Cole reaches 300 Ks for season, Astros beat Rangers 3-2
HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole wanted to get his milestone strikeout at home, and he accomplished the feat in an important win for the Houston Astros.
Meadows homers in 11th, Rays rally past Dodgers 8-7
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the Dodgers having twice erased their lead, the Tampa Bay Rays were staring at a third straight loss and a precipitous drop in the AL wild-card race.
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...
Suspension over, Richie Incognito rejoins Raiders
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders left guard Richie Incognito practiced for the first time Wednesday after returning from a two-game suspension and said he's anxious to play. He's just as...
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...
Lopez, Royals to take on Anderson, Athletics
Kansas City Royals (56-95, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (90-61, second in the AL West)
A’s waste late lead to Royals, lead over Tampa Bay down to 1
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — There was plenty of blame to go around after Oakland's stunning loss to Kansas City, one that prevented the Athletics from adding on to their lead in the AL wild-card...
1 bad quarter overshadows 3 good ones for Raiders D
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders held Patrick Mahomes and the high-powered Kansas City Chiefs in check for three of four quarters.
Oakland brings 6-game win streak into matchup with Kansas City
Kansas City Royals (55-95, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (90-60, second in the AL West)
John Ralston, former Stanford, Broncos coach, dies at 92
SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) — John Ralston, who coached Stanford to two Rose Bowl victories and spent five seasons leading the Denver Broncos, has died. He was 92.
Raiders’ defense torched by Mahomes in 2nd-quarter barrage
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adding speed to the defense to match up with Kansas City's dynamic playmakers was a priority this offseason for the Oakland Raiders.
Mahomes’ 4 TDs in 2nd quarter lead Chiefs past Raiders 28-10
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the dynamic Kansas City Chiefs offense got all of the production they needed in a breathtaking second quarter.
Rays drop 1½ games back of Oakland for top AL wild card
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After stumbling against the Los Angeles Angels, the Tampa Bay Rays head up the coast what appears to be an even more challenging series against the Dodgers.
Hernandez expected to start for the Rangers against the Athletics
Oakland Athletics (89-60, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (74-76, third in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Sunday, 3 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Sean Manaea (1-0,...
Oakland brings 4-game win streak into matchup against Texas
Oakland Athletics (88-60, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (74-75, third in the AL West)
Arlington, Texas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Mike Fiers (14-4,...
Davis hits 2 HRs, A’s top Rangers 14-9, keep wild-card lead
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Khris Davis will probably miss the hitter-friendly home of the Texas Rangers more than most.
The Oakland slugger might not quite be finished at Globe Life...
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End of an era: Raiders prepare for likely final dirt game
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — It will be the end of an era of sorts this weekend in Oakland.
Not that anyone figures to be mourning what should be the final NFL game ever played on a field with...
Rangers host the Athletics in division play
Oakland Athletics (87-60, second in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (74-74, third in the AL West)
Chiefs, Raiders missing big-play WRs heading into matchup
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tyreek Hill streaking downfield for big receptions from Patrick Mahomes figured to be a major part of Kansas City's passing offense this year.
Raiders’ Miller revels in shutout against Chubb, Broncos
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — After getting sacked an NFL-leading 51 times in 2018, Raiders quarterback Derek Carr fully appreciated his offensive line following a dominant performance in Oakland's...
This time Fangio knows Mack all too well
DENVER (AP) — This time, Vic Fangio knows exactly what he's getting in Khalil Mack's arrival.
The Denver Broncos first-year head coach swears he didn't know much about the superstar pass...
Houston takes on Oakland in division matchup
Oakland Athletics (86-60, second in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (95-52, first in the AL West)
Houston; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Homer Bailey (12-8, 4.87...
Indians hold off Angels 4-3 for sweep; Carrasco gets win
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona had the perfect description for Wednesday night's 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels when he said "we pieced it...
Raiders rookie S Abram to miss season with shoulder injury
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders rookie safety Johnathan Abram will be placed on injured reserve after suffering a season-ending injury to his shoulder in the season opener.
Oakland takes on Houston in division matchup
Oakland Athletics (85-60, second in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (95-51, first in the AL West)
Houston; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Brett Anderson (11-9,...
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Plesac pitches 4-hitter, Indians keep pace, beat Angels 8-0
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Corey Kluber is injured, Carlos Carrasco continues to work his way back from leukemia treatment and Trevor Bauer was traded, and still the Cleveland Indians continue to get...
Broncos’ strategies backfire in dud of season opener
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — John Elway's draft dealing and Vic Fangio's strategy on preseason playing time both backfired in the Denver Broncos' 24-16 loss at Oakland that snapped the NFL's longest...
Raiders show skeptics they can compete without Antonio Brown
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders spent almost all of training camp and the week leading up to the season opener without star receiver Antonio Brown on the practice field.
Astros put 5-game win streak on the line against Athletics
Oakland Athletics (84-60, second in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (95-50, first in the AL West)
Houston; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Tanner Roark (9-8, 3.86...
Broncos come up short in debut for Flacco, Fangio
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Most of the focus on Denver heading into the season opener was on how coach Vic Fangio and quarterback Joe Flacco would fare in their Broncos debut.
Raiders beat Broncos 24-16 in 1st game after Brown’s release
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The night started with Oakland Raiders fans derisively chanting at former disgruntled receiver Antonio Brown and ended with coach Jon Gruden celebrating a victory in the...
Raiders CB Gareon Conley taken off field on stretcher
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley has been taken off the field strapped to a stretcher after being hit in the head by teammate Johnathan Abram.
Astros hit MLB-record 6 HRs in 2 innings, beat A’s 15-0
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros showed how powerful their lineup can be for a second straight game.
Zack Greinke struck out five in six strong innings, Robinson Chirinos and Yordan Alvarez...
Judge reinstates nationwide halt on Trump asylum policy plan
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. judge in California on Monday reinstated a nationwide halt on the Trump administration's plan to prevent most migrants from seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico...
Broncos LB Davis inactive vs. Raiders
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Denver Broncos inside linebacker Todd Davis is inactive for the season opener with a calf injury.
Davis was expected to be a big part of Denver's defense but hasn't...
Raiders bring back rookie receiver Keelan Doss
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have brought back undrafted rookie receiver Keelan Doss to fill the spot on the roster created after Antonio Brown's release.
Astros host Athletics, look to build on Cole’s strong outing
Oakland Athletics (84-59, second in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (94-50, first in the AL West)
Houston; Monday, 8 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Mike Fiers (14-3, 3.52 ERA)...
Manaea, Athletics win 3-1, send Tigers to 100th loss
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Manaea realizes he will need time to regain arm strength. Until he does, he is comfortable relying on a deceptive delivery and sneaky fastball.
Clevinger gets 10th straight win, Indians beat Twins 5-2
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Clevinger and the Cleveland Indians gave the Minnesota Twins another reminder that winning their first division title in nine years won't be easy.
Raiders prepare for opener vs. Broncos without Brown
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders once again head into a season opener having just cut ties with their most talented player.
A year after dealing star pass rusher Khalil Mack to...
Norris, Tigers to take on Manaea, Athletics on Sunday
Detroit Tigers (42-99, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (83-59, second in the AL West)
Bassitt fans 11, A’s hit three HRs in 10-2 win over Tigers
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — What a week for Chris Bassitt.
Two days after the birth of his first child, the Oakland right-hander shook off a rusty start and set a career-high for strikeouts....
Cut by Raiders, Brown becoming a Patriot on eve of opener
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Randy Moss. Josh Gordon. And now Antonio Brown.
A dozen years after Bill Belichick took a chance on Moss when the talented but troubled diva had worn out his welcome...
New England Patriots sign Antonio Brown on same day the disgruntled receiver was released by Oakland Raiders
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — New England Patriots sign Antonio Brown on same day the disgruntled receiver was released by Oakland Raiders.
Brown’s release adds more intrigue to Broncos-Raiders opener
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Denver Broncos changed coaches, coordinators, systems and the starting quarterback since they last came to Oakland in the second-to-last game in 2018.
NFL 2019: Browns outmatch Raiders for NFL drama crown
No team has drawn more attention, positive and negative, heading into the NFL's 100th season than the Cleveland Browns.
The Raiders are close for drama in their final year in Oakland, but...