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Matt Dominguez hit a game-tying homer in the ninth and Jonathan Villar scored the winning run after a botched pickoff attempt to give the Astros a wild 5-4 win over the A's on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park.Share Tweet
Eduardo Nunez hit a tying triple, Brent Lillibridge followed with a go-ahead single and the New York Yankees rallied against All-Star closer Joe Nathan in the ninth inning Tuesday night for a 5-4 victory over the Texas Rangers.Share Tweet
BTS leader's streak ends at 43 gamesTwo streaks ended on Wednesday: Mike Trout's 15-game hitting streak, which was baseball's longest active streak, and our Beat the Streak leader's 43-game streak.Share TweetEric Wedge will spend a second night in a Seattle area hospital Tuesday as doctors try and determine the cause of dizziness that sent the Mariners manager to the hospital a day earlier.Share Tweet
Washington praises Cruz in Biogenesis wakeTexas Rangers manager Ron Washington praised outfielder Nelson Cruz on Tuesday for the way he's handled playing baseball every day while the Biogenesis cloud hangs over him.Share Tweet
Decisions, decisions: High-money clubs could sellFor win-now teams like the Yankees, Nationals, and Angels, building for 2016 isn't an option. But it's equally difficult to justify acquiring rental talent when the odds against playing in October are so long. With all that in mind, here's a look at som…Share Tweet
Winter acquisitions yet to pay off for trio of clubsA series of high-profile offseason acquisitions had three American League teams entering this season hoping to put an end to their respective postseason droughts of varying lengths. Instead, the Angels, Blue Jays and Royals each find themselves below .5…Share TweetThe Cubs have made five trades this month, including Monday's deal that sent Matt Garza to the Rangers. Could Alfonso Soriano be next? The Yankees, meanwhile, have been shut out eight times this season. Might they be serious about turning to a blast fro…Share Tweet
Thomas dazzles with bat, glove to top AngelsSamuel Deduno turned in a quality start and Clete Thomas homered, drove in two runs and made a game-saving catch in the eighth inning to lead the Twins to a 4-3 win over the Angels on Monday night at Angel Stadium.Share TweetThe Cubs traded ace and scheduled starter Matt Garza to the Rangers hours before Monday night's series opener at Chase Field, but fill-in Chris Rusin outshined D-backs lefty Tyler Skaggs in a 4-2 loss to put Arizona in second place for the first time si…Share Tweet
M's power past Cleveland for 7th win in rowKendrys Morales and Mike Zunino each homered to continue Seattle's July power surge, Aaron Harang pitched seven strong innings, and the Mariners won their season-high seventh straight with a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.Share Tweetgrantland.com Jul 23, 2013The Texas Rangers struck the first major deal before the trade deadline, shipping four players to the Chicago Cubs for veteran right-handed starter Ma...Share Tweet
Astros Score 3 In 9th To Beat A'sJul 23The Astros plated three runs against Grant Balfour in the ninth inning to earn a walk-off 5-4 win against the Athletics.
Yankees Edge RangersJul 23The Yankees rallied against Joe Nathan in the ninth inning to beat the Rangers 5-4.