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 ...

Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A’s 6-2 win over Mariners

Baseball 05/25/19, 00:56

Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Friday night for their seventh straight win.Stephen Piscotty also homered and singled twice to extend his on-base streak to 22 games, the longest active streak in ...

Athletics-Tigers game suspended in 7th with A’s up 5-3

Sports 05/19/19, 16:42

The Oakland Athletics led the Detroit Tigers 5-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday when the game was suspended because of rain.Oakland scored twice in the top of the seventh to take the lead, but the teams were unable to complete the inning before it began to rain ...

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 ...

Marte’s walk-off homer in 13th lifts Pirates over A’s

Baseball 05/05/19, 18:14

Starling Marte hit a game-ending three-run homer in the 13th inning, rallying the Pittsburgh Pirates past Oakland 5-3 on Sunday after the Athletics scored twice in the top of the inning.Cole Tucker started Pittsburgh's comeback with a one-out single off Fernando Rodney (0-2). Jung Ho Kang walked and Adam Frazier ...

Marte hits 3-run homer in 13th, Pirates rally past A’s 5-3

Baseball 05/05/19, 17:06

Starling Marte hit a game-ending three-run homer in the 13th inning, rallying the Pittsburgh Pirates past Oakland 5-3 on Sunday after the Athletics scored twice in the top of the inning.Cole Tucker started Pittsburgh's comeback with a one-out single off Fernando Rodney (0-2). Jung Ho Kang walked and Adam Frazier ...

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. ...

Chapman, Piscotty lead A’s offense in 11-5 win over Rangers

Baseball 04/24/19, 00:34

Matt Chapman homered and walked three times, Marcus Semien had a two-run double as part of a six-run fourth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 11-5 on Tuesday night.Stephen Piscotty matched his career high with four hits and scored three times. Piscotty has a franchise record 16-game ...

Piscotty’s 3 RBIs lead A’s over Rangers, end 3-game skid

Baseball 04/23/19, 00:03

Stephen Piscotty homered and drove in three to back Chris Bassitt's winning season debut, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-1 Monday night to end a three-game skid.Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus left in the seventh inning as a precaution after being hit by a pitch in the first ...

Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker hurts leg in rundown

Baseball 04/20/19, 16:34

Toronto Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker had to be helped off the field after injuring his left knee during a rundown in the third inning Saturday against the Oakland Athletics.Shoemaker gave up a two-out single to Matt Chapman, then bounced a pitch to Stephen Piscotty. As Chapman strayed off the ...

Santana keys 8th-inning rally, Rangers stun A’s 8-7

U.S. 04/14/19, 17:29

Danny Santana had a two-run, pinch-hit triple and scored the go-ahead run during a four-run eighth inning, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Oakland Athletics 8-7 Sunday.Santana tripled into the gap in right-center to tie it at 7, then scored on Delino DeShields' bunt single two batters later. Santana, in ...

Laureano nails another Red Sox runner, Athletics win 7-3

Sports 04/04/19, 18:16

Center fielder Ramon Laureano threw out another Red Sox runner in a key spot, and the Oakland Athletics kept Boston stumbling with a 7-3 win on Thursday.Laureano tossed out three runners as the A's took three of four in the series. Stephen Piscotty went 4 for 4 with a home ...

Canha hits 2-run HR, Anderson sharp as A’s top Angels 4-2

Baseball 03/30/19, 23:01

Mark Canha hit a two-run homer in the fourth that held up for Brett Anderson, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 on Saturday night.Stephen Piscotty added a two-run single in the third. Anderson (1-0) pitched six scoreless innings in his first start of the year after ...

Davis hits second home run of season, A’s beat Angels 4-0

Baseball 03/28/19, 17:43

Reigning homer run champion Khris Davis went deep for the second time this season, Marcus Semien added a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-0 on Thursday for their first win after a pair of losses to Seattle last week in Japan.Mike Trout singled and ...

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 ...

Ichiro cheered at Tokyo Dome, Mariners top A’s 9-7 in opener

Sports 03/20/19, 08:03

Ichiro Suzuki drew the loudest ovation back home in Japan and Domingo Santana delivered the biggest hit, launching a grand slam that led the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 Wednesday in the Major League Baseball opener.The game at the Tokyo Dome marked the earliest opening day ever — ...

Bruce gets 1st hit of 2019 MLB season, Piscotty 1st home run

Sports 03/20/19, 04:54

Jay Bruce of the Seattle Mariners has gotten the first hit of the 2019 Major League Baseball season and Oakland's Stephen Piscotty has connected for the first home run.Bruce lined a single off the glove of shifted Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien with two outs in the top of the first ...

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, ...

Amid hoopla around Ichiro and Mariners _ A’s are here, too

Baseball 03/18/19, 00:40

Amid all the hoopla surrounding Suzuki Ichiro's return to Japan with the Seattle Mariners, it's been easy to overlook something else: the Oakland Athletics are here, too.The A's are used to being seen as the also-rans, and even relish it. They were a playoff team last season — not the ...

A’s looking at Robbie Grossman as potential leadoff man

Sports 02/20/19, 15:34

The Oakland Athletics will take a look at Robbie Grossman as a potential leadoff man when they open spring play.The Athletics host the Seattle Mariners on Thursday as the teams get a head start on spring training games. Both teams will also open the regular season ahead of the rest ...

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