Fiers, A’s send Mariners to 5th straight loss, 6-5

Baseball 05/25/19, 18:21

Mike Fiers won in his first start at the Coliseum since pitching a no-hitter earlier this month and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-5 Saturday, sending the Mariners to their fifth straight loss.Matt Chapman homered and Ramon Laureano doubled in his fifth straight game, matching Miguel Tejada for the Oakland ...

Canha’s pinch-hit homer off Bauer lifts A’s past Indians 5-3

Baseball 05/21/19, 20:39

Pinch-hitter Mark Canha's two-run homer off struggling Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer in the third inning sent the Oakland Athletics to their fifth straight win, 5-3 over the Indians on Tuesday night.Canha replaced injured slugger Khris Davis and connected off Bauer (4-3), who managed to hang around for six innings despite ...

Anderson leaves with cervical strain, A’s beat Indians 6-4

Baseball 05/20/19, 21:00

Brett Anderson left in the sixth inning with a cervical strain, and the Oakland Athletics hung on to beat the Cleveland Indians 6-4 on Monday night.Anderson (5-3) allowed one run in 5 1/3 innings, improving to 4-0 with a 0.94 ERA in six starts against the Indians. The 31-year-old left-hander ...

A’s make it 15 straight over Tigers with 4-1 victory

Baseball 05/18/19, 18:14

Daniel Mengden pitched seven impressive innings and Nick Hundley and Chad Pinder homered to lift the Oakland Athletics to their 15th straight win over Detroit, 4-1 on Saturday.If the A's beat the Tigers on Sunday, they would tie a franchise record for their longest winning streak against one team. Oakland ...

Luplow slips, Olson scores in 9th as A’s beat Indians 3-2

Sports 05/11/19, 18:43

Matt Olson scored from third base when right fielder Jordan Luplow slipped trying to field Ramon Laureano's short fly in the ninth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Cleveland Indians 3-2 in a wacky, sloppy game Saturday.Olson walked leading off against A.J. Cole (0-1), and Kendrys Morales followed with ...

Chapman homers vs Hand in 12th to lift A’s over Indians 4-3

Baseball 05/11/19, 00:49

Matt Chapman homered against Brad Hand leading off the 12th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics over the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Friday night.Chapman hit a 3-2 pitch down the left field line for his first career game-ending hit. The homer was his 10th this season and the first allowed by ...

Drury’s 3-run HR in 11th sparks Jays to season sweep of A’s

Baseball 04/28/19, 17:31

Brandon Drury started and ended the weekend with dramatic home runs.Drury hit a tying three-run homer in the 11th inning, Justin Smoak following with a game-winning single and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat Oakland 5-4 Sunday, completing a six-game season sweep of the Athletics.Drury's two-out, ninth-inning homer won ...

Pinder’s two-out single in 9th lifts A’s past Rangers 6-5

Baseball 04/24/19, 18:25

Chad Pinder's two-out RBI single in the ninth inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday.Stephen Piscotty singled with one out off Chris Martin (1-1) and then stole second base. After Khris Davis flew out, Pinder looped a soft hit into right field. ...

Khris Davis hits MLB-best 10th homer, A’s rally past Texas

Sports 04/12/19, 22:35

Khris Davis hit his major league-best 10th homer, his fifth in three games being a tiebreaking solo shot in the eighth inning, as the Oakland Athletics rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Texas Rangers 8-6 on Friday night.Ramon Laureano hit a game-tying homer to start the seventh for ...

Astros top A’s 9-8 on Altuve’s bases-loaded walk in 9th

Baseball 04/07/19, 17:10

Jose Altuve drew a four-pitch walk from Oakland closer Blake Treinen with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, giving the Houston Astros a 9-8 win Sunday and a three-game sweep of the Athletics.Josh Reddick walked and Aledmys Diaz singled off Treinen (0-1) ...

Fiers, 3 A’s relievers shut down Red Sox for 1-0 win

Baseball 04/03/19, 00:19

Mike Fiers gave Oakland another stellar start, center fielder Ramon Laureano threw out a baserunner for a second straight game and the Athletics made Matt Chapman's homer stand in a 1-0 win over Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.Fiers (2-1) pitched six innings of five-hit ball. ...

Reliever Ryan Tepera goes to arbitration with Blue Jays

Baseball 02/06/19, 14:53

Reliever Ryan Tepera has gone to salary arbitration with the Toronto Blue Jays.Tepera asked for $1.8 million during Wednesday's hearing and the team argued for $1,525,000.A decision by arbitrators Mark Burstein, Howard Edelman and Edna Francis is expected Thursday.Tepera, a 31-year-old right-hander, was 5-5 with a 3.62 ERA last year. ...

Pham goes to arbitration; Devenski avoids hearing

Baseball 02/04/19, 18:17

Outfielder Tommy Pham asked an arbitration panel for a raise from $570,100 to $4.1 million, and the Tampa Bay Rays argued for $3.5 million.Arbitrators Margaret Brogan, Andrew Strongin and Gil Vernon are expected to decide the case Tuesday, a day after hearing arguments.Pham hit .275 with 21 homers and 63 ...

A’s closer Treinen wins arbitration case, to make $6.4M

Baseball 02/02/19, 14:37

Oakland Athletics closer Blake Treinen will receive a $6.4 million salary for 2019 after winning his arbitration case.Treinen's case was heard Friday. He asked arbitrators Steven Wolf, Allen Ponak and Phillip LaPorte for a raise from $2.2 million to $6.4 million, while Oakland offered $5.6 million. The pitcher's agent, Matt ...

Betts, deGrom, Treinen win Baseball Digest awards

Baseball 10/04/18, 12:46

Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts has been chosen major league player of the year by Baseball Digest.Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets was picked as the pitcher of the year and Oakland closer Blake Treinen was selected as the top reliever.The awards were announced Thursday. A 15-person panel ...

Yanks rout A’s 7-2 in wild-card game, set up ALDS vs Red Sox

Baseball 10/03/18, 23:44

Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer in the first inning, Luis Severino atoned for flopping in his postseason debut last year and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 7-2 Wednesday night in the AL wild-card game.New York Yankees' Luke Voit reacts after scoring on ...

Jackson only starting pitcher on A’s wild-card roster

Baseball 10/03/18, 11:59

Edwin Jackson is the only starting pitcher included on the Oakland Athletics' roster for their AL wild-card game against the New York Yankees.Right-hander Liam Hendriks will be on the mound for the start of Tuesday night's game, and A's manager Bob Melvin would not say who will follow.His bullpen includes ...

Herrmann homer lifts Marlins over A’s, gives Astros AL West

Baseball 09/26/18, 02:41

Pinch-hitter Chris Herrmann's two-run homer in the 11th inning gave the Seattle Mariners a 10-8 win over Oakland on Tuesday night, clinching the AL West for Houston and leaving the Athletics with a wild-card matchup against the New York Yankees.Seattle overcame an 8-5 eighth-inning deficit and dropped the A's 2½ ...

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