The Oakland Athletics continued to wheel and deal on Thursday, as they shipped lefty Tommy Milone to the Minnesota Twins for outfielder Sam Fuld.

The Oakland Athletics reportedly swung a deal to bolster an already stacked rotation, acquiring Boston lefty Jon Lester hours before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.

Francisco Liriano pitched seven effective innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates grabbed a 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in the second of a three-game set.

Jason Hammel attempts to pick up his first victory in an Oakland uniform on Wednesday afternoon when the Athletics visit the Houston Astros for the rubber match of a three-game series.

The Pittsburgh Pirates hope to continue their climb up the NL Central ladder and will shoot for a three-game sweep of the struggling San Francisco Giants Wednesday afternoon at AT&T Park.

Vance Worley tossed the first shutout of his career as the Pittsburgh Pirates took a 5-0 win over the San Francisco Giants in the opener of a three-game series.

Brandon Moss hit a go-ahead RBI single as part of a six-run top of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Houston Astros, 7-4, in the middle test of a three-game set.

John Jaso drove in three runs and Scott Kazmir did his part on the mound in the Oakland Athletics' 9-3 win over the Texas Rangers in Sunday's rubber match of a three-game set.

Jason Castro and Marc Krauss hit back-to- back home runs during a four-run sixth and the Houston Astros took down the Oakland Athletics on Monday, 7-3, in the opener of a three-game set.

Oakland's Jesse Chavez attempts to beat Houston for the second time in less than a week on Monday night when the Athletics visit the Astros to kick off a three-game series.

The San Francisco Giants will try to avoid losing more ground in the NL West when they open a three-game series with the Pittsburgh Pirates Monday at AT&T Park.

The Oakland Athletics placed outfielder Craig Gentry on the 15-day disabled list with a broken right hand on Monday.

Clayton Kershaw did it again on Saturday, tossing a two-hitter to pitch the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-0 win over the San Francisco Giants to jump into first place in the NL West.

The best team in baseball tries to put some more distance between itself and the rest of the American League West on Sunday, as the Oakland Athletics seek to close out a three-game set against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on a positive note.

San Francisco acquired veteran right-hander Jake Peavy on Saturday with one purpose in mind. Beat the Los Angeles Dodgers. He'll get a chance to continue a career's worth of dominance against them on Sunday in his San Francisco debut, as Giants try to avoid a three-game sweep at AT&T Park.

John Jaso hit a go-ahead two-run homer and three other Oakland Athletics blasted solo shots in a 5-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.

Yasiel Puig tripled three times in a historic night at the plate in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 8-1 rout of the San Francisco Giants.

The Boston Red Sox shipped veteran Jake Peavy to the San Francisco Giants on Saturday.

The San Francisco Giants have lost only three of their previous 10 meetings with the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, but two of those have come at the hand of Zack Greinke.

Jerome Williams threw six strong innings in his first game for the Texas Rangers, leading them to a 4-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Friday in the opener of a three-game series.

The Miami Marlins try to keep rolling along when they step into Minute Maid Park on Friday night to begin a three-game interleague series with the Houston Astros.

With still a week to go in July, the San Francisco Giants' upcoming three-game weekend series with the Los Angeles Dodgers is by no means a must-win.

The San Francisco Giants placed infielders Ehire Adrianza and Marco Scutaro on the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday's series opener against the Dodgers and promoted second baseman Dan Uggla from Triple-A Fresno.

Hunter Pence stroked a three-run double in the top of the ninth as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 3-1, in the third installment of a four-game set.

The Oakland Athletics designated former closer Jim Johnson for assignment on Thursday.

Brandon Moss hit a grand slam in a five-run sixth inning, as Oakland finished off Houston thanks to a 13-1 decision in Thursday's rubber match of a three-game series.

Brandon Crawford hit a tie-breaking, three-run double with two outs in the 14th inning to lead the San Francisco Giants to a 9-6 win over the Philadelphia Phillies.

L.J. Hoes' homer in the 12th inning boosted the Houston Astros to a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics in the opener of a three-game set on Tuesday.

Houston righty Brad Peacock drew the ire of manager Bo Porter his last time out. Now, he'll try to lead the Astros to a series win over the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.

Madison Bumgarner looks to secure a third straight winning start on Wednesday night as the San Francisco Giants play the third contest of a four-game series with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Yusmeiro Petit will once again step in for injured teammate Matt Cain as he gets the call for the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night in the second contest of a four-game set with the Philadelphia Phillies.

The Oakland Athletics activated outfielder Josh Reddick from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday.

The Athletics and the Oakland City Council announced a 10-year lease extension agreement that could have the team continue to play its games at O.co Coliseum.

Scott Kazmir takes aim at win No. 12 on Tuesday when the Oakland Athletics open a three-game series with the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum.

San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain is back on the disabled list, this time with right elbow inflammation, while first baseman Brandon Belt was placed on the 7-day concussion list.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The San Francisco Giants have reportedly signed second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor-league deal Monday, just three days after he was released by the Atlanta Braves.

Sonny Gray pitched 6 2/3 innings of two-run ball as the Oakland Athletics crushed the Baltimore Orioles, 10-2, in the rubber match of a three-game set on Sunday.

Adam Duvall hit a two-run homer to lead the San Francisco Giants in a 7-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies that began a four-game series.

Cliff Lee is set to return to the Philadelphia Phillies' rotation on Monday night to open a four-game series with the visiting San Francisco Giants.

Tim Lincecum has been on point his last four starts and tries to keep his Cy Young form intact when the San Francisco Giants shoot for a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins Sunday afternoon.

Pablo Sandoval had three hits to stay hot and Tim Hudson tossed 7 1/3 stellar innings to help the San Francisco Giants top the Miami Marlins, 5-3, on Saturday to win their second straight game out of the All-Star break.

Adam Jones homered and tied a career high with five RBI in the Baltimore Orioles' 8-4 win over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday.

The Baltimore Orioles and Oakland Athletics will send two young pitchers to the mound Sunday in the finale of a three-game series at O.co Coliseum.

Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to boost the Oakland Athletics to a dramatic 5-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday in a battle of division leaders.

The Baltimore Orioles and the Oakland Athletics have both earned contender status in the American League, and they'll begin the second half of the season against one another in the opener of a three-game set Friday night at O.co Coliseum.

Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants will begin their second half of the season on the east coast, starting with Friday's opener of a three-game series against the Miami Marlins.

Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Crawford both went yard and drove in three runs to help the San Francisco Giants open the second half of the season with a 9-1 rout of the Miami Marlins.

Pitcher Brad Mills has been claimed off waivers by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Oakland Athletics, the A's announced Thursday.

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