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2020 Schedule
12-4, 1st in AL West
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2hJeff Passan

Laureano: Vile remark led to Astros-A's brawl

Astros hitting coach Alex Cintron made a vile comment to Athletics outfielder Ramon Laureano regarding his mother, prompting Laureano to charge the Astros' bench Sunday, Laureano told ESPN on Monday.


BBTN: Jeff Passan on the A's-Astros brawl, the Indians sending Plesac home and Tatis Jr. Plus, Sarah Langs plays the Numbers Game

Tim Kurkjian fills in for a vacationing Buster on today’s episode. First, he talks to Jeff Passan about how many games will Alex Cintrón and Ramón Laureano be suspended after inciting a brawl between the A’s and Astros, the Indians sending Zach Plesac home to quarantine after a night out, what MLB should do with the Cardinals, Oakland’s hot start, Fernando Tatis Jr. tearing it up, and Madison Bumgarner’s troublesome beginnings in Arizona (5:37). Later, Sarah Langs drops by to play the Numbers Game with notes on Tatis, Austin Slate and Óliver Pérez (28:30).

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A's Laureano charges Astros dugout, starts brawl

After being hit by a pitch, Oakland outfielder Ramon Laureano charged the Houston dugout from first base and sparked a bench-clearing brawl between the AL West rivals.

Glanville says the 'iron fists will come down' after A's-Astros brawl (1:48)
Where do the A's land in this week's power rankings? (1:32)
A's Laureano charges Astros dugout, fight ensues (0:37)

Astros, A's clear benches, empty seats; Oak wins 9th in row

Benches cleared and even the stands emptied during Oakland's 7-2 victory over the Astros on Sunday, tempers flaring at last between the AL West rivals months after Houston's sign-stealing scandal was brought to light by Oakland pitcher Mike Fiers.

Trio of early dingers send A's to 9th straight win (0:41)
A's win 8th straight (0:59)

Semien delivers again vs Astros; A's win 8th in row

Marcus Semien homered in the first after hitting a walkoff single to end a 13-inning win a night earlier and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-1 on Saturday for their eighth straight victory.


A's hold off Astros in 13th inning for seventh straight win

Marcus Semien singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 13th in a game that matched the longest this season with baseball's new extra-innings rule, and the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-2 on Friday night for their...


BBTN: SNY's Steve Gelb on Pete Alonso, Yahoo! Sports' Hannah Keyser on a playoff bubble

SNY’s Steve Gelbs joins Buster to talk about Pete Alonso, his slow start, how the anger he harbors from being bullied drives him and what a genuine person he truly is (6:09). Next, Yahoo! Sports’ Hannah Keyser stops by to discuss profiling the Philly Phanatic, getting autographs from your heroes, the latest MLB’s health and safety protocol and the idea of a playoff bubble (19:54). Plus, Todd Radom administers the weekly quiz and talks ballparks in Texas (39:01).

A's bench coach apologizes for apparent Nazi salute (0:47)
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A's coach sorry for making apparent Nazi salute

A's bench coach Ryan Christenson said he "unintentionally" made a gesture resembling a Nazi salute when trying to adapt the team's elbow bump celebration.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average2.663rd
Quality Starts4Tied-11th
Batting Average.21423rd
On Base Percentage.32110th
Slugging Percentage.37722nd