Kansas City to visit Oakland Wednesday
Kansas City Royals (56-96, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (91-61, second in the AL West)
Olson’s deep homer helps A’s rally late to beat Royals 2-1
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson had never hit a ball to the second level of elevated bleachers, even in batting practice.
He sure found a timely moment to accomplish the feat, hitting a...
Vogt hits three-homer as Giants beat his former A’s club
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Vogt's three-run homer highlighted an eight-run eighth and broke it open against his former club, Kevin Pillar hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in San Francisco's...
Davis, Semien hit 2-run homers as A’s beat Yankees 6-4
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — When slugger Khris Davis cleared the fences again at last, he gave it an animated trot around the bases complete with a salute approaching third before celebrating with his...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics right-hander Daniel Gossett will undergo Tommy John surgery Wednesday, two days after opening day starter Kendall Graveman had a similar procedure.
Gossett, winless in five starts for the A's this season, has been out since June 4 with a right elbow strain. The team had been hopeful of getting him back into the rotation but after Gossett met with Dr. Keith Meister in Texas earlier Monday, the decision was made to have surgery.
Stratton throws 5 strong as Giants beat A’s 3-0
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two days shy of opening day, the Giants and Athletics got promising performances from some pitchers while reeling from injuries to others.
Chris Stratton pitched four-hit ball over five innings to lift San Francisco over Oakland 3-0 in the finale of the three-game Bay Bridge exhibition series Tuesday night.
The A's also got a solid outing from Trevor Cahill, who pitched three scoreless innings in his second appearance this spring after signing with the team last week.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oakland Athletics pitching prospect A.J. Puk has injured his pitching elbow, and Dr. James Andrews is recommending he have Tommy John surgery.
The left-handed Puk injured the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow, the team said Tuesday. Puk was initially diagnosed by Dr. Doug Freedberg in Arizona, and Andrews was consulted to confirm the 22-year-old's injury.