Straily, Cespedes help A's edge Rangers
Yoenis Cespedes homered for the game's only run and Dan Straily spun seven stellar innings of two-hit ball to lift the Oakland Athletics over the Texas Rangers, 1-0, in the second installment of a three-game set at Rangers Ballpark.
Sun May 19, 2013
Major League Baseball
A's complete sweep with third straight comeback
Cespedes hit a home run to lead off the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics held form in their series with Kansas City, rallying to a 4-3 victory over the Royals and a series sweep.
Albany Times Union
Santana strong but Royals can't score against A's
Kansas City Royals' Ervin Santana works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Oakland, Calif.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Miami Herald
Recap: Oakland vs. Kansas City
Adam Rosales scorched a leadoff homer in the bottom of the eighth inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals in the opener of a three-game set at the Coliseum.
Oakland Athletics: 5 Key Takeaways from Series vs. Texas Rangers
Back on April 17th , the Oakland Athletics were sitting pretty atop the American League West, sporting a gaudy 12-4 record.
Wed May 15, 2013
Rangers edge A's in extras
Adrian Beltre and Mitch Moreland each crushed solo home runs in the 10th inning and Joe Nathan survived a shaky bottom half to help the Texas Rangers down the Oakland Athletics, 6-5, in the middle test of a three-game series between the AL West rivals.
Mon May 13, 2013
Cespedes, Moss homer to push A's past Rangers 5-1
It was Texas' first trip to Oakland since being swept in the final three games of the 2012 regular season and coughing up the AL West title to the surprising A's. Griffin went seven innings and didn't walk a batter for the first time this season, earning his second victory in six outings since he won back-to-back appearances to start the year.
Sat May 11, 2013
The Washington Post
Donaldson, Barton, Moss homer as Athletics snap 5-game losing streak with 4-3 victory
Josh Donaldson, Daric Barton and Brandon Moss hit solo home runs and Jarrod Parker pitched into the seventh to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 win against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
Wed May 08, 2013
Angel Hernandez/Cleveland Indians 4 - Integrity of the Game/Oakland Athletics 3
It's not unusual to complain about a blown call, something that perhaps sways a game in one direction or the other.
Mon May 06, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Andy Pettitte struggles as Aa s top Yankees
Athletics 5, Yankees 4: Josh Donaldson hit Oakland's third home run of the game, a tiebreaking drive off Boone Logan in the eighth inning that lifted the Athletics to the win at Yankee Stadium win Sunday.
Sun May 05, 2013
New Jersey Herald
Balfour saves A's win over Yankees
AP Photo/Peter Morgan - Vernon Wells of the Yankees reacts after striking out with two runners on base in the ninth inning against the Oakland Athletics in New York May 5. A's catcher Derek Norris is at left.
Athletics Out-Bomb Yankees to Take Bronx Series
I really didn't think I'd be writing about the A's pulling out a win in this afternoon's rubber match against the New York Yankees in Yankee Stadium.
Donaldson's homer leads Athletics over Yanks 5-4
Luke Montz and Yoenis Cespedes homered as Oakland took a 4-1 lead against Andy Pettitte, who struggled for the second straight start, but the Yankees rallied in the sixth against reliever Jerry Blevins.
Sat May 04, 2013
Rosales' leadoff homer lifts A's 2-0
Adam Rosales #17 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates his first inning home run against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on May 3, 2013 in the Bronx borough of New York City.
Fri May 03, 2013
Sabathia good, Griffin better in Yanks loss
CC Sabathia gave up two runs over six innings in the Yankees' 2-0 loss to the Athletics on Friday night.
The Miami Herald
Griffin shuts down Yanks, Rosales homers for A's
A.J. Griffin pitched six-hit ball into the eighth inning Friday night and Adam Rosales homered on CC Sabathia's first pitch, leading the Oakland Athletics to a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees.
Wed May 01, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Athletics 10, Angels 6
Athletics 10, Angels 6: Yoenis Cespedes drove in four runs and Seth Smith finished with three RBIs as host Oakland blew the game open in the middle innings to win its second straight in the three-game series.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Recent Struggles Highlight Bigger Problem in Oakland
The A's avoided a four game sweep at the hands of the Baltimore Orioles Sunday by tying the game in the ninth inning courtesy of a Yoenis CA©spedes two run bomb and a quirky scoring play in the tenth inning to win the game.
The Long(man) and Short of It
Like the inadequate concoction of the cocktail of your choice, the construction of the bullpen is lacking a key ingredient that leaves a bitter taste in your mouth.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
A's rally late, beat Orioles in 10th on error
Down 5-0 in the sixth, the A's tied it at 8 on Yoenis Cespedes' two-run homer with one out in the ninth.