The Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 Sunday, their 21st victory in their past 27 games, best mark in the majors over that stretch. The A’s have the fifth-best record in the American League.
by: ASSOCIATED PRESS — Press Democrat 16 Jul
Oakland headed off to the All-Star break riding a scalding 21-6 run.
by: Alex Pavlovic — NBC Sports Bay Area 16 Jul
After lasting just four innings against the A's with diminished velocity and poor command, Jeff Samardzija finds himself back on the shelf.
by: John Shea — SF Gate 16 Jul
WASHINGTON - Jesus Luzardo pitched Sunday where everyone expected him to pitch as a big-leaguer. Until the A's came calling. Drafted by the Nationals in 2016 and traded to the A's last July, Luzardo started the Futures Game at Nationals Park and showed...
by: AP — Fox Sports 15 Jul
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Stephen Piscotty homered for the fifth time in nine games, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Sunday.
by: @usatoday — USA Today 15 Jul
Stephen Piscotty homered for the fifth time in nine games and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Sunday.
by: Matt Schneidman — Mercury News 15 Jul
The Giants enter the All-Star break only two games above .500 after dropping their first home series since early April.
by: Ejay.Zarett@performgroup.com (E.Jay Zarett) — Sporting News 15 Jul
Familia has recorded a 2.88 ERA and registered 17 saves so far in 2018.
by: Bill Baer — NBC Sports: Hardball Talk 15 Jul
The Phillies and Giants reportedly have interest in Mets closer Jeurys Familia, who has a 2.88 ERA and 17 saves this season.
Giants place Jeff Samardzija on the DL, continuing his nightmare season and dashing trade hopes - CBSSports.com
by: R.J. Anderson — CBS Sports 15 Jul
Samardzija had been rumored to be available
by: N/A — MLB: Giants 15 Jul
The Giants made the following roster moves prior to Sunday's game: RHP Jeff Samardzija was placed on the 10-day DL with right shoulder inflammation.
by: Larry Brown — Larry Brown Sports 15 Jul
Oakland A's utility man Mark Canha is not about to apologize for bat flipping. Canha smashed a 2-run home run in the 7th inning on Saturday night to give the A's a 4-3 lead of the rival San Francisco Giants. The homer was the difference in the game, so...
by: Greg Forbes — Franchise Sports 16 Jul
Four teams could yet win the division. There's star power galore and it's wide open as we head to the break. Is the NL West the best MLB division?