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Butterfinger! Josh Hamilton happily eats candy bars Oakland Athletics fans throw at himUpdated Apr 30 Share Tweet
Usually, when fans throw objects at an opponent while at a ballgame, it is cause for ejection, along with possible arrest. In the case of Oakland Athletics fans and Los Angeles Angels slugger Josh Hamilton, it simply was cause for a snack. A's fans, who…
A View from Studio 3: Extra innings, beards and trendsUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetEarly Tuesday morning I was convinced the Angels-Athletics game was delayed by rain. Numerous times. Or maybe the venue was switched to Japan? Why else would the game still be going in the middle of the night?Source: MLB.com
How Do You Celebrate A 19th-Inning Walk-Off? Pie Yourself In The FaceUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes. Brandon Moss won last night's crazy Angels-A's game-which lasted just over six-and-a-half hours and took 19 innings to complete-with a walk-off, two-run homer. Afterwards, Moss was so exhausted and delirious thatSource: deadspin.com
Josh Hamilton Gives Weird AutographsUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetJosh Hamilton tossed this autographed ball to one lucky fan in the right field bleachers during last night's Angels-A's game. It's kind of weird.Read more...Source: deadspin.com
The Juice: Long night at the office: Athletics outlast Angels in 19 innings, Marlins net Mets in 15Updated Apr 30 Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes. The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. Marathon men: How does a total of 34 inni…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetBrandon Moss hit his second home run of the game with two outs in the bottom of the 19th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 10-8 victory over the Los Angeles Angels early Tuesday in the longest major league game of the season.
Bourjos, Jimenez exit game with injuriesUpdated Apr 30 Share TweetAngels center fielder Peter Bourjos and third baseman Luis Jimenez each left Monday's game against the A's with injuries.Source: MLB.com
Buster Blog: Cespedes Key For A'sApr 30Buster Olney blogs about how much better Oakland's record is when OF Yoenis Cespedes is in the lineup.
OTL: Tony Bosch SpeaksApr 30Outside The Lines catches up with Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch, who discusses the PED allegations against him.
Moss' Walk-Off Homer Lifts A's In 19th InningApr 30In the bottom of the 19th, Brandon Moss hit a two-run homer to lift the Athletics to a 10-8 win over the Angels.
Athletics Outslug Struggling AngelsApr 30Yoenis Cespedes drove in four runs and Seth Smith knocked in three more as the Athletics sent the Angels to their worst start in franchise history.
2013 NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors aren't ready to close things out …Apr 30The young Warriors aren't quite ready to close out a series on the road, writes J.A. Adande.
Peter King: NFL must create environment for others to follow Collins' lead…Apr 30In the wake of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay in this week's Sports Illustrated, the obvious conclusion to draw is that it will start a trend of players to do the same.