A's can determine wild-card fate

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Can two games played well offset five weeks of games played poorly?

That's the question facing the A's as they come off their final off-day of the regular season.

Wins Saturday and Sunday came at the right time -- in Seattle ...

Kershaw aces key test as Dodgers top Giants, 4-2

SAN FRANCISCO -- Adrian Gonzalez said last month that he thought Clayton Kershaw deserved to be the National League's most valuable player. Now Gonzalez is certain of it.

"If someone even tries to mention someone else, they're an idiot," Gonzalez...

Lester, A's beat Mariners 4-0

SEATTLE -- The A's can exhale, just a little, because with their 4-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, they have some breathing room again in their quest for the playoffs.

Jon Lester threw six innings of scoreless ball and Sam Fuld and...