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The Arizona Diamondbacks are down to one more series left to possibly play the role of spoiler.
PHOENIX - The Giants' rookies were buzzing Wednesday morning, knowing that this was the day when veterans would give them an embarrassing outfit to wear on the flight to San Diego. Rookie Matt Duffy made sure "dress up day" was a happy one, lining a two-run single to center in the ninth to lead the Giants to a 4-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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Someone had been to the costume shop, and Matt Duffy was about to put on faux leather boots, chaps and a pink cowboy hat to complete his travel ensemble.
Giants outfielder Angel Pagan missed his third straight game Wednesday because of lower back inflammation.

The Oakland Athletics are making Nashville the new home of their Triple-A minor-league affiliate.
The Oakland Athletics' recent struggles cost them a third straight American League West title. If they don't right the ship soon they could miss the postseason altogether.
J.P. Arencibia hit a three-run homer during a six-run ninth inning, sending the Texas Rangers to a 6-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
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Just when it looked like the Oakland Athletics had turned things around with consecutive wins in Seattle, they put together one of their sloppiest performances of the year.

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The Sacramento River Cats have reached a deal to become the Triple-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants beginning next season, ending their 15-year association with the Oakland A’s.
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After 15 seasons, the River Cats have changed their major-league affiliation from the Oakland Athletics to the San Francisco Giants. Will that shift make a difference to you?

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