Oakland Athletics (78-67, second in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (66-79, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Thursday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Paul Blackburn (0-2, 5.24 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, 15 strikeouts) Royals: Daniel Lynch (4-4, 5.33 ERA, 1.61 WHIP, 44 strikeouts)
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 Athletics (77-67, third in the AL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (66-78, fourth in the AL Central)
Kansas City, Missouri; Wednesday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Sean Manaea (9-9, 3.79 ERA, 1.21 WHIP, 174 strikeouts) Royals: Mike Minor (8-12, 5.05 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 149 strikeouts)
Texas Rangers (51-88, fifth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (76-64, second in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Friday, 9:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Glenn Otto (0-0, 1.86 ERA, .72 WHIP, 11 strikeouts) Athletics: Paul Blackburn (0-2, 4.12 ERA, 1.42 WHIP, 12 strikeouts)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Manaea struck out nine in seven dominant innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Thursday.
Manaea (9-9) allowed one run and five hits in his first win since July 28.
Chicago White Sox (80-59, first in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (75-64, third in the AL West)
Oakland, California; Thursday, 3:37 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Reynaldo Lopez (3-1, 2.08 ERA, .72 WHIP, 38 strikeouts) Athletics: Sean Manaea (8-9, 3.91 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 165 strikeouts)
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tommy Pham hit a leadoff homer, Austin Nola had four hits and two RBIs, and the San Diego Padres thumped the Oakland Athletics 8-1 on Tuesday night.
Manny Machado added two hits and scored twice for San Diego.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Sean Manaea took a perfect game into the sixth inning and Matt Chapman hit a three-run homer to carry the Oakland Athletics to a 10-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.
SEATTLE (AP) — Sean Manaea struck out a career-high 13 in seven strong innings, Ramón Laureano drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 Thursday night in the opener of a 10-game road trip.
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.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Johnny Cueto took the mound in his absolute element — a big, loud crowd back filling the ballpark seats again at last for a local rivalry game.
“When I looked around I felt really good,” Cueto said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees turned their record-tying third triple play this season to strand the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, bailing out closer Aroldis Chapman and closing down a 2-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone knew it off the bat.
“Usually, a triple play sneaks up on you,” he said. “Right away, I’m thinking, ‘That’s a triple play.’”
New York turned its record-tying third triple play of the season to strand the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, bailing out closer Aroldis Chapman from a shaky outing and closing down a 2-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Murphy hit a two-run homer, Mitch Moreland had a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics held off the Los Angeles Angels 8-5 on Monday night.
Sean Manaea overcame an early home run and pitched into the sixth inning to help the AL West leaders improve to 41-27 – the best record for the A’s through 68 games since 2014.
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.
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.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Upton hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels avoided a sweep by topping the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Sunday.
Los Angeles won for just the second time in seven games since three-time AL MVP Mike Trout went on the injured list with a calf strain.
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora has been searching for contributions from the rest of his lineup with Boston’s biggest bats struggling to produce during a sudden scoring slump.
He got that and a lot more to finally slow down the red-hot Athletics.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Manaea glanced to second base, his no-hit bid gone, and made eye contact with Mike Brosseau.
“I gave him a little side eye, like of course it was you,” Manaea said...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea is pitching a no-hitter through seven innings against Tampa Bay on Friday night.
Manaea, who threw a no-hitter April 21, 2018, against Boston, fist pumped after his strikeouts — nine so far — and did a little walk off the mound...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are surging after struggling mightily at the start. The Minnesota Twins are reeling yet celebrating finally getting back on the diamond...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are scoring runs every which way again and they're back to playing their winning brand of baseball...
Oakland Athletics (1-7) vs. Houston Astros (6-1)
Houston; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Sean Manaea (0-1, 9...