TORONTO (AP) — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Second baseman Trea Turner threw wildly on Buster Posey’s bases-loaded, two-out grounder in the 11th inning and a video review upheld the safe call as the San Francisco Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Friday night to grab first place in the NL West.
DETROIT (AP) — Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer in the first inning for the first of Oakland’s eight two-out runs against Matt Manning in the Athletics’ 8-6 victory over the Tigers on Thursday.
Mark Canha followed Lowrie’s shot with another homer for 4-0 lead.
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.
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.
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.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Starling Marte hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the 11th inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics past the Texas Rangers 4-1 on Friday night.
Tony Kemp made the last out of the 10th and began the 11th at second base.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson hit a two-run, walk-off double in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the San Diego Padres 5-4 on Wednesday.
The A's scored twice in the ninth with two outs off closer Mark Melancon to tie it at 3.
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) — 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) — Sean Manaea pitched six innings of two-hit ball, and the Oakland Athletics handed Arizona its 19th straight road loss with a 4-0 victory over the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.
Mark Canha had two hits and two RBIs for Oakland, and Jed Lowrie finished with three hits.
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.
SEATTLE (AP) — Sean Manaea pitched a four-hitter with eight strikeouts for his second shutout this season, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 6-0 on Wednesday night.
Mitch Moreland's two-run homer capped a five-run third inning, giving the A’s their third straight win and manager Bob Melvin his 800th with Oakland.
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) — Kyle Lewis homered and made a diving catch in center field, Yusei Kikuchi pitched six smooth innings before his back cramped up, and the Seattle Mariners ended a six-game losing streak by beating the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Monday night.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Chris Bassitt is unbeaten in his last eight starts for the Athletics, and he's unbeaten all year away from Oakland. The veteran right-hander is seeing years of hard work and personal refinement paying off on the mound.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Oakland manager Bob Melvin loves it when Ramón Laureano and Chad Pinder produce at the plate, but he is even happier when they come through with key defensive plays.
They both did that on Friday night as the Athletics rallied for an 8-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
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) — It’s only May, yet the Houston Astros and Oakland Athletics sure look like they might be fighting for the AL West over the next four months.
Ramón Laureano hit two home runs, then lofted a game-ending sacrifice fly in the ninth inning to send the A's past the Astros 6-5 on Tuesday night, ending Houston's season-best six-game winning streak.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ramón Laureano hit the first of Oakland’s four homers and Frankie Montas pitched six effective innings, helping the Athletics beat the sliding Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Friday night.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Randal Grichuk homered, doubled and drove in five runs to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Thursday.
Toronto earned a split of the four-game series after dropping the first two games against the AL West leader...
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Oakland Athletics were not deterred by a six-game losing streak to open the season...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ramón Laureano thought there was something in the air. He smelled victory....
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Superstitious manager Bob Melvin ditched his in-game candy habit during Oakland's awful start...
HOUSTON (AP) — Matt Olson’s tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 6-2 win over Houston Astros on Friday night...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — It began when lifelong baseball fan Kimberlee MacVicar intimated that in her 52 years, she had never corralled a foul ball...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — This time, Chad Pinder provided the latest momentum-swinging home run for the slugging Oakland Athletics...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell took a knee during the national anthem before Friday night's game against the Texas Rangers...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bruce Maxwell knew that people would be watching, and so he took a knee, pulling baseball into a polarizing protest movement fueled by stars in the NFL, NBA and elsewhere.
Maxwell became the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem before Khris Davis hit his 40th home run to lift the Oakland Athletics over the Texas Rangers 1-0 on Saturday night...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bruce Maxwell of the Oakland Athletics became the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem Saturday, pulling the sport into a polarizing protest movement that has been criticized harshly by President Donald Trump...