Alex Bregman Headlines

  • Matt Olson’s 10th-inning HR lifts A’s over Astros

    Exactly two months after trailing Houston by 12 games on June 18, the A's on Saturday will have a chance to tie the Astros for first place in the AL West. Oakland trailed the Astros 3-2 in the ninth on Friday night before tying the game on a replay reversal. Then Matt Olson led off the bottom of the 10th by launching a 3-2 pitch from Tony Sipp over the wall in right. Home run No. 23 this season for the A's first baseman cut Houston's lead in the division to a...

    SFGate
  • Matt Olson homers in 10th, A's pull within game of Astros

    With September approaching, the Oakland Athletics are showing the baseball world what they believed from the start: This group and its young sluggers are ready to make a playoff push. Matt Olson hit a leadoff home run in the 10th inning after a video review gave Oakland the tying run in the...

    ABC News
  • Astros hit 5 homers to end skid with 12-1 win over Rockies

    Evan Gattis and Tyler White hit two homers each, Yuli Gurriel added a two-run shot and the Houston Astros broke out of their offensive slump in a huge way with a 12-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night to snap a five-game skid. Gerrit Cole struck out 12 and the defending World...

    ABC News
  • MLB myth-buster: The shift isn't curbing runs, it's creating them

    Banning the shift is a hot topic in baseball. Here's why the conventional wisdom on it is wrong.

    ESPN.com
  • Giants blow 9th-inning lead, fall 3-1 to Astros

    The world champs came to town, though they weren't quite as recognizable as they were in October because of injuries to several front-line players. In the end, it didn't matter. The Astros were still the Astros. The Giants were one out from beating shorthanded Houston 1-0 in Monday night's opener of a quick two-game series, but closer Will Smith yielded a three-run homer to Marwin Gonzalez, permitting the Astros to celebrate a 3-1 victory.

    SFGate
  • 'We Used to Chase Girls. Now We Play Fortnite': The Video Game Uniting MLB

    MLB All-Star week is a lot of things. It's an annual celebration of the game's best players at the season's halfway point. It's a celebration of a sport during the dog days of summer...

    bleacherreport.com