Oakland Athletics defeat St. Louis Cardinals, 3-2
The Oakland Athletics finished on Sunday a nine-game interleague trip in which they faced the following pitchers: Matt Cain, Tim Lincecum, Barry Zito, Carlos Zambrano, Ryan Dempster, Chris Carpenter and Adam Wainwright.
It didn't go well for the A's.
"Nobody takes losing well," said manager Bob Geren, "but it is a fact we saw some pretty good arms."
The A's won just two of those games, including a 3-2 victory over the Cardinals on Sunday when they had to face none of...
Much like Tiger Woods, the Cardinals couldn't finish things off Sunday afternoon.
The home team went down 3-2 to Oakland to disappoint thousands of dads on Father's Day, including Tony La Russa.
The Cardinals completed a 4-2 home stand but left two series sweeps on the table. Predictably, the inconsistent St. Louis offense was shut down in the series finale with Seattle, and got handled by four Oakland pitchers Sunday.
And the Cardinals continue to struggle to mai...
ST. LOUIS (AP) Kevin Kouzmanoff still has a soft spot in his heart for National League Stadiums.
The Oakland third baseman capped off a strong nine-game road trip through the NL with a 4 for 4 performance on Sunday in leading the Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
Kouzmanoff turned in the fifth four-hit game of his career and his first this season. He had two singles, a double, and also slammed a solo home run in the fourth inning to help Oaklan...