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Umpire blows home-run call twice in Oakland's loss to ClevelandCNNSI.com May 8, 2013A blown call in the ninth inning by umpire Angel Hernandez, which he missed on replays as well, cost the A's a game-tying home run against Cleveland in a 4-3 loss to the Indians.Share TweetThe A's thought Adam Rosales had homered off Indians closer Chris Perez, but the umpires ruled differently following a video review. Oakland manager Bob Melvin vehemently disagreed, resulting in his ejection.Share TweetBud Norris twirled a gem and Chris Carter hit his eighth home run of the season as the Astros secured a series victory over the Angels with a 3-1 win on Wednesday night in Houston.Share TweetESPN.com May 8, 2013An apparent game-tying homer by Oakland's Adam Rosales was ruled a double by umpires in the ninth inning, and the Cleveland IndiansShare Tweet
Lewis scheduled for 45-pitch target in first rehab startRangers right-hander Colby Lewis will begin his medical rehabilitation assignment on Thursday when he pitches for Triple-A Round Rock against Las Vegas.Share TweetCLEVELAND -- The Athletics are running out of healthy outfielders.Share Tweet
Felix, Mariners take battery-charged victoryA seventh-inning Jesus Montero homer was the difference as Felix Hernandez won a pitchers' duel in the Mariners' 2-1 victory over the Pirates on Wednesday. Hernandez struck out five in eight innings.Share Tweet
Hernandez dominant as Mariners trip PiratesESPN.com May 8, 2013Felix Hernandez scattered six hits t to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Wednesday.Share TweetCNNSI.com May 8, 2013ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ has been released from a Florida hospital, a day after he was hit on the head by a line drive.Share TweetThe Brewers struck for five runs in the first and got six solid innings from Wily Peralta en route to a 6-3 win over the Rangers on Tuesday at Miller Park.Share Tweet
A's Edge Indians After Controversial CallMay 8After a controversial call in the ninth inning, the Athletics beat the Indians 5-4.
Where will Phil Jackson End Up?May 8Phil Jackson is in the news every day. Will he return to the NBA? What does he want? Where will he land? Would he run a good front office? Will he coach? Marc Stein and David Thorpe weigh in.
Mariners Outlast Pirates 2-1May 8Jesus Montero drove in the game-winning run in the Mariners' 2-1 win over the Pirates.
The GM's Office: Trouble In LAMay 8Jim Bowden takes a look at the problems with the Dodgers and Angels.