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Topic - Josh Donaldson
All those who marvel at Miguel Cabrera can only wonder what he might've done this year if completely healthy.
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera won his second straight American League Most Valuable Player award Thursday, once again beating Angels outfielder Mike Trout by a comfortable margin.
McCutchen won the National League honor by a surprisingly wide margin Thursday. Cabrera took the AL prize for the second straight year by a comfortable gap over Mike Trout.
Lost in all the commotion about Yasiel Puig are the trickiest predicaments when it comes to the All-Star game.
After a season filled with dramatic comebacks and memorable endings, the Oakland Athletics now expect the unexpected.
Seth Smith homered, doubled and drove in four runs, and the Oakland Athletics avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Detroit Tigers 12-4 Thursday in a matchup of AL playoff contenders.
Brandon McCarthy left in the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday after a hard line drive off the bat of Erick Aybar hit Oakland's opening-day starter in the head.
Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy left in the fourth inning of Wednesday's 7-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels after Erick Aybar's hard line drive ricocheted off the right-hander's head.
The Oakland Athletics turned the third triple play in the major leagues this season during the fifth inning of Tuesday night's game against the Minnesota Twins.
New Seattle catcher Jesus Montero has been hit in the mask by a foul ball and left his first exhibition game for the Mariners.
Athletics third baseman Scott Sizemore will miss the entire 2012 season after tearing a ligament in his left knee last weekend during Oakland's first full-squad workout.