Seth Smith homered and scored three times, Bartolo Colon pitched seven strong innings for his first win in a month and the Oakland A’s beat the Rangers 9-2 on Monday night.
Major League Baseball officials have asked the Miami New Times for records the alternative newspaper obtained for a story on alleged use of banned substances by several players.
In the wake of Tuesday’s report linking Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz, Gio Gonzalez and other star players to performance-enhancing drugs, MLB plans to interview each player, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports.
Yoenis Cespedes finished a home run shy of hitting for the cycle, and Bartolo Colon pitched eight scoreless innings, leading the Athletics past the Rangers 2-0 on Wednesday night.