Eric Karabell recaps the highlights from Monday's games, which included another big game from Bryan LaHair and an Evan Longoria injury.
Adam Madison examines Wednesday's matchups and where the advantages are for fantasy.
Tristan H. Cockcroft examines the matchups of the day ahead and where the advantages are for fantasy.
Dan Johnson hit a sacrifice fly to score Shannon Stewart in the 11th inning and the A's beat the Royals.
Bobby Kielty and Frank Thomas tallied RBI singles in the 11th inning to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox.
Bobby Crosby drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 17th inning to score Marco Scutaro for the winning run in the Oakland Athletics' 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night.
Nick Swisher hit a three-run homer, Mark Ellis followed with a solo shot and the A's staked Barry Zito to a quick lead in a 7-6 victory over the Twins.
The Athletics had 15 hits and took an 8-0 lead over the slumping Orioles on the way to winning their fourth straight.
Sammy Sosa's 25-foot RBI single highlighted a wild rally by Baltimore, and the O's ended Barry Zito's eight-game winning streak with a 6-2 victory over the A's on Monday.
Mark Ellis hit a two-run homer and the A's overcame Rich Harden's poor start for their ninth victory in 10 games, an 8-4 win over the Tigers.
Greg Dobbs drove in three runs with a pinch-hit double off rookie Huston Street in the seventh inning, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 7-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.
San Francisco 6, Oakland 5 (10 innings)
The Anaheim Angels capped a stirring comeback with one final rally, and now they're champions of the AL West for the first time in 18 years.
Marco Scutaro hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night.
Oakland 3, Baltimore 1
The dog days of August are when we find out who rules the porch and who bites during the pennant races.