Rockies 10, Athletics 4
The Oakland Athletics have completed their trade for star outfielder Matt Holliday from the Colorado Rockies, acquiring the big bat they wanted for the middle of their lineup.
Athletics first baseman Daric Barton has undergone surgery on his right hip, while left-handed pitcher Greg Smith had an operation to removed loose bodies from the elbow on his throwing arm.
Emil Brown homered and Greg Smith allowed four hits over six innings for his first win since June as the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 2-0 on Thursday night.
Rookie Greg Smith threw a four-hitter, Eric Chavez hit a two-run double, and the Athletics beat Los Angeles 6-1 on Monday night to pull within 3 1/2 games of the Angels in the AL West.
Jason Grey looks at the secrets to the success of the A's starting staff and at the future of Daric Barton.
Greg Smith won for only the second time in his last nine starts and got his first career hit as the Oakland Athletics beat their former ace Barry Zito and the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Friday night.
Greg Smith ended a winless streak and Frank Thomas was injured against his old team as the A's won on Tuesday.
Will Harris looks at the Oakland Athletics' rotation and discusses which pitchers are most likely to maintain their current value.
Joe Saunders outpitched Greg Smith to remain undefeated in six starts, and the Angels beat Oakland 2-0 on Tuesday night to climb back into a first-place tie with the Athletics in the AL West.
Greg Smith outpitched Mark Buehrle for his first major league win, and Kurt Suzuki went 4-for-4 as the Oakland Athletics beat the White Sox 2-1 Monday night for their eighth victory in 10 games.
Mark Ellis had four hits, including a game-tying triple in the ninth, then scored the go-ahead run as the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Wednesday night.