Contra Costa Times
A's Billy Beane: No regrets on trading Cespedes for Lester, Gomes
Four weeks ago, when the A's were playing better than they are now, Billy Beane went out and engineered a shocking trade -- left fielder Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for starting pitcher Jon Lester and left field Jonny Gomes.
A's-Astros rubber match - Follow LIVE
Houston Bottom 5th - Jake Marisnick flied out to right. None on with one out and Carlos Corporan due up.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Oakland Top 1st - Josh Donaldson grounded into a fielder`s choice to third. On the play, Craig Gentry advances to second and Coco Crisp out at third.
Carter's blast comes too late in Astros' loss
Astros manager Bo Porter hoped Chris Carter's eighth-inning home run had perhaps breathed some life into his team's scuffling offense.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Major League Baseball
Samardzija fans 10 as A's keep pace in West chase
Even after enduring an ugly loss to the Angels on national television and an ensuing red-eye flight to Houston on Sunday evening, the A's showed no signs of a hangover Monday.
A's face Astros - Follow LIVE
Oakland Top 4th - Josh Reddick one-out, two-run Home Run to right scored Brandon Moss.
A's Place Sean Doolittle On DL
AUGUST 23: Derek Norris #36 and Sean Doolittle #62 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2-1 at O.co Coliseum on August 23, 2014 in Oakland, California.
Kazmir Implodes on Mound Versus Angels
In a response to Spinal Tap's release, "Shark Sandwich", a critic gave the band a two word review.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
A's face Angels - Follow LIVE
LA Angels 8, Oakland 0 LA Angels Top 4th - - Erick Aybar lined out to third to end the inning.
Inside Bay Area
A's running out of catchers, acquire Geovany Soto from Texas
Suddenly strapped at the catching position, the A's acquired veteran Geovany Soto from the Texas Rangers for cash on Sunday.
A's acquire catcher Soto as Jaso hits 7-day DL
Not too long ago, the A's boasted a three-headed catching monster. On Sunday, they were down to one backstop, prompting the acquisition of Geovany Soto from the Rangers.
Rangers deal Soto to AL West-rival A's
This time, it was Geovany Soto getting dealt to the division rival A's on Sunday for cash considerations -- less than 24 hours after the Rangers traded fellow catcher Chris Gimenez to the Indians.
A's acquire Geovany Soto for Cold Hard Cash Considerations
Aug 12, 2014; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers catcher Geovany Soto tags out at home Tampa Bay Rays designated hitter Sean Rodriguez during a game at Globe Life Park in Arlington.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
A's edge Angels, regain tie for division lead
It was the difference between a harmless high fastball and a fateful wild pitch, the delivery from Angels reliever Joe Smith with two outs in the eighth inning of a tie game that clipped off the webbing of catcher Chris Iannetta's outstretched glove and away as A's center fielder Coco Crisp sprinted home from third base.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Donaldson, Norris off for A's finale against Mets
With the Mets starting a right-hander today in Zack Wheeler, an off-day tomorrow for the A’s and at least one regular hurting, the A’s lineup has a different look for today’s series finale against New York.
Contra Costa Times
Coco Crisp helps Oakland A's end five-game losing streak
The A's have been pretty much waiting since the All-Star break for a big Coco Crisp breakout, and he finally might have struck the kind of blow Tuesday night that fires up some long-overdue hot Coco.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
A's try to stop 5-game skid vs. Mets - LIVE
NY Mets 0, Oakland 0 NY Mets Top 3rd - - Lucas Duda struck out looking to end the inning.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Vogt's injury hurts A's versatility
July 4 was a big day for the A's. Word leaked out that the club had made a deal for starting pitchers Jason Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
Rebuilt Rotation Will Determine Oakland's Success
The Oakland A's offensive players may look like they should be playing for a House of David team from years gone by, but it's the pitching staff that will determine whether the A's will have postseason success.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Reeling A's left in 'funk' with 4-3 loss to Braves
Oakland Athletics catcher Derek Norris , pitcher Jon Lester and manager Bob Melvin plead their case to umpire Ted Barrett after an infield line drive and error allowed Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton to advance from first base to third base during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in Atlanta.