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A's lose in extras as magic number remains six
MLB.com Updated Sep 18, 2013
A's closer Grant Balfour reverted to his recent struggles in Wednesday afternoon's series finale against the Angels, surrendering a game-tying two-run home run to Josh Hamilton in the ninth. Oakland went on to lose the rubber game, 5-4, in 11, keeping i…Share Tweet
Josh Hamilton tied it up with a two-run homer in the ninth inning off A's closer Grant Balfour, then hit a a sacrifice fly in the 11th, leading the Angels to a 5-4 victory over the A's in 11 innings at O.co Coliseum on Wednesday afternoon.Share Tweet
Animation of downtrodden Michael Kohn overwhelmed by Athletics sums up Angels seasonyahoo.com Sep 18, 2013It looks like a dream — a bad dream from which the Los Angeles Angels have been unable to wake all season. Pitcher Michael Kohn walks off the field after Josh Donaldson of the Oakland Athletics hits a game-ending single Tuesday night at sewage-happy Oak…Share Tweet
How the changeup has changed the gameCNNSI.com Sep 18, 2013It's not as popular as the fastball or as trendy as the cutter but the changeup is the pitch that is changing the game.Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 18, 2013Anybody at the O.co Coliseum yelling "You guys stink!" at the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night wasn't referring to their play of late. The A's are on their way to another AL West title, and they beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 with a walkoff…Share Tweet
A's close in on AL West title with walk-off winMLB.com Sep 18, 2013Josh Donaldson's walk-off single, his third hit of the game, clipped the Angels' wings and reduced the A's magic number to clinch the American League West title to six on Tuesday night in Oakland.Share Tweet
Hamilton, Angels Win In 11thSep 18Josh Hamilton followed up a two-run homer in the ninth with a go-ahead sac fly in the 11th to lift the Angels to a 5-4 win over the Athletics.
LA Beat ReportSep 18Mark Saxon settles the debate once and for all, Mike Trout or Yasiel Puig?