A’s clinch wild card spot, tied with Rays after loss to M’s
SEATTLE (AP) — Even in the aftermath of a loss that could end up costing them in the race to host the AL wild-card game, the party raged on in the Oakland Athletics clubhouse.
Mariners take 3-game slide into matchup with Athletics
Oakland Athletics (95-63, second in the AL West) vs. Seattle Mariners (66-92, fifth in the AL West)
Seattle; Thursday, 10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Sean Manaea (3-0, 1.14...
Semien reaches base 6 times, A’s roll past Rangers 12-3
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Semien is going to need a little bit of luck to become the first Athletics player in more than 15 years to get 200 hits. Getting into the AL MVP discussion might be a...
Fiers, A’s rout Rangers 8-0, maintain 2-game wild card lead
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers wants to show he can confidently take the ball in a wild-card game and pitch the Oakland Athletics into the AL Division Series.
Canha hit in 11th, A’s edge KC 1-0 to hold wild card lead
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha knew it was just a matter of time before the right pitch would come. He waited, and his patience paid off.
Canha hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th...
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...
Four home runs carry Athletics to 8-6 win over Rangers
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Oakland Athletics maintained their half-game lead over the Tampa Bay Rays in the race for the American League's first wild card on Saturday night despite losing their...
Seth Brown hits 2 triples as Athletics beat Angels 7-5
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seth Brown's legs practically flew around the bases he had so much Adrenalin and energy.
The Oakland rookie could see and hear his teammates going crazy.
Keller gets the start for Royals in series opener against Athletics
Oakland Athletics (74-55, second in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (46-85, fourth in the AL Central)
Giants rally behind Longoria to edge Athletics 5-4
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Evan Longoria homered early and hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the seventh inning as the San Francisco Giants rallied late again to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on...
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...
Roark strikes out seven, pitching A’s to sweep of Yankees
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tanner Roark has been in Oakland long enough already to understand this winning vibe.
Roark is doing his part to keep the Athletics on a roll as the September stretch...
Olson, Canha hit back-to-back HRs to lead A’s past Yanks 6-2
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics wasted little time responding to an early blow from the New York Yankees.
Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back homers in the first inning...
Chapman, Canha back Bassitt in A’s 8-4 win over Astros
OAKLAND,Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt believes the Oakland Athletics' struggles against the Houston Astros are due in part to the perception that the 2017 World Series championship are...
A’s edge Astros 3-2 in 13 to inch closer in playoff chase
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have been pretty good this season when hitting home runs, and added to their total with a pair of solo shots off Houston ace Justin...
A’s hit 4 HRs in testy 5-4 win over Rangers
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward insists reliever Rafael Montero wasn't intentionally trying to plunk Ramon Laureano with a pitch two innings after the Oakland hitter...
Laureano’s double in 11th lifts A’s over Astros 4-3
HOUSTON (AP) — After struggling on defense, Oakland's Ramon Laureano was determined to atone for his mistakes when he came up to the plate with the game tied in the 11th inning against the Houston...
Pineda scheduled to start for Minnesota against Oakland
Oakland Athletics (57-42, second in the AL West) vs. Minnesota Twins (59-38, first in the AL Central)
A’s hit 6 home runs to back Bailey in 10-2 win over Mariners
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a mostly solid outing in his Oakland debut, Homer Bailey stood in front of his locker and grinned as a chorus boos from his new teammates broke out when a member of...
Bassitt expected to start as Oakland hosts Chicago
Chicago White Sox (42-45, third in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (51-41, second in the AL West)
Garver’s go-ahead single in 12th inning lifts Twins past A’s
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman knows how close he came to scoring the winning run in the 10th inning.
Instead, the Minnesota Twins triumphed in the 12th when Mitch Garver hit a go-ahead...
Piscotty leads resourceful Athletics past Angels, 7-4
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics know they can count on their power. Their last two performances in Anaheim demonstrated they've got what it takes to score in many other...
Montas expected to start for the Athletics against the Angels
Los Angeles Angels (24-29, fourth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (29-25, second in the AL West)
Oakland brings 9-game win streak into game with Los Angeles
Los Angeles Angels (24-28, fourth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (28-25, second in the AL West)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With six home runs in his last nine games, Mark Canha is trying to do his best impression of Oakland teammate Khris Davis. That's going to be critical in the coming weeks...
Seattle takes 3-game skid into matchup with Oakland
Seattle Mariners (23-29, fifth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (25-25, third in the AL West)
Montas throws 6 scoreless innings, Athletics top Indians 7-2
CLEVELAND (AP) — After making stops in three cities over 10 days on the road, Frankie Montas and the Oakland Athletics are headed home.
And they're bringing the longest active winning streak...
A’s place slugger Khris Davis on IL after beating Indians
CLEVELAND (AP) — Khris Davis' injury isn't getting better. The Athletics won't let it get any worse.
Oakland's slugger was placed on the injured list after the A's extended their winning...
Athletics face the Tigers following Montas’ strong outing
Oakland Athletics (21-25, fifth in the AL West) vs. Detroit Tigers (18-25, fourth in the AL Central)
Detroit; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Daniel Mengden (0-1,...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have designated slugger Kendrys Morales for assignment and activated Mark Canha from the 10-day injured list.
Canha hits 2-run HR, Anderson sharp as A’s top Angels 4-2
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Back stateside and back on their home field, the Oakland Athletics starters have found quite a groove.
As in three straight scoreless outings of six innings. Brett...
Slugger Davis, A’s reach agreement on $16.5M, 1-yr deal
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics slugger Khris Davis is getting a $6 million raise after leading the majors in home runs last season.
Davis reached agreement Friday with Oakland on a $16.5 million, one-year contract to avoid salary arbitration.
The A's also agreed Friday to one-year deals with left-hander Sean Manaea for $3.15 million, second baseman Jurickson Profar for $3.6 million and shortstop Marcus Semien for $5.9 million and outfielder Mark Canha for $2.05 million.
Canha homers as A’s gain ground on Yankees in wild-card race
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha homered and Matt Chapman hit an RBI double to back Trevor Cahill, leading the Oakland Athletics past the New York Yankees 6-3 on Monday in a matchup between two teams in the AL wild-card race.
The A's jumped on CC Sabathia early and pulled within 3 1/2 games of New York for the first wild card.
A’s rally on Canha’s pinch-hit home run to beat Giants 4-3
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oakland Athletics slugger Mark Canha grew up a Giants fan and felt bad about flipping his bat after hitting a home run at AT&T Park, to the point where the Northern California native took to Twitter to issue an apology.
Then he took it all back.
Canha's go-ahead home run in the seventh inning was the difference as Oakland continued its late-game success, rallying to beat San Francisco 4-3 on Saturday night.
Canha’s two-run single helps A’s rally past Astros 6-4
HOUSTON (AP) — The Oakland Athletics continued their late-inning magic on Thursday, and it helped them to a series win over the Houston Astros.
Mark Canha's two-RBI single in Oakland's three-run eighth inning lifted the Athletics to the 6-4 victory. The Athletics fell behind early but cut the lead to one with a three-run fifth. An RBI double by Matt Chapman tied it with no outs in eighth before Canha's single off Chris Devenski (2-2) with one out made it 6-4.
Jed Lowrie’s three-run double rallies A’s past Padres 6-2
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jed Lowrie loves the feeling of coming through with a clutch hit late to lift his team, and he just keeps showing a knack for it.
He is a big reason the A's are rarely out of games even when down by a couple of runs.
The Oakland second baseman delivered his 12th game-winning RBI after filling in beautifully at third base during Matt Chapman's absence, hitting a three-run double in the decisive sixth to help rally the Athletics past the San Diego Padres 6-2 on Tuesday night.
Barreto’s 3-run homer leads Oakland’s barrage in 12-4 win
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Five home runs. Back-to-back twice.
The Oakland Athletics put on quite the power display in beating the San Diego Padres 12-4 on Wednesday.
Light-hitting Franklin Barreto got the barrage started when he connected for a 424-foot, three-run home run in the second inning off rookie lefty Joey Lucchesi, who was returning from more than a month on the disabled list. Josh Phegley, Mark Canha, Matt Olson and Jed Lowrie also went deep for Oakland.
Lucroy’s RBI single in 11th send Athletics past Angels 6-5
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy flied out in his first chance at getting the winning hit. The next time up, he didn't miss.
Lucroy hit an RBI single off the center-field wall with the bases loaded in the 11th inning and the Athletics capped their comeback Sunday with a 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tampa Bay reliever Wilmer Font yielded Jed Lowrie's one-out single in the seventh for Oakland's first hit of the game.
Nathan Eovaldi started Wednesday night for the Rays and pitched six innings in his first start since his second Tommy John surgery. He struck out four and walked one while throwing 70 pitches.
Font then came in and retired Matt Chapman on a liner to shortstop. But then Lowrie got his hit.