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A's stretch lead to 6 1/2 with sweep of Rangers

A's stretch lead to 6 1/2 with sweep of Rangers

MLB.com ESPN.com Updated Sep 15, 2013
The A's are one step closer to solidifying their second consecutive American League West title after putting the final touches on a decisive three-game road sweep of the Rangers on Sunday afternoon. Their 5-1 victory pushed them a season-high 6 1/2 game…
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    Trevor Crowe left frozen as Astros set AL record for team strikeouts

    yahoo.com Sep 15, 2013
    The American League's shortest standing team record has been shattered. After 12 long months, the Houston Astros surpassed the 2012 Oakland A's 1,387 team strikeouts to set a brand new season-single standard in futility. They did it on their first try, …
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  • Video - A's Complete Sweep Of Rangers 02:04

    A's Complete Sweep Of Rangers

    Sep 15
    BBTN Spotlight: The Athletics hit three home runs in a 5-1 win against the Rangers, completing a three-game sweep of their division rivals.
  • Video - A's Complete Sweep Of Rangers 00:32

    A's Complete Sweep Of Rangers

    Sep 15
    The Athletics hit three home runs in a 5-1 win against the Rangers, completing a three-game sweep of their division rivals.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Broncos again show it's not how you start, it's how you finish

    Sep 15
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- It's a mere two weeks into the NFL's regular season, but this much we've already learned about these Denver Broncos: If you don't get to them early, you don't get to them, period.
  • Don Banks: Surprising 2012 playoff teams underachieving in 2013; more Snap…

    Sep 15
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N. J. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take a look at a Week 2 in the NFL that was chock-full of close games and comebacks. ...
  • Clayton's Last Call: Early themes emerging

    Sep 15
    Prolific QB performances and close games are quickly becoming 2013 staples, writes John Clayton.