Oakland Athletics Clinch Postseason

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The Oakland Athletics have become the third American League and fourth overall team to clinch their spot in the 2020 MLB Postseason. This comes as a result of a 6-0 win for Oakland over the San Fransisco Giants and a 6-1 win for the San Diego Padres over the Seattle Mariners. The A’s are joining the […] READ MORE


The AL West Playoff Picture

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AL West Playoff Push Heats Up as Houston Falters On September 2nd, the AL West playoff picture seemed clear. The Oakland Athletics held a 2.5 game lead over the Houston Astros for the division lead while the Astros held a comfortable six-game lead over the Seattle Mariners for the second playoff spot in the division. […] READ MORE


Diamondbacks Take Early Lead, Defeat Mariners

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Diamondbacks 4, Mariners 3 A three-run first inning gave the Arizona Diamondbacks an early lead that they never surrendered as they defeated the Seattle Mariners, 4-3, Friday night in Phoenix. Caleb Smith made his first appearance with his new club, pitching three strong innings before giving way to a long-relief appearance by lefty Alex Young, […] READ MORE


Jahmai Jones Makes Los Angeles Angels Debut

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Jahmai Jones of the Los Angeles Angels had his MLB debut on September 1st against the Seattle Mariners. The 2015 second-round draft pick received his call up on August 31st and entered the game the following day. Jones had been training at the Angels camp in Long Beach as part of their 60-man taxi squad […] READ MORE


Athletics and Mariners Series Postponed

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On Sunday, it was announced that a member of the Oakland Athletics staff tested positive for Covid-19. Now, the series between Oakland and the Seattle Mariners has been postponed through Wednesday. Athletics and Mariners Series Postponed The three-game series with the A’s was set to open Tuesday, September 1st, in Seattle. As of now, the […] READ MORE


The Padres Acquire Austin Nola In Seven Player Trade With the Mariners

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The San Diego Padres have acquired Austin Nola, Dan Altavilla, and Austin Adams from the Seattle Mariners for Luis Torrens, Ty France, Taylor Trammell, and Andres Munoz. This was the fourth trade the Padres have made in the last two days. The Padres acquired relief pitcher Trevor Rosenthal from the Kansas City Royals, Jason Castro from […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Angels Jo Adell Hits First and Second Career Home Run

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Los Angeles Angels outfielder Jo Adell hit his first and second career home runs this Saturday against the Seattle Mariners. He was the first Angel to slug his first two home runs in a single game since 1981 when Tom Brunansky accomplished this. Adell, MLB.com’s number six prospect, received his first call-up to the major […] READ MORE


San Diego Padres Postpone Play Due to Jacob Blake Shooting

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Padres Postpone Play The San Diego Padres and the Seattle Mariners, the team with the most Black players in all of Major League Baseball,voted not to play due to the shooting of Jacob Blake hours before game time on Wednesday evening. The Padres released the following statement after players and coaches cleared Petco Park’s infield.  […] READ MORE


Five MLB Players Off to a Hot Start

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Every season, there are players that get off to hot starts who seemingly fly under-the-radar. Even though this MLB season is slated to be 60 games, that is the case once again. Sometimes, it is because a player gets overshadowed by someone else at their position or another teammate. In other cases, it’s because a […] READ MORE


American League Over/Under: Last Word on Baseball Staff Picks

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As baseball is about to begin, 22 members of the Last Word On Baseball staff picked American League over/under for the coming season. Each writer was asked to pick two team overs and two team unders. With a 60-game schedule, any team that gets off to a bad start could find it hard to get […] READ MORE