Profar, Phegley homer to lead A’s to 10th straight win

Sports 05/27/19, 19:14

The Oakland Athletics are riding the long ball to their longest winning streak in 13 years.Matt Chapman homered for the third straight game, Jurickson Profar and Josh Phegley went deep off former Oakland starter Trevor Cahill, and the Athletics rolled to their 10th straight win, 8-5 over the Los Angeles ...

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 ...

Yelich hits 17th, 18th homers as Brewers rout Phillies

Baseball 05/16/19, 23:31

Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday.Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the Brewers won their third in a row.Davies (5-0) allowed three runs — one earned — and four ...

Profar slam, A’s romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers

Baseball 05/16/19, 15:25

Jurickson Profar hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers.Josh Phegley had four hits, including one of Oakland's five home runs, as the A's won their ninth in a row at Comerica Park.The A's had lost ...

Piscotty homer in 13th lifts A’s past Reds 5-4

Baseball 05/09/19, 01:35

Stephen Piscotty homered leading off the bottom of the 13th inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Wednesday night.One day after Mike Fiers pitched the 13th no-hitter in franchise history, the A's got a big lift out of their bullpen and then ...

Athletics’ Fiers throws 2nd career no-hitter, beats Reds 2-0

Sports 05/08/19, 01:20

Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics pitched his second career no-hitter by shutting down the Cincinnati Reds with help from two spectacular defensive plays in a 2-0 victory Tuesday night.Fiers (3-3) followed up his 2015 gem against the Dodgers with a 131-pitch masterpiece to become the 35th pitcher with multiple ...

Atheltics’ Fiers pitching no-hitter thru 6 innings vs Reds

Sports 05/08/19, 00:29

Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Cincinnati Reds.Fiers has thrown 92 pitches Tuesday night in Oakland. He has struck out five.In 2015, Fiers pitched a no-hitter for Houston against the Los Angeles Dodgers.Fiers has retired 18 of the 19 Cincinnati hitters ...

Bogaerts’ double highlights 6-run rally; Red Sox beat A’s

Baseball 04/29/19, 21:53

Xander Bogaerts hit a tying two-run double that sailed over the head of center fielder Ramón Laureano, who made a bad read during a six-run third inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Monday night.Rookie Michael Chavis drove in three runs and Mookie Betts had ...

Blue Jays rally to beat Athletics 4-2 in Guerrero’s debut

Baseball 04/26/19, 22:09

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. capped his major league debut with a double leading off the ninth inning for his first hit, and Brandon Drury followed with a winning two-run homer with two outs to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Friday night.The 20-year-old son of Hall ...

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. ...

Montas pitches A’s past Houston to end Astros streak

Baseball 04/17/19, 23:43

Frankie Montas pitched into the seventh inning to stop Houston's 10-game winning streak, Matt Chapman homered for the third time in six games and the Oakland Athletics beat the Astros 2-1 on Wednesday night.Jurickson Profar added two hits including an RBI double to make up for his team-leading fifth error. ...

Khris Davis hits 2 HRs, Chris Davis hitless, A’s thump O’s

Baseball 04/10/19, 20:54

Oakland slugger Khris Davis homered twice and had three hits, Baltimore's Chris Davis extended his record hitless streak to 50 at-bats and the Athletics beat the Orioles 10-3 Wednesday night.Chad Pinder, Matt Chapman and Jurickson Profar also homered for Oakland, which can take the four-game series Thursday.Chris Davis entered as ...

Profar drives in 5, A’s top O’s 13-2; Davis doesn’t play

Baseball 04/09/19, 21:16

Jurickson Profar got four hits, including a homer, and drove in a career-high five runs, leading Brett Anderson and the Oakland Athletics over the Baltimore Orioles 13-2 Tuesday night and ending a four-game losing streak.Slumping Orioles slugger Chris Davis didn't play, a day after he set the major league record ...

Athletics beat Giants 5-0 in Bay Bridge exhibition series

Baseball 03/24/19, 19:47

Japan is over for the Oakland Athletics.A couple of big swings helped wake up the A's.Stephen Piscotty, Jurickson Profar and Ramon Laureano homered, and Oakland beat the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Sunday in the Bay Bridge exhibition series.San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Dereck Rodriguez delivers against the Oakland Athletics ...

Oakland Athletics season preview capsule

Baseball 03/18/19, 21:41

Oakland Athletics2018: 97-65, second place, lost to Yankees in AL wild-card game.Manager: Bob Melvin (ninth season).Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis hits a grand slam off Nippon Ham Fighters pitcher Naoya Ishikawa in the ninth inning of their preseason exhibition baseball game at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo Monday, March 18, ...

Chatting on the bases is good-natured, a learning experience

Baseball 02/19/19, 16:53

While playing for Texas, Jurickson Profar always learned something from new teammate Khris Davis when the Oakland slugger stopped at Profar's second base spot.Majors home run leader Davis appreciates any chance he gets to talk baseball and life with Albert Pujols while spending a few moments on first alongside the ...

Slugger Khris Davis, A’s reach agreement on one-year deal

Baseball 01/11/19, 17:02

Khris Davis, last season's major league home run leader, reached agreement Friday with the Oakland Athletics on a $16.5 million, one-year contract to avoid salary arbitration.The A's also said they had agreed to one-year deals with left-hander Sean Manaea, infielders Jurickson Profar and Marcus Semien and outfielder Mark Canha to ...

Rangers trade Profar to A’s in 3-team deal involving Rays

Sports 12/21/18, 17:19

Texas traded infielder Jurickson Profar to the Oakland Athletics on Friday in a three-team deal that included Tampa Bay and netted the Rangers four prospects.Oakland also reached an agreement on a two-year contract with free agent right-hander Joakim Soria, giving the A's a reliable and versatile reliever.The 34-year-old Soria, a ...

Paxton tops 200 Ks, Mariners beat Rangers 4-1

Baseball 09/30/18, 00:20

Dee Gordon drove in the go-ahead run with a triple in the seventh inning, and James Paxton struck out nine to go over 200 for the season as the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 4-1 on Saturday night.Paxton came into the day with 199 strikeouts and wasted no time ...

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