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Jed Lowrie and the Will Middlebrooks conundrum
May 10, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Boston Red Sox third baseman Will Middlebrooks warms up during the game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
The News Tribune
Jed Lowrie had three hits and drove in a run for the A's, who have the best record in baseball and are a season-best 25 games over .500.
Rangers' Lewis lashes out at Rasmus over bunt
This has not been a banner year for baseball's unwritten rules. Manager Bo Porter and the Astros were upset at Jed Lowrie of the Athletics for bunting to beat the shift in a seven-run game back in April, and in May the Red Sox got into it with the Rays' Yunel Escobar for stealing a base while up five.
MLB Team of the Week: Chris Sale, Chase Utley and Albert Pujols Star
Masahiro Tanaka will be unavailable for at least six weeks and may require Tommy John surgery after partially tearing his UCL, per MLB .com's Bryan Hoch .
The Winnipeg Free Press
Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his third straight decision, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.
The China Post
Samardzija debuts strong in A's vs. Jays
Jeff Samardzija pitched seven strong innings to win his Oakland debut as the Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Sunday to complete a four-game sweep.
Tony Paul: Week 13 MLB Power Rankings: A's, Tigers check in at Nos. 1, 3
Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler gets the Athletics' Jed Lowrie out at second for a double play in the top of the eighth inning Monday at Comerica Park.
Series Preview: Moneyball Visits Miami
The Marlins start a 6 game home stand this Friday with a 3 game series against the number 1 team in baseball, the Oakland Athletics.