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Piscotty, Manaea and bullpen lead hot A’s past Padres 4-2

BY STEVEN LUKE The Oakland Athletics have been fans of making their own fireworks on the field all season with late game heroics. The Fourth of July holiday Wednesday afternoon was no different when Stephen Piscotty delivered the boom for the A’s with a two-run eight inning double with the …

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Giants huge sixth inning leads to another series win at home

BY ANTHONY SOSA The San Francisco Giants, backed by a five-run sixth inning outburst and a solid start from Derek Holland, took the rubber match against the Miami Marlins, 6-3, Wednesday at AT&T Park. The Giants have yet to lose any of their last eight home series, winning seven and …

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Pinder’s perfect day helps lift A’s and Manaea past Angels 6-4

BY ANTHONY SOSA The Oakland Athletics used a strong four-run sixth inning and a quality start from Sean Manaea to propel them to a 6-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday at the Oakland Coliseum. The A’s victory ended their four-game losing streak and also a six-game losing streak …

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A’s ride Montas season debut to series win against D-Backs, 2-1

BY STEVEN LUKE Making his 2018 season debut in the Majors, Frankie Montas held the Arizona Diamondbacks hitless through five innings and gave up only one run through six with seven strikeouts leading the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 win Sunday afternoon. The win also gave the A’s the series …

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Warriors Splash Brothers smash Rockets in second half, force Game 7 Monday night

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Facing a win or go home elimination game for the first time since the 2016 Finals, the Warriors rose to the challenge in the second half, and dealt an emphatic beat down on the Houston Rockets 115-86 to force a seventh and deciding game of the NBA …

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