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OAKLAND, Calif | Gordon breaks scoreless tie with HR in 12th, M’s top A’s 2-0

OAKLAND, Calif— Light-hitting Dee Gordon homered off Yusmeiro Petit in the 12th inning to break a scoreless tie and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep. Jean Segura had four hits to help the Mariners closed within 2 1/2 games of the A’s for the second AL … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif | Gordon breaks scoreless tie with HR in 12th, M’s top A’s 2-0

OAKLAND, Calif. | Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with forearm bruise

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Seattle Mariners have placed ace James Paxton on the disabled list with a forearm bruise, one day after the left-hander was struck by a line drive. Paxton was facing the third batter in the first inning Tuesday night when Jed Lowrie lined a ball back up the middle, hitting the pitcher … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with forearm bruise

OAKLAND, Calif. | M’s Paxton hit by liner, replaced by Hernandez vs. A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. — Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was replaced by Felix Hernandez in the first inning Tuesday night after being hit by a line drive on his pitching arm. X-rays on Paxton’s left arm were negative, and he was diagnosed with a forearm contusion. Paxton allowed a leadoff home run to Oakland’s Marcus Semien … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | M’s Paxton hit by liner, replaced by Hernandez vs. A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. | Mariners’ Cano returns from drug suspension, now playing 1B

OAKLAND, Calif.  — Robinson Cano is back in the major leagues with the Seattle Mariners after serving an 80-game drug suspension. The eight-time All-Star has a new position — first base, for the first time — and a new spot in the batting order, too. “It feels great to be back, especially the way the … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Mariners’ Cano returns from drug suspension, now playing 1B

OAKLAND, Calif. | Suspect in fatal warehouse fire says he can’t get fair trial

OAKLAND, Calif.  — A man who saw his agreement with prosecutors rejected by a judge last week after already pleading no contest in the deaths of 36 people in a California warehouse fire said Monday it is now impossible for him to get a fair trial in Oakland. “How am I going to find a … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Suspect in fatal warehouse fire says he can’t get fair trial

OAKLAND, Calif. | Defendant to ask to move California warehouse fire trial

OAKLAND, Calif. — An attorney for a man accused of illegally converting a warehouse where a fire killed three dozen people at an unlicensed concert said Monday he will ask a judge to a trial to a different California county after a judge threw out his plea bargain. Alameda County Judge James Cramer stunned the … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Defendant to ask to move California warehouse fire trial

OAKLAND, Calif. | Raiders beat Lions 16-10 in Gruden’s return to sideline

OAKLAND, Calif.  — Jon Gruden jawed at the officials, worked closely with the quarterbacks and was once again adored by the Oakland Raiders fans. It was as if he had never left the Coliseum. Jon Gruden was a winner in his return to the sideline for Oakland when the Raiders got a touchdown pass from … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Raiders beat Lions 16-10 in Gruden’s return to sideline

OAKLAND, Calif. | Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem

OAKLAND, Calif.  — Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat during the national anthem. Lynch declined to stand for the anthem before the exhibition opener against the Detroit Lions on Friday night. Lynch also sat for the anthem all of last season but never gave a reason for his decision. No other players on either … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem