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Athletics lose again to Astros as offense sputters

Tue, 2022-05-31 22:38

The A’s couldn’t make a strong outing from Frankie Montas stand up Tuesday night at the Coliseum in a 3-1 loss to the Astros. Montas had allowed just one run in seven innings but allowed a leadoff home run in the eighth to Chas McCormick, breaking a 1-1 tie and chasing him from the game. He fell to 2-5 with the loss, Oakland’s fifth in the first six games of an ongoing 10-game homestand.

Frankie Montas' five strikeouts

Tue, 2022-05-31 21:28

Frankie Montas collects five strikeouts while allowing two runs on seven hits in 7+ innings against the Astros

Trash Talk Heating Between Brady, Rodgers, Mahomes and Allen: 'The Match' Preview

Tue, 2022-05-31 15:43

Expect banter galore as NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers battle Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen in Capital One's "The Match'' on Wednesday. The teams will be mic'd up to capture their trash talk and they will have the ability to communicate with the TV broadcasters, which includes Hall-of-Famer Charles Barkley and three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt Trash talk between seven-time Super Bowl champion Brady and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen is already warming up.

L.A. Rams star Aaron Donald signs with Donda Sports

Tue, 2022-05-31 13:57

Aaron Donald has teamed up with Kanye West’s Donda Sports. The Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle and Super Bowl champion […] The post L.A. Rams star Aaron Donald signs with Donda Sports appeared first on TheGrio.

Watch: Aaron Donald explains his process of breaking down film and it's fascinating

Tue, 2022-05-31 13:24

When it comes to preparing for a game, Aaron Donald does more than just hit the weight room and practice field. He spends hours upon hours in the film room watching not only his play from the last game, but also studying the offensive linemen he’ll be facing the next week. He watches film as soon as it’s available after a game, typically that same night.

NBA Rumors: Celtics' Jaylen Brown signs with Kanye West's Donda Sports

Tue, 2022-05-31 13:15

Celtics star Jaylen Brown has a very famous celebrity in his corner after reportedly signing with Kanye West's Donda Sports.

Aaron Donald holds all the cards in negotiations with Rams

Tue, 2022-05-31 12:51

Aaron Donald and the Los Angeles Rams are currently engaged in a financial standoff. It’s not contentious or problematic right now, but there’s very clearly a disagreement about the defensive tackle’s contract. Donald wants a new deal that will pay him more than the $14.2 million he’s set to earn in 2022, and he deserves a raise given the way he’s played since signing his extension in 2018.

Aaron Donald holds all the cards in negotiations with Rams

Tue, 2022-05-31 12:51

Aaron Donald's latest comments make it clear he's perfectly fine with retiring if the Rams don't meet his number. He holds all the cards.

Cooper Kupp Knew Matthew Stafford Was Special Before Rams Season Started

Tue, 2022-05-31 11:10

The Rams would eventually go on to take the lead following the play, cementing their championship run. However, during a recent interview with Colin Cowherd, Kupp detailed how noticed something special about Stafford well before that throw, and even before the season began, with his QB pulling off a similar play during last year's OTAs.

Aaron Donald still weighing retirement, would be 'at peace' without football

Tue, 2022-05-31 09:27

I don’t want to play football if I can’t win anyway, so I feel like if I got a real opportunity to win another Super Bowl, then it makes sense to play. But again, it’s still a business. We’ve got to handle the business side of things, and if that wasn’t to get handled then, you know, ‘it is what it is’ type of situation.

The number one reason Aaron Donald won't retire this year

Tue, 2022-05-31 07:02

Donald didn’t say he should be making as much as quarterbacks, but made it clear that there should NOT be a $22 million difference between someone like T.J. Watt and someone like Aaron Rodgers. On his current contract, Donald’s APY is $22.5 million, but he carries a $26.75 million cap hit in 2022. However, his base salary accounts for only $9.25 million of that.

Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics meet in game 2 of series

Tue, 2022-05-31 00:03

Houston Astros (31-18, first in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (20-31, fifth in the AL West) Oakland, California; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Cristian Javier (3-2, 2.43 ERA, . WHIP, 48 strikeouts); Athletics: Frankie Montas (2-4, 3.12 ERA, .

Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics meet in game 2 of series

Tue, 2022-05-31 00:03

Houston Astros (31-18, first in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (20-31, fifth in the AL West) Oakland, California; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Astros: Cristian Javier (3-2, 2.43 ERA, . WHIP, 48 strikeouts); Athletics: Frankie Montas (2-4, 3.12 ERA, .

Brewers bring road win streak into matchup with the Cubs

Tue, 2022-05-31 00:01

Milwaukee Brewers (32-18, first in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (19-29, fourth in the NL Central) Chicago; Tuesday, 8:05 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Eric Lauer (5-1, 2.31 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 55 strikeouts); Cubs: Justin Steele (1-5, 5.40 ERA, 1.60 WHIP, 40 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -145, Cubs +123 BOTTOM LINE: The Milwaukee Brewers hit the road against the Chicago Cubs aiming to extend a three-game road winning streak. Chicago is 19-29 overall and 7-17 in home games.

Aaron Donald Is NOT Retiring

Tue, 2022-05-31 00:00

Los Angeles Rams DE Aaron Donald made some pointed comments implying he will retire if the Rams don’t take care of him financially. Doug thinks that’s rich coming from a guy making as much money as he is already making, and scoffs at the idea that Donald would consider leaving that kind of money on the table. The Rams have no need to fear losing him, especially considering he is still under contract for another three years.

Aaron Donald Is NOT Retiring

Tue, 2022-05-31 00:00

Los Angeles Rams DE Aaron Donald made some pointed comments implying he will retire if the Rams don’t take care of him financially. Doug thinks that’s rich coming from a guy making as much money as he is already making, and scoffs at the idea that Donald would consider leaving that kind of money on the table. The Rams have no need to fear losing him, especially considering he is still under contract for another three years.

Aaron Donald Is NOT Retiring

Tue, 2022-05-31 00:00

Los Angeles Rams DE Aaron Donald made some pointed comments implying he will retire if the Rams don’t take care of him financially. Doug thinks that’s rich coming from a guy making as much money as he is already making, and scoffs at the idea that Donald would consider leaving that kind of money on the table. The Rams have no need to fear losing him, especially considering he is still under contract for another three years.

Houston's Framber Valdez pitches a 2-hit complete game

Mon, 2022-05-30 19:18

Yordan Álvarez hit a pair of no-doubt homers, Framber Valdez pitched a two-hitter for a rare complete game and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Monday. After being held to five runs the previous four games, the Astros’ bats woke up against Oakland ace Paul Blackburn (5-1). Álvarez hit a 469-foot drive to give Houston its first run in the fourth against Blackburn and added a 444-foot shot to nearly the same spot in the eighth off A.J. Puk for his 14th homer of the season.

Houston-Oakland Runs

Mon, 2022-05-30 16:15

Astros fourth. Alex Bregman grounds out to shortstop, Kevin Smith to Christian Bethancourt. Yordan Alvarez homers to center field.

Athletics, Blackburn overpowered by Alvarez and Astros

Mon, 2022-05-30 16:07

Paul Blackburn has been the Athletics’ most consistent starting pitcher this season, but even he couldn’t prevent a 5-1 loss to the Houston Astros Monday at the Coliseum. The A.L. West leaders, behind left-handed starter Framber Valdez, shut down the A’s offense one day after a season-high 14 hits against Texas. It was Blackburn’s first loss of the season after five wins and came before a Memorial Day crowd of 8,753.

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