Oakland Athletics

4th AL West | 33-43
  • Batting Avg
    .254 AVG
  • Runs
    309 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    4.59 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    94 HR
  • ABC News

    Angels Rally for 7-6 Win Over Athletics

    Mike Trout got the Los Angeles Angels in position for an unlikely win, and Jeffry Marte finished the job. Marte drove in Trout with a game-ending sacrifice fly, and the Angels stopped a six-game losing streak with a 7-6 victory against the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. Trout led off the ninth with a single against Liam Hendriks (0-1). With one out and the bases loaded, Marte's fly ball to center field scored Trout easily from third. "I just was looking for a good pitch that I could drive," Marte said. "I thought it was the perfect pitch." Los Angeles trailed 6-2 after six innings, but Trout hit a two-run homer in the seventh and Marte had an RBI single in the Angels' two-run eighth. Huston Street

  • HardballTalk

    Nationals place Stephen Strasburg on the disabled list

    The Nationals have placed starter Stephen Strasburg on the 15-day disabled list with an upper back strain, MASN’s Dan Kolko reports. The move is retroactive to June 16, the day after the right-hander’s most recent start. Strasburg apparently suffered the injury while lifting weights. Strasburg was scratched from last Monday’s start against the Dodgers. The Nationals were hopeful he would be able to made his next scheduled start, which would have been Sunday afternoon against the Brewers. This a tough pill to swallow for the Nationals, who have lost seven games in a row. Strasburg is 10-0 with a 2.90 ERA and a 118/24 K/BB ratio in 93 innings this season. As Kolko notes, the Nationals could send