AL West News and Rumors
Rangers could trade lefty Cotts, or re-sign him
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The Rangers continue to field trade calls on relief pitcher Neal Cotts, but there were no indications that something would get done before the 3 p.m. CT Thursday non-waiver Trade Deadline. Another option could be preferable to the Rangers. They are cons…Upvote Share Tweet
A's lease renewal OK'd by Alameda CountyESPN.com 1 hour agoThe Alameda County Board of Supervisors has voted to approve a 10-year lease extension to keep the Athletics in Oakland.Upvote Share Tweet
Tepesch to miss next start with sore kneeESPN.com 1 hour agoThe Texas Rangers will skip Nick Tepesch when his next turn in the rotation comes up Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: MLB GMs Are Sick Of Dealing With The Marinersdeadspin.com 3 hours agoFox Sports' Ken Rosenthal dropped a report yesterday that MLB executives are getting sick and tired of waiting for Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik, widely expected to be a buyer at the trade deadline, to actually buy something.Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Davis out of O's lineup with flu-like symptomsMLB.com 4 hours agoDealing with flu-like symptoms, Chris Davis is out of the lineup for Tuesday's series opener against the Angels at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.Upvote Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes. By the most important measure, Yu Darvish had a good game Monday night. His Texas Rangers beat the New York Yankees. Darvish himself earned a win, pitching seven innings and striking out eight in Texas' 4-2 victory…Upvote Share TweetChris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each homered behind a solid start from Brett Oberholtzer as the Astros overpowered the first-place A's at Minute Maid Park on Monday night.Upvote Share TweetYu Darvish struck out eight in seven innings for his 10th victory and J.P. Arencibia had a tiebreaking two-run single for the Texas Rangers in a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Athletics' Gentry to DL with broken handESPN.com Jul 28 (yesterday)The Oakland Athletics have put outfielder Craig Gentry on the 15-day disabled list due to a broken right hand and promoted outfielder Billy Burns from Double-A Midland.Upvote Share Tweet
Mariners finalize deal with top prospect HernandezMLB.com Jul 28 (yesterday)Brayan Hernandez, one of the top young prospects on this year's international market, has officially signed with the Mariners after taking batting practice with the club last week at Safeco Field, the team announced Monday.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Jul 28 (yesterday)In effort to land a bat to add to their struggling offense, the Astros are willing to trade one of their starting pitchers, as they currently have six arms capable of filling a rotation role.Upvote Share TweetJohn Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night.Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Jul 27 (yesterday)Manny Machado hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the visiting Baltimore Orioles beat the Seattle Mariners, 3-2.Upvote Share Tweet
O's end West Coast trip with extra-innings victoryMLB.com Jul 27 (2 days ago)Baltimore ended a tremendous three-city trip on the West Coast with Sunday's 3-2, 10-inning win over the Mariners at Safeco Field, the latest example of a thriving starting staff backed by solid defense and just enough from the bats.Upvote Share TweetGarrett Jones and Marcell Ozuna homered to lead the Miami Marlins over the Houston Astros 4-2 Sunday and complete a three game sweep.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 27 (2 days ago)In one of the stranger baseball stories we've heard this season, several Houston Astros players have anonymously expressed displeasure to the media over the fact that Mark Appel, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 draft, was promoted to Double-A Corpus …Upvote Share Tweet
Derek Jeter and the Angels have almost perfected the 'silent treatment'yahoo.com Jul 27 (2 days ago)Lost in the craziness that has been Major League Baseball this weekend was a monumental occurrence for New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki. Well, monumental relative to his recent production anyway. The 40-year-old veteran actually entered play on…Upvote Share TweetAfter a weekend filled with mostly miserable swings, David Freese surprised his teammates, the Angel Stadium fireworks crew and even himself when he hit a tiebreaking homer.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Jul 27 (3 days ago)Just in time to make a winner out of Sonny Gray, the A's found their old bag of tricks in the sixth inning Saturday night and counted off four homers in a span of six batters for a 5-1 victory over the Rangers at Globe Life Park.Upvote Share Tweet
Orioles Prevail In 10Jul 27Manny Machado drove in two runs to lead the Orioles past the Mariners in 10 innings 3-2.
Freese's Late Home Run Lifts AngelsJul 27Baseball Tonight Spotlight: David Freese's sixth home run of the season gave the Angels a 2-1 win over the Tigers.
Marlins Sweep AstrosJul 27Garrett Jones and Marcell Ozuna each homered in the Marlins' 4-2 win over the Astros.
Shoemaker Outduels VerlanderJul 26SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: The Angels dropped Justin Verlander to 9-9 on the season with a 4-0 victory over the Tigers.
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Chris Wallace hired as general manager of Memphis GrizzliesJul 29The Memphis Grizzlies announced Tuesday that Chris Wallace has been reinstalled as the team's full-time general manager.