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Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer
Daniel Mengden needed just 102 pitches to throw his second career shutout, this time at the D-backs' expense. While using his changeup more than in any other start so far this season, he struck out struggling Snakes slugger Paul Goldschmidt three times among his 5 K's -- twice on fastballs.
Daniel Mengden pitched a two-hitter for his second career shutout, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Arizona Diamondbacks 3-0 on Saturday.
Oakland Athletics reliever Santiago Casilla has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right shoulder.
Patrick Corbin allowed four hits in seven innings and Nick Ahmed homered to help the Arizona Diamondbacks snap a seven-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.
Stephen Piscotty and the Athletics tagged Felix Hernandez early, and Oakland ended the Seattle Mariners' five-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Thursday.
He's pitched for 11 teams over 21 seasons, winning 242 games and a Cy Young -- but there's so much more to "Big Sexy" than mere numbers.
Marco Gonzales allowed two hits in seven innings in the longest start of his career, and the Seattle Mariners scored their only run on an error in a 1-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
The Mariners pull out another one-run victory, a 1-0 win over the A's with the only run scoring on an error. Marco Gonzales tossed seven scoreless innings as he continues to look like the second-best starter on the team and Edwin Diaz struck out the side on 13 pitches for the save. That's 45 K's in 25.1 innings for Diaz as the M's climb 10 games over .500.
The Oakland Athletics have placed slugger Khris Davis on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right groin.
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Mike Zunino hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and Guillermo Heredia doubled home the go-ahead run in the 10th as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night.
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Daniel Mengden allowed two hits over seven shutout innings to win his second straight start and lead the Oakland Athletics over the Toronto Blue Jays 9-2 on Sunday to complete a four-game sweep.
Khris Davis, who leads the A's with 13 home runs and 38 RBIs, left Sunday's game against the Blue Jays with a right groin strain.
Chad Pinder hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics overcame a four-run deficit, rallying to score five times in the eighth inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Saturday.
A's pitcher Brett Anderson, who left Friday's game after just 15 pitches due to a shoulder strain, was put on the DL.
Dustin Fowler hit his first career home run and also had a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh inning, Josh Phegley hit an RBI double in his season debut, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Friday night.
Matt Olson hit a three-run home run, Khris Davis and Matt Chapman added two-run shots, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Thursday night.
Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer, J.D. Martinez added a two-run shot and the Boston Red Sox avoided their first series sweep this season with a 6-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
Oakland catcher Bruce Maxwell will miss a four-game series at Toronto that starts Thursday because he cannot enter Canada while awaiting sentencing in Arizona on a gun-related charge.