Carlos Correa 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. is fueling the Braves’ playoff run

    Acuña is the youngest player ever to hit a home run in five straight games.

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  • LEADING OFF: Betts rolls to Baltimore, Correa comes off DL

    A look at what's happening around the majors today: MOOKIE MANIA Mookie Betts tries to follow up his first career cycle when Boston opens a series at Baltimore. The AL MVP contender homered off Ken Giles in the ninth inning Thursday to complete his first career cycle, though the Red Sox...

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  • Red Sox remove Drew Pomeranz from rotation

    The Yankees' Sonny Gray isn't the only former A's pitcher to lose a spot in his team's rotation this month. The Red Sox on Thursday announced that left-hander Drew Pomeranz has been moved to the bullpen, with left-hander Brian Johnson taking his spot in the rotation. Pomeranz, 1-5 with a 6.31 ERA this season, is winless in eight starts since May 2. Boston manager Alex Cora said shorter stints could help Pomeranz find success. ...

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  • 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.

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  • Giants get key win against Diamondbacks on Evan Longoria homer

    PHOENIX - Swing games could not get swingier than Sunday's. A Giants win and they split a road series against the first-place team to move five games off the lead with 49 to play. Lose. and they fall seven out after dropping three of four at Chase Field. One of the hottest Giants took his biggest swing of the season and got the Giants their split. Evan Longoria homered against Archie Bradley with one out in the eighth inning, a 402-foot smash onto the overhang...

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  • Astros edge Dodgers in World Series rematch

    In a game dripping with World Series nostalgia, not everybody was willing to embrace the symbolism Friday after the Houston Astros earned a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium. Justin Verlander struck out 14 Dodgers and George Springer brought home two runs on double...

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