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Norris, Crisp help A's pound Yankees

Norris, Crisp help A's pound Yankees

ESPN.com nytimes.com Updated Jun 15
Derek Norris and Coco Crisp hit early three-run homers to back a strong start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 10-5 on Sunday.
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  • Athletics recognize Jeter as cut above rest

    Athletics recognize Jeter as cut above rest

    MLB.com Jun 15
    For all that Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has accomplished on the field, what is arguably even more impressive is how he has stayed above the fray. It's how he has played the game of baseball and has lived his life. And it's how the A's wished Jeter we…
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  • Athletics 10, Yankees 5: High-Scoring A’s Punish Yankees in a M…

    Athletics 10, Yankees 5: High-Scoring A’s Punish Yankees in a Matchup of Fill-In Starters

    nytimes.com Jun 15
    Oakland bruised Vidal Nuno for eight runs in three innings in a 10-5 rout, to improve to 42-27. The Yankees, who are only two games over .500, scored once in six innings against Jesse Chavez.
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  • Ejection adds to Donaldson's recent run of frustration

    Ejection adds to Donaldson's recent run of frustration

    MLB.com Jun 15
    Oakland third baseman Josh Donaldson should be enjoying himself right now. But he can't. Donaldson is in the worst slump of his career. The slide reached 0-for-31 with four more hitless at-bats in the A's 5-1 victory over the Yankees at O.co Coliseum on…
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  • Kazmir stays hot, cools off Yanks as A's even series

    Kazmir stays hot, cools off Yanks as A's even series

    MLB.com Jun 15
    Like his home park, Scott Kazmir was lights-out Saturday night. Nevermind a 38-minute delay sparked by an issue with the left-field bulbs. The A's lefty survived it without any lingering effects, coming back out for the fourth inning and ultimately comp…
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  • Tight rib cage sidelines Teixeira in Oakland

    Tight rib cage sidelines Teixeira in Oakland

    MLB.com Jun 15
    Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was scratched from Saturday's lineup against the Athletics with left rib cage tightness.
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  • Athletics 5, Yankees 1: Ballpark’s Lights Fail in Oakland, as D…

    Athletics 5, Yankees 1: Ballpark’s Lights Fail in Oakland, as Does Yankees’ Offense

    The Yankees managed just three hits off Athletics starter Scott Kazmir in a loss that included a 38-minute delay caused by a partial power outage at O.co Coliseum.
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  • Lighting malfunction causes 38-minute delay at O.co Coliseum

    Lighting malfunction causes 38-minute delay at O.co Coliseum

    yahoo.com Jun 15
    Your browser does not support iframes. On the bright side of things, there were no flooding or sewage issues at O.co Coliseum in Oakland on Saturday. The weather was nice and the field conditions were ideal. On the not so bright side, the A's were hosti…
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Sports Columnists

  • 2014 NBA draft -- Kristaps Porzingis of Latvia pulls out of draft

    Jun 15
    Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis withdrew from the 2014 NBA draft on Sunday his agent, Andy Miller, told ESPN.
  • Daily Dime: Spurs earn fifth crown, historic rise

    Jun 15
    The Spurs' dismantling of the Heat demands a rethinking of the pecking order of the great modern franchises, J.A. Adande writes.
  • There's big money in nickel and dime defenses - Clayton's mailbag

    Jun 15
    Mailbag: Pass-rushers and defensive backs are cashing in as teams invest in their nickel and dime defenses, writes John Clayton.