If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.
Prince Fielder halted his home run trot when Coco Crisp snagged his fly at the top of the center-field wall in the second.
Even folks who don’t cherish the game should enjoy ‘Moneyball’, but not as much as their baseball-loving friends.
Roy Halladay pitched his NL-leading fifth complete game and Jimmy Rollins went 4 for 4, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
The Phillies’ three aces can’t throw shutouts every start. Some pop in that lineup on a more consistent basis sure would help — even a team with the best record in baseball.
Trevor Cahill tossed three-hit ball into the eighth inning, Adam Rosales homered and the Oakland Athletics beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Saturday night.