Yusmeiro Petit agrees to minor league contract with PadresMay 4, 2022 GMT
CLEVELAND (AP) — Reliever Yusmeiro Petit and the San Diego Padres have agreed to a minor league contract.
The 37-year-old right-hander from Venezuela would get a $1.5 million salary while in the major leagues if added to the 40-man roster and would have the chance to earn $500,000 in performance bonuses for games pitched.
Tigers agree to 2-year deal with LHP Andrew ChafinMarch 17, 2022 GMT
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Left-hander Andrew Chafin and the Tigers finalized a $13 million, two-year contract on Thursday, giving Detroit one of the top relief pitchers on the free agent market.
Chafin gets a $1 million signing bonus, $5.5 million this season and $6.5 million in 2023.
Manaea expected to start for the Athletics against RoyalsSeptember 15, 2021 GMT
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)
Turner’s error lets Posey, Giants take 1st over DodgersSeptember 4, 2021 GMT
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.
Olson, Chapman rally Athletics to 5-4 win over White SoxAugust 19, 2021 GMT
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.
Lowrie doubles in 10th, A’s top Indians for 5th win in rowAugust 11, 2021 GMT
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.
Marte’s game-winning HR in 11th pushes A’s past Rangers 4-1August 7, 2021 GMT
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.
García extends rookie HR lead to 20 as Rangers beat A’s 5-3June 24, 2021 GMT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Major league rookie home run leader Adolis García went deep twice for his 19th and 20th, Brock Holt had a tiebreaking RBI single in the seventh inning and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Wednesday night.
Murphy homers again, Montas wins as A’s beat Angels 6-4June 16, 2021 GMT
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.
Kaprielian tosses 7 scoreless innings, A’s beat Mariners 6-3May 26, 2021 GMT
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — James Kaprielian pitched seven scoreless innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Kaprielian (2-0) surrendered just two hits and two walks, striking out four in his third career start as the A’s snapped a three-game losing streak.
Catch this: Laureano, Pinder do it all, A’s top Angels 8-4May 22, 2021 GMT
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.
Laureano hits 2 HRs, then winning sac fly as A’s beat AstrosMay 19, 2021 GMT
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.
Bassitt pitches A’s past Red Sox 3-2 at FenwayMay 12, 2021 GMT
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...
Moreland’s 2-run HR backs Irvin gem as A’s top Blue Jays 4-1May 5, 2021 GMT
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...