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A's bring back Carignan and Cowgill, send down Miller and Taylor

The Oakland A's recalled right-handed pitcher Andrew Carignan and outfielder Collin Cowgill from Class AAA Sacramento and optioned right-handed pitcher Jim Miller and outfielder Michael Taylor to Sacramento, the club announced on Friday. Carignan was on the A's Opening Day roster and posted a 6.23 ERA in five relief appearances before he was optioned to Sacramento on April...

Inge putting up Gehrig-like numbers

Brandon Inge has just done something no one has done since Lou Gehrig in 1931. The A's new third baseman, released by the Tigers late last month, has had four four-RBI games in a five-game span. That Gehrig-matching total includes two games with grand slams, and two games with three-run homers plus RBI singles. The only other A's player to drive in 16 runs in five games...

The Tigers' Bullpen Is Not to Be Trusted; Also, Brandon Inge Trolls Hard

Currently, the Tigers lead the Oakland A's 10-6 in the bottom of the 8th inning. About half an hour ago, the A's were down 10-2 with two outs in the same inning. Two infield singles and a walk later, Brandon Inge stepped to the plate. Recent history tells us that Brandon should have struck out on a pitch two feet outside with a horrible check swing, but this is clearly not...

Brandon Inge home run ball hits man in crotch, then hits woman in face (Video)

We've seen some pretty wacky bounces here on Outside the Boxscore but I've never seen this happened ever before. Over the weekend, Detroit Tigers Brandon Inge hit a home run against the Tampa Bay Rays which decided to bounce off one man's crotch and then hit a woman sitting behind him right in the face: (Courtesy of Busted Coverage)

Athletics 11, Tigers 4

Brandon Inge hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs for the fourth time in five games, Josh Reddick homered twice and had a career-high five RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics pounded the Detroit Tigers 11-4 on Friday night. Inge sent a 2-1 pitch into the elevated left-field bleachers in the sixth inning for his fifth homer of the year and fourth since joining the A's on...

Athletics pound Tigers, 11-4

Brandon Inge hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs for the fourth time in five games, Josh Reddick homered twice and had a career-high five RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics pounded the Detroit Tigers 11-4 on Friday night. Inge sent a 2-1 pitch into the elevated left-field bleachers in the sixth inning for his fifth homer of the year and fourth since joining the A's on...

Brandon McCarthy Expands Desperate Search to Siri For Answers How to Get Out Josh Hamilton

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy knows how good Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton is right now. Hamilton has hit eight home runs in his past five games, including a Major League Baseball record tying four HR game earlier this week in what will go down as perhaps the greatest single game individual performance in American League history. While...

Athletics 3, Tigers 1

Brandon McCarthy matched a career high with 10 strikeouts after missing his last start with a sore right shoulder, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Saturday night. The A's opening-day starter scattered four hits in seven innings to quiet fears of another serious injury setback. McCarthy (3-3) had struck out 10 batters only twice before. Jonny Gomes...

Fister outdueled by A's in impressive outing

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Brandon McCarthy matched a career high with 10 strikeouts after missing his last start with a sore right shoulder, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Saturday night. The A's opening-day starter scattered four hits in seven innings to quiet fears of another serious injury setback. McCarthy (3-3) had struck out 10 batters only...

One night after big win, Tigers routed by A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Brandon Inge hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs for the fourth time in five games, Josh Reddick homered twice and had a career-high five RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics pounded the Detroit Tigers 11-4 on Friday night. Inge sent a 2-1 pitch into the elevated left-field bleachers in the sixth inning for his fifth homer of the year and fourth since...

Tigers big 3rd inning leads win over Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Miguel Cabrera broke out of a slump with two RBI hits in Detroit's eight-run third inning and the Tigers went on to beat the Oakland Athletics 10-6 on Thursday night. Cabrera, who came into the game hitless in his previous 14 at-bats, finished with four hits, including an RBI double and a run-scoring single in the big third inning. Cabrera also had an...

Game 2012.31: Tigers at Athletics

If any eyes are still open at 10:05 EST and would like to watch baseball, they will have to tune in to Oakland where the Tigers will be starting a 4-game series with the A’s in tonight’s only MLB late game. The Athletic Brandon Inge awaits the Tigers in Oakland, although they may not recognize him.  For one thing, he is wearing his pants all the way down to his white shoes...
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