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Mike Sweeney Successful in Return to A's

Oakland shuts out Minnesota; snaps 5-game losing streak

(Newser) - Mike Sweeney returned to the starting lineup for the first time in six games and ended a 39-game homerless streak spanning 140 at-bats with a solo shot in the eighth inning, helping Oakland to a 3-0 win over the Minnesota Twins last night. Sweeney also had an RBI single and... More »

A's Rough Up Sabathia, Indians 9-7

Reigning A.L. Cy Young winner gives up nine in 3-plus innings

(Newser) - Reigning AL Cy Young winner C.C. Sabathia gave up nine runs and 12 hits in his shortest outing in nearly two years, and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Cleveland Indians 9-7 on Friday. Sabathia (0-2) was pulled after 3 1-3 innings, his shortest start since yielding... More »

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