5 hrs ago
The Ups and Downs of Oakland Pitching
A team known for its pitching. That can pretty much sum up the A's in one sentence.
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22 hrs ago
Houston Top 1st - UMPIRES: Home,Mike Winters; First, Andy Fletcher; Second, Seth Buckminster; Third, Mike Muchlinski; - Jose Altuve grounded out second to first.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
A's young talent hoping to stick around for a while
Keeping Sean Doolittle through free agency, and with two option years to boot, looks like a great deal for the A's while also providing Doolittle some long-term security.
Game #17: A's walk off, Kazmir goes eight, everybody gets ice cream
It appeared the Athletics would end up leaving far too many men on the bases, but ninth inning heroics from Jed Lowrie, Josh Donaldson, Yoenis Cespedes, Alberto Callaspo, and Josh Reddick allowed the A's to pull off a 4-3 win over the Astros.
Reddick Gives A's Walk-Off 4-3 Victory Over the Houston Astros
Following the A's 11-3 drubbing of the Houston Astros Friday night, the two teams faced off again Saturday in front of a packed house of 33,166 fans hoping to see the American League best Oakland A's improve on their record.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Oakland A's play deep into night, lose to Angels
What could have been a spectacular road trip turned in to a merely very good road trip Wednesday night when the A's blew a ninth-inning lead, then lost 5-4 to the Angels on catcher Chris Iannetta's two-out solo homer in the 12th.
Angels Afterthoughts: Iannetta's all-around game
First, in the seventh inning of the Angels' eventual 5-4 win over the Oakland Athletics, he was grazed by a pitch on his foot.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
First-place A's stage another late comeback to beat Angels
What a wild, wild night at Angel Stadium, back and forth, ragged pitching, baffling baserunning - and lots of clutch hitting from both teams.
Jaso's pinch homer gives A's a victory
APRIL 14: Pinch hitter John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics is greeted by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two run home run in the ninth inning to give the As a 3-2 lead against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 14, 2014 in Anaheim, California.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
John Jaso's pinch-hit HR lifts A's over Angels 3-2
Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
The "Closer by Committee" needs a nickname
So far, the closer-by-committee is 2 for 2. Hopefully, it's here to stay. And if it's here to stay, it needs a better name.
The "Closer by Committee" Needs a Nickname
So far, the closer-by-committee is 2-for-2. Hopefully, it's here to stay. And if it's here to stay, it needs a better name.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Young makes rotation debut in finale with A's
Two recent comeback stories and two American League West division rivals meet head-on Sunday when the A's and Mariners conclude their three-game series at Safeco Field.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Game #9: Straily, Donaldson, Fuld Power A's To Sweep
As much as Dan Straily likely appreciated Oakland's six runs Thursday afternoon, he would have happily settled for two.
Detroit Free Press
AL roundup: Ex-Tiger Avisail Garcia injured as White Sox fall to Rockies
That's the way the afternoon went for the Chicago White Sox, who lost to the Colorado Rockies, 10-4, on Wednesday.
Medford Mail Tribune
Royals' Guthrie improves to 2-0
Alex Gordon hit a three-run homer and matched a career high with four RBIs as Kansas City downed the Tampa Bay Rays, 7-3 on Wednesday.
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of a 5-3 Offense
Most Athletics fans understand that the A's are really close to having the best record in baseball.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The Miami Herald
Pesky Twins still fall to Athletics in 11 innings
Their late comeback Wednesday took them into extra innings before Derek Norris' three-run homer on a fat pitch from Jared Burton led to their 7-4 loss to Oakland in 11 innings.
Inside Bay Area
Oakland A's win on Norris' 3-run blast in 11th
Catcher Derek Norris took Jim Johnson off the hook Wednesday afternoon, hammering a three-run homer in the 11th inning to enable the A's to pull out a 7-4 win over Minnesota after the Twins had knocked around the A's closer when he tried to end the game in regulation.
A's try to continue recent mastery of Twins
Oakland will hand the ball to righty Jesse Chavez on Wednesday, as the Athletics try to continue their recent mastery of the Minnesota Twins in the second of three games at Target Field.