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American Baseball's Unwritten Rule Book Restricts The Popularity Of MLB

America’s pastime is arguably becoming the nation’s third-favorite sport, as the eight least-watched World Series of all time have been played in the last nine years, and the NBA is routinely drawing twice as many regular season TV viewers per game as Major League Baseball. 1,191 more words


Reddick's Hot Play Since Return, A Welcome Sight For Athletics

By Matt Furtado / KHTK Sports 1140

The Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros Tuesday night after a six run ninth inning comeback. It was a complete team effort, but Josh Reddick’s play was key to the victory. 253 more words


Quick Roster Breakdown of the A's And Angels

With the Trade Deadline looming and a lot of talk about roster construction, I though it’d be interesting to take a look at the rosters of the top two teams in baseball – the Oakland Athletics and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. 269 more words


Cespedes Hits 2 HRs, Injures Thumb In A's Win

What should have been a runaway win for the Oakland Athletics ended with questions and concerns.

Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with a sprained right thumb. 733 more words


A’s Hold Off Late Charge By Astros, Cespedes Homers Twice

OAKLAND (CBS / AP) — Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday night. 563 more words


Top 10 Defensive Gems From MLB's First Half

In a game where every out matters, MLB’s best players step up in the grandest situations. From game-saving catches to momentum-shifting throws, here are the top ten plays of baseball’s first half. 332 more words