eight innings and improved to 3-0 against his American...
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July 06, 2019 - 6:35 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are surging into the All-Star break and Brett Anderson continues to turn out one quality start after another. Anderson had another solid performance pitching into the seventh inning, Franklin Barreto hit his first home run of the season and Robbie Grossman added...
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July 05, 2019 - 8:30 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Tommy Edman barely missed a go-ahead home run for the second straight game. A two-run single to score what proved to be the winning run was good enough this time. Matt Wieters and Dexter Fowler homered, Edman came through with another key hit, and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied for...
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July 03, 2019 - 12:02 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Tim Beckham was sticky and gross from a Gatorade bath and it felt great. Beckham hit a pinch-hit home run in the eighth inning that he punctuated with a little bit of a bat flip, helping the Seattle Mariners snap a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals...
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June 26, 2019 - 8:50 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners felt right at home at Miller Park even though it had been nine years since their last visit. "The ball does fly here. It's a very hitter-friendly ballpark," Mariners manager Scott Servais said. "It's a new place for us and our guys were anxious to get up there...
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