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OAKLAND, CA - JULY 13: Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics trots around the bases after hitting a solo home run as pitcher Jon Lester #31 of the Boston Red Sox looks on with a new baseball in the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 13, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Lester Outpitched, Red Sox Fall To A’s 3-0

Lester pitched into the seventh inning for his ninth quality start but it wasn’t enough as A.J. Griffin and Grant Balfour combined on a seven-hitter to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 3-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.

07/14/2013

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 12: Dutin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox hits a two-run single, scoring Jose Iglesia and Shane Victorino (not pictured) in the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on July 12, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Lackey Continues to Roll

By ANTONIO GONZALEZ AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Dustin Pedroia hit a tiebreaking, two-run single in the eighth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Friday night in […]

07/13/2013

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Moss Has 2 HR’s, Straily Pitches A’s Past Yanks

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Sure, Brandon Moss would like to have more than five hits in his last 40 at-bats. It’s not so bad, though, considering all five have cleared the fences. Moss hit a […]

06/13/2013

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04: Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees delivers a pitch against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on May 4, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hughes Shuts Down A’s As Yankees Beat Colon 4-2

Phil Hughes pitched eight shutout innings of four-hit ball for his first win of the season, and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Saturday.

05/05/2013

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A.J. Griffin Part Of Athletics’ Young, High-Potential Starting Pitching

If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.

03/13/2013

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 23: Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics scores a sixth inning run ahead of the tag from Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on September 23, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Lose, Maintain First Place Lead

The Yankees had their seven-game winning streak come to an end with a 5-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics.

09/24/2012

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 22:  Raul Ibanez #27 of the New York Yankees is greeted by teamate Robinson Cano #24 after connecting on a game tying two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on September 22, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Win Thriller, Beat A’s On Error In 14th

Raul Ibanez hit his second home run of the game during a startling rally in the 13th, then the Yankees won a thriller when first baseman Brandon Moss’ two-out error in the 14th lifted them over the Oakland Athletics 10-9 Saturday for their seventh straight win.

09/23/2012

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 21: Russell Martin #55 of the New York Yankees connects on a walk-off home run in the 10th inning against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on September 21, 2012 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Yankees defeated the Athletics 2-1 in 10 innings. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Blow Lead, Then Walk-Off

Russell Martin led off the bottom of the 10th inning with a homer off Sean Doolittle, and the AL East-leading New
York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Friday night for their sixth straight win.

09/21/2012

Bobby Valentine  (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

From Bad To Worse

There are some common themes for the beaten down, stumbling Boston Red Sox lately.

09/03/2012

Pedro Ciriaco #77 of the Boston Red Sox slides home safe as Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics applies the tag during a Major League Baseball game at the O.co Coliseum on September 1, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Red Sox Fall 7-1 At Oakland For 5th Straight Loss

Dustin Pedroia’s two-out RBI single in the sixth was all Boston could squeeze out of starter A.J. Griffin, losing 7-1 to the
Oakland Athletics for its fifth straight loss.

09/02/2012

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