Seattle Mariners (82-69, third in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (82-69, second in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Wednesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Chris Flexen (12-6, 3.66 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 110 strikeouts) Athletics: Cole Irvin (10-13, 3.94 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 112 strikeouts)
Seattle Mariners (80-69, third in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (82-67, second in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Tyler Anderson (6-9, 4.20 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 125 strikeouts) Athletics: Sean Manaea (10-9, 3.95 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 177 strikeouts)
Oakland Athletics (80-67, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (72-75, fourth in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Saturday, 9:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Daulton Jefferies (1-0, 3.60 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 8 strikeouts) Angels: Jose Suarez (7-7, 3.48 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 76 strikeouts)
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics committed three errors in the first two innings, stranded 10 runners through the first six and didn’t have an extra-base hit all night at the Big A.
The A's still manufactured enough ugly runs and got enough beautiful pitching to keep pace in the AL wild-card race.
Oakland Athletics (79-67, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (72-74, fourth in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Friday, 9:38 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Cole Irvin (9-13, 4.04 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 109 strikeouts) Angels: TBD
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jonah Heim hit a two-run home run with two outs in the eighth to cap a five-run rally, lifting the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics, 8-6, on Saturday.
Trailing 6-2 after being held down by starter Cole Irvin, the Rangers took advantage of the A’s struggling bullpen.
Texas Rangers (51-89, fifth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (77-64, second in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Saturday, 4:07 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Kolby Allard (3-12, 5.00 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 90 strikeouts) Athletics: Cole Irvin (9-13, 4.10 ERA, 1.30 WHIP, 101 strikeouts)
Chicago White Sox (79-58, first in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (74-63, third in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Tuesday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Jimmy Lambert (0-1, 9.00 ERA, 2.13 WHIP, 8 strikeouts) Athletics: James Kaprielian (7-4, 3.87 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 99 strikeouts)
DETROIT (AP) — Matt Chapman made plays with his bat, glove and arm to lift the Oakland Athletics to their latest win in a push to make the playoffs.
Chapman hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the third inning, cleared the fences again in the ninth and turned a key double play to help the A's beat the Detroit Tigers 9-3 Tuesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Olson slugged a go-ahead two-run homer, Matt Chapman added a solo shot and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Thursday.
Sean Murphy also homered as the A’s avoided a sweep in their four-game series with AL Central-leading Chicago.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson matched his career high with four hits, including a two-run double as part of Oakland’s seven-run third inning, and the Athletics beat Texas 12-3 Saturday, handing the Rangers their 13th consecutive road loss.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani ended a long run drought with an RBI double, Jaime Barria outdueled Cole Irvin and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Saturday.
The Japanese two-way sensation lined a double to right-center in the third that drove in Matt Thaiss and ended the Angels' string of 29 straight scoreless innings against the Athletics.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adolis Garcia’s two-run single to center field highlighted Texas’ three-run sixth after Oakland’s Cole Irvin took a no-hitter into the inning, and Jordan Lyles won his third straight start as the Rangers beat the Athletics 3-2 on Friday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cole Irvin struck out eight in eight innings to remain unbeaten in five June starts, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Sunday.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Chapman and Ramon Laureano hit two-run home runs in the first two innings and Cole Irvin earned his second straight win as the Oakland A’s capitalized early on Texas’ unorthodox sequence of pitchers, racing to an early nine-run lead on the way to a 13-6 win over the Rangers on Tuesday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — To get feeling right physically again, Chris Bassitt spent one of his recent days off icing his legs in a 45-degree Colorado river as teammate Cole Irvin went fishing.
“I was basically sitting in an ice bath all day long,” Bassitt said.
DENVER (AP) — Cole Irvin pitched six strong innings, Matt Olson and Chad Pinder backed him with home runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 Saturday night.
Mark Canha added three hits, including an RBI single for the Athletics, who won for the fifth time in seven interleague games this season.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jared Walsh’s 12th homer sparked a four-run second inning, four relievers combined for six scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Martín Maldonado homered and drove in three runs, helping the Houston Astros beat the Oakland 8-4 on Thursday to move ahead of the Athletics for the AL West lead.
Alex Bregman, Michael Brantley and Yuli Gurriel also had run-scoring hits for the Astros in the rubber match of a three-game series.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Rays and A's played a pair of tough series in a span of two weeks, splitting four games in Florida before three more nail-biters in the Bay Area.
Willy Adames hit a three-run homer in the fifth, Mike Brosseau added a tiebreaking drive the following inning and Tampa Bay held off Oakland 4-3 on Sunday to avoid a sweep...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cole Irvin stepped into Oakland's rotation when experienced starter Mike Fiers went down, determined to prove he could more than handle such responsibility — Fiers has pitched a pair of no-hitters, after all...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Leave it to a guy from SoCal to describe what's happening with his team from NoCal...