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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
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August 19, 2018 - 12:53 pm
Reds dominated Madison Bumgarner and San Francisco 7-1 on Saturday night…
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Oakland Athletics pitcher Trevor Cahill works against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 18, 2018 - 5:00 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics were an average team two months ago, a dozen games behind the Houston Astros and closer to the bottom of the AL West than the top. Well, look at the A's now. Trevor Cahill pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings and the Athletics kept up their...
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San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley, left, reacts to being shoved by Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, right, as they argue while home plate umpire Eric Cooper, second from left, gets between them and Max Muncy runs in during the seventh inning of a
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August 15, 2018 - 9:24 am
Puig took a swing at Giants catcher Nick Hundley during a benches-clearing scrap in the seventh inning...
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San Francisco Giants' Nick Hundley, left, celebrates as he hits a two-RBI single as Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Scott Alexander, center, watches along with catcher Austin Barnes during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 13, 2018 - 11:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Bochy seemed uncertain how to respond to the question. The Giants had just rallied for four runs with two outs in the ninth inning Monday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers' beleaguered bullpen for a 5-2 victory. And then someone asked San Francisco's manager if he felt...
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San Francisco Giants pitcher Dereck Rodriguez throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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August 13, 2018 - 1:01 pm
Rodriguez threw seven innings of two-hit ball to continue his fine rookie season and San Francisco beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Sunday...
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Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie, right, is congratulated by first base coach Al Pedrique after hitting a double for his 1,000th career hit during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (
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August 13, 2018 - 12:53 pm
Lowrie homered and moved over 1,000 hits for his career, and the Oakland Athletics held on for an 8-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, their ninth win in 11 games...
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, file photo, Oakland Athletics players celebrate after beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. Never before in his managerial career has Bob Melvin been around a team with such a knack for
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August 10, 2018 - 1:52 pm
By now, most everyone in baseball realizes the Oakland Athletics are rarely out of it. Almost no deficit is too daunting for a rallying cry, which could be led by any number of sluggers in a loaded lineup.
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, file photo, Houston Astros relief pitcher Roberto Osuna is interviewed in the dugout before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. Osuna got the win in his first appearance with Houston after Marwin Gonzalez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Astros over the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Monday, Aug. 6. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)
August 06, 2018 - 11:10 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Roberto Osuna needed five pitches for a clean inning and a nice on-field impression on his new teammates. Osuna earned the win in his first appearance with Houston after Marwin Gonzalez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Astros over the San...
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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Trevor Cahill (53) delivers against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)
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August 06, 2018 - 10:24 am
Trevor Cahill struck out 10 in six innings, Davis and Matt Chapman both homered for the second consecutive game and the A's beat the Detroit Tigers 6-0 on Sunday to complete a season sweep.
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Aug 2, 2018; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) pitches against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
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August 03, 2018 - 11:37 am
"MadBum" labored through a duel of aces, working through traffic in each of his five innings...
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