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Topic - Seth Smith
Michael Brantley extended his strong start to the spring with four more hits, including two doubles, as the Cleveland Indians tied the San Diego Padres 4-4 in 10 innings Saturday.
A team-by-team look at the American League West entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:
San Diego has the pitching to compete in 2014 but can its lineup produce enough runs inside spacious Petco Park?
The defending AL West champion A's lost ace Bartolo Colon but bolstered a bullpen that could be MLB's best in 2014.
Seth Smith and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a $4.5 million, one-year contract to avoid arbitration.
The 28-year-old Brown, a first-round pick by Oakland in the 2007 amateur draft out of Oklahoma State, can play all three outfield positions.
The Tigers became the first team to reach the ALCS in three straight years since the New York Yankees from 1998-2001. Game 1 is Saturday in Boston. The Tigers went 4-3 against the Red Sox this year.
Justin Verlander pitched another Game 5 gem in Oakland while carrying a no-hit bid into the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera homered to lead the Detroit Tigers past the Athletics 3-0 Thursday night and back into the AL championship series.
For much of the season, Stephen Vogt caught Sonny Gray with Triple-A Sacramento. Neither could have pictured pairing up on such a sensational playoff moment for the Athletics when they were 90 miles away in California's capital.
After a season filled with dramatic comebacks and memorable endings, the Oakland Athletics now expect the unexpected.
The Oakland Athletics will play another day in this improbable season full of remarkable rallies.
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.
Jurickson Profar made quite a debut at age 19, homering in his first major league at-bat and doubling his next time up as the Texas Rangers beat Cleveland 8-3 Sunday.
Kendrys Morales homered from both sides of the plate during a nine-run sixth inning, capping the burst with a grand slam that sent the Los Angeles Angels romping past the Texas Rangers 15-8 Monday night.
The Colorado Rockies gave All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki the day off to rest a sore left hip.
Oakland Athletics' Seth Smith (15) argues a strike call with umpire CB Bucknor in the second inning of Game 2 of the American League baseball division series against the Detroit Tigers in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013.
"That's how you win postseason baseball games, with pitching and defense and timely hitting," Smith said.