KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matt Olson hit a two-run homer, Josh Harrison drove in three runs and Elvis Andrus had four hits as the Oakland Athletics held on through a nervy ninth inning to beat the Kansas City Royals 12-10 on Wednesday night.
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.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics understand the ups and downs of a season, having started 2021 with six straight losses before soon winning 13 in a row.
They are counting on a September roll carrying them to a fourth straight playoff berth.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Manager Scott Servais saved the run differential talk for another day, preferring to reference Seattle's “fun differential.”
His Mariners are winning in a variety of ways and finding a nice groove at the right time.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Oakland Athletics reinstated shortstop Elvis Andrus from the paternity list on Tuesday.
Andrus was in the starting lineup for Oakland's game against the Chicago White Sox. He was placed on the paternity list on Saturday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer and Elvis Andrus had a solo shot in the eighth inning in the Oakland Athletics’ 6-3 comeback victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jed Lowrie delivered an RBI double in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics extended their winning streak to five, beating the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Oakland moved into sole possession of the top AL wild-card spot, one game ahead of Boston.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Switch-hitting Jonah Heim hit his second two-run homer of the game in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Texas Rangers a 5-4 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Franmil Reyes hit his 15th home run into a luxury suite in center field, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Saturday.
Cal Quantrill threw five effective innings to win his second consecutive start.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jed Lowrie hit a game-ending, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the Oakland Athletics past the Cleveland Indians 5-4 on Friday night.
It appeared the Indians were in line for a comeback win themselves after erasing a 3-0 deficit.
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.
HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Tucker hit the go-ahead home run for the Houston Astros in the bottom of the seventh inning on Wednesday night.
But Houston wouldn't have been in position to take the lead if not for some stellar defense by Michael Brantley an inning earlier.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt pitched three-hit ball over seven scoreless innings to win his ninth straight decision and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Wednesday night.
“Just kind of doing his thing like we’ve seen him so many times this year,” A’s manager Bob Melvin said.
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.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kyle Gibson couldn't really get comfortable on the mound, and that had nothing to do with new mandatory checks by umpires looking for foreign substances.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas induced Shohei Ohtani’s inning-ending double play in the third, then struck out the two-way star with three splitters low in the zone to finish the fifth.
Sure, Ohtani hit his 18th homer late — but he did minimal damage at the plate overall, and that’s certainly a mark of success for any Angels opponent.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland's slugging Matts have a running joke how one is usually hot when the other's not.
Lately, both are driving the ball — and they combined for three home runs Sunday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Elvis Andrus hit a winning single in the ninth inning after making pair of fielding gaffes, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Friday night.
With the score 3-all, Matt Chapman doubled over leaping third baseman Hanser Alberto with one out and Seth Brown was intentionally walked by Scott Barlow (2-2).
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Khris Davis was designated for assignment Tuesday by the slumping Texas Rangers, a move more about the young team's standing than the struggles of the veteran slugger.
Davis missed the first 34 games of the season because of a left quad strain, then hit .157 with two home runs and five RBIs in his 22 games.
SEATTLE (AP) — Matt Olson hit his 14th homer of the season in the second inning and added a key two-run single as part of Oakland’s big seventh inning, to help the Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 12-6 on Tuesday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's control wavered late, and the Oakland Athletics took full advantage.
Jed Lowrie scored the tiebreaking run from second base in the seventh inning after left fielder Justin Upton bobbled Matt Chapman’s single, Bob Melvin tied the Oakland record for managerial wins and the Athletics beat Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 on Friday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt was overcome by tears after pitching the first complete game of his career, releasing his emotions after all he has endured to become a dominant pitcher for the Oakland Athletics — appreciative of all of those who helped him reach this point.
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Bassitt struck out a season-high 10 over seven innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Tuesday night in a matchup of American League division leaders.
Matt Chapman and Elvis Andrus hit RBI singles for the A's in the seventh inning as Oakland broke a 1-all tie with two runs...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Khris Davis was activated from the injured list Saturday by the Texas Rangers, marking the slugger's first time on their active roster for a game since being acquired in trade that sent longtime shortstop Elvis Andrus to Oakland...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ramón Laureano thought there was something in the air. He smelled victory....
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are scoring runs every which way again and they're back to playing their winning brand of baseball...
Elvis is leaving Texas.
Veteran infielder Elvis Andrus was traded to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday, just over two months after the Texas Rangers said the only player remaining from their only two World Series appearances would no longer be the starting shortstop after 12 seasons in that role...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Texas Rangers had a reliable scouting report on the division-rival Mariners.
"I think that their bullpen has a lot of talent, but they're having a little bit of trouble putting matchups together," shortstop Elvis Andrus said...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — There was Jose Bautista's emphatic bat flip after his tiebreaking homer in the ALDS-clinching game last October, and then Rougned Odor's punch in May that ignited a bench-clearing brawl the last time the Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays played.