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  1. Swept by A's, Yanks pack bags for Seattle

    Jeff Fletcher

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Yankees are supposed to be the team that rolls over opponents. They are supposed to be the ones getting all the big hits and making all the big pitches and coming out on the right end of four-game sweeps. This was not suppos...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  2. Soriano surprised by game-tying homer

    Jeff Fletcher

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- If you were surprised to see someone hit a home run against Rafael Soriano, who hadn't allowed one all year, so was Soriano. Even after the ball was in the air. Win McNamee/Getty ImagesSoriano stares straight ahead as Seth Smi...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  3. Rapid Reaction: A's 5, Yankees 4 (12)

    Jeff Fletcher

    Recap | Box score | Photos What it means: That you just saw something you haven't seen in nine years. The New York Yankees hadn't been swept in a four-game series since the Toronto Blue Jays did it to them in May 2003. The Oakland A's last swept a...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  4. Game 95: Yankees (57-37) @ A's (50-44)

    Jeff Fletcher

    Here are the lineups for today's game, as the Yankees try to snap a three-game losing skid in Oakland. Derek Jeter has the day off. First pitch at 4:05 p.m.: YANKEES Curtis Granderson CF Mark Teixeira 1B Robinson Cano 2B Alex Rodriguez DH Rau...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  5. First Pitch: Bart still gettin' it done

    Jeff Fletcher

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- After Bartolo Colon went 0-4 with a 5.37 ERA in his final 10 starts with the Yankees in 2011, there probably weren't too many people disappointed that the club did not re-sign the 38-year-old pitcher for 2012. But Colon, now 39,...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  6. This weekend, A's arms > Yankees bats

    Jeff Fletcher

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- It is baseball's ultimate half-empty, half-full question. If a team's bats go silent for a few games, is it good pitching or bad hitting? Considering the Yankees are one of the highest-scoring teams in baseball, and consideri...

    Blog | July 22, 2012
  7. Rapid Reaction: A's 2, Yankees 1

    Jeff Fletcher

    Recap | Box score | Photos What it means: That Yankees starters are going to start complaining about a lack of support if this keeps up. Phil Hughes pitched very well, but the two solo homers he allowed -- to sizzling Yoenis Cespedes and not-sizzl...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  8. New York Yankees' Nick Swisher strains hip flexor in loss to Oakl...

    Jeff Fletcher

    Nick Swisher left Friday night's 3-2 loss against the A's with a mild left hip flexor strain that will keep him out at least a few days.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2012
  9. Ron Washington stands behind choices

    Jeff Fletcher

    OAKLAND, Calif. - Say this for Ron Washington. He doesn't second-guess himself. Plenty of questions awaited the Texas Rangers' manager when he trudged back to his office following Wednesday's 4-3 loss to the Oakland A's. Questions about pitching c...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  10. Rapid Reaction: A's 4, Rangers 3

    Jeff Fletcher

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Brandon Hicks hit a walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth to lift the Oakland A's to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday afternoon at the Coliseum. What it means: The Rangers, who blew a 3-1 lead in the seventh...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  11. Lineups: Brandon Snyder starts at 1B

    Jeff Fletcher

    The Texas Rangers and Oakland A's complete their two-game series this afternoon with RHP Colby Lewis (6-6, 3.51) coming off the disabled list. He'll be opposed by LHP Travis Blackley (2-2, 3.20). The game starts at 2:37 p.m. on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM a...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  12. Tip pays off for Josh Hamilton

    Jeff Fletcher

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- After Josh Hamilton struck out in his first two at-bats Tuesday night, hitting coach Scott Coolbaugh gave his star pupil a little tip. Coolbaugh said Hamilton was getting going a little too early at the plate. He needed to slow dow...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  13. Matchup: Colby Lewis vs. Travis Blackley

    Jeff Fletcher

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Texas Rangers conclude a two-game series against the Oakland A's at the Coliseum. RHP Colby Lewis comes off the disabled list to face LHP Travis Blackley at 2:37 p.m. on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM and FSSW. A quick look at the matchu...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  14. Roy Oswalt looks to settle into groove

    Jeff Fletcher

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Texas Rangers had seen flashes from Roy Oswalt in his first four starts with the team. But this was the real deal, the Oswalt the Rangers hoped they were getting when they signed him to a mid-season deal. Even Oswalt admitte...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  15. Rapid Reaction: Rangers 6, A's 1

    Jeff Fletcher

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Roy Oswalt pitched his best game in a Texas Rangers uniform, allowing one run in 6 1/3 innings in a 5-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night at the Coliseum. What it means: The Rangers kept pace with the Angels an...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  16. Lineups: Mike Napoli back at catcher

    Jeff Fletcher

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- The Texas Rangers continue their West Coast swing with a two-game series against the division rival Oakland Athletics. Mike Napoli is back in the starting lineup after leaving Friday's game against the Seattle Mariners with a bruis...

    Blog | July 17, 2012