Los Angeles Times
Angels walk away with an 8-1 victory over Athletics
Angels center fielder Mike Trout is tagged out by A's catcher Derek Norris for the final out in a six-run second inning Sunday.
Sunday Aug 31
Adam Dunn Trade Reveals Oakland Athletics' Desperation to Spark Fading Offense
The Oakland Athletics had to do something . With the team continuing to struggle badly of late, having lost the first three of a four-game series against the Los Angeles Angels to fall a season-high four games behind their AL West rival, the A's acquired veteran slugger Adam Dunn in a waiver trade from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Angels shut out reeling Aa s again, this...
Oakland's worst stretch of the season wobbled on, the team looking as bad as at any point over the past two years.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Angels beat A's 4-0 behind Weaver, up AL West edge
Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp falls on his back after trying to catch a two-run home run by Los Angeles Angels' Chris Iannetta during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Looking ahead to September call-ups
The A's are lucky. With Nick Punto, Jed Lowrie , John Jaso and Sean Doolittle all somewhat close to returning from relatively short-term DL stints, roster decisions are getting much easier.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.