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Triggs gem helps leads A’s to three game sweep of Orioles

BY STEVEN LUKE The Oakland Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 in a tight contest Sunday afternoon at the Coliseum. The win gave the A’s a three game sweep in record breaking fashion, striking out the most batters in Oakland history with 40 total whiffs in the series. Strikeouts were …

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Angélique Kidjo rocks the Talking Heads at UC Theatre in Berkeley

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER African musician Angélique Kidjo’s electrifying interpretation of the Talking Heads iconic album “Remain in Light” was a thrilling moment for those in attendance to experience at her concert Friday night at the UC Theatre in Berkeley. Kidjo, a 57 year old three time Grammy Award winning Beninese …

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Hundley, Giants end homestand with outburst against Padres

BY ANTHONY SOSA The San Francisco Giants capped off an impressive homestand with an offensive explosion on Wednesday as they took the rubber match against the San Diego Padres in a 9-4 victory. The Giants finished 7-3 during the home stand, winning all three of their series. Padres’ starter Clayton …

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Curry’s return helps boost Warriors past Pelicans to 2-0 lead

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Buoyed by the return of Steph Curry, the Golden State Warriors earned a hard fought 121-116 win over the New Orleans Pelicans at Oracle on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference semi-final playoff series. It was their 14th consecutive playoff victory at …

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Longoria, Blach lead resilient Giants past Dodgers 4-2

BY ANTHONY SOSA A clutch three-run home run by Evan Longoria in the bottom of the first inning and a solid start from Ty Blach helped the San Francisco Giants defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2, in front of an electric, sold-out crowd Sunday at AT&T Park. The victory secured …

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Warriors second quarter run sinks Pelicans in series opener

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Facing the same New Orleans Pelicans team that torched them for 126 points on the Oracle court just three weeks earlier, the Golden State Warriors rode a swarming defense and big game performances from their soon to be expanding cast of All-Stars to post an impressive 123-101 …

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Nationals jump the Shark, clobber Giants 15-2 behind Scherzer

BY ANTHONY SOSA A rough outing for San Francisco Giants’ starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija and a strong showing from the Washington Nationals’ offense proved too much for the Giants to complete a series sweep as they lost 15-2 Wednesday at AT&T Park. Despite the loss, the Giants still managed to …

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A’s wrap up strong home stand on winning note behind Davis blast

BY STEVEN LUKE After opening the home stand with his best outing of the season Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Daniel Mengden closed it out against the Boston Red Sox with another solid effort in a pitching duel with David Price. It was a 1-1 matchup between Mengden and the A’s …

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A’s Manaea dominates Red Sox in No-Hitter at Coliseum

BY ANTHONY SOSA In front of a crowd of 25,746, Oakland Athletics’ starting pitcher Sean Manaea pulled off one of the most impressive feats in baseball by throwing a no-hitter and striking out 10 against the team with the best record in the game, dominating the Boston Red Sox in …

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Resilient A’s rally to sweep ChiSox in 14 inning marathon

BY STEVEN LUKE It was kids’ day in Oakland today with elementary aged kids all over the ball park and they brought the noise level for the Athletics and White Sox match up, but by the time it finally ended five hours and 48 minutes later the kids were long …

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