Chris Young picked a perfect time Friday night to end the A's record run of 15 consecutive solo home runs.
Chris Young's three-run home run in the ninth inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros in the opener of a three-game series at Minute Maid Park.
Back at the same park where he initially suffered a right wrist injury that ultimately put him on the disabled list May 8, A's outfielder Josh Reddick took more than 20 batting-practice swings in Houston on Friday and said he "felt great." "I was happy with the results.
It is very unlikely that Josh Donaldson's April line of .314/.388/.490 is sustainable over his first full 162 game season in the majors.
Yesterday, Tim DeBlock and I figuratively sat down and exchanged questions about the Astros and A's. We talked Trogdor, Peacock, Crisp, team ownership, 2011 draft, and Jose Altuve.
From left to right: Detra Paige, director of community relations, Oakland Athletics; Eric Sogard, Oakland Athletics and Stomper, Oakland Athletics Mascot.
With about a quarter of the 2013 season in the books, the American League West still has its fair share of questions moving forward as it did at the beginning of the season.
Coming off their first loss in six games, the Oakland Athletics may be feeling good about their chances of getting back on track against the Houston Astros .
Jed Lowrie will do everything possible to be in the lineup when the A's return to Houston for a three-game series beginning Friday night.
In Major League Baseball, the bottom line for each team is more closely monitored than ever before.
The M's of the Zduriencik era will be remembered for many things, most of them bad, but I don't feel like their volatility gets enough attention.
Based on interest and the results of the front page writing contest, I have three new contributors I'm happy to say will be writing for AN on a weekly basis.
After focusing on the pitching side of the equation recently, we'll turn the focus to offense this week, focusing on guys who fit into one of three buckets: Surprises - Guys who made a cameo in April , but have got off to a solid start this month Marco Scutaro - Scutaro is batting .471 this month and after hitting just .240 in April, and if your ... (more)
David Murphy and Adrian Beltre homered in a three-run first inning, Ross Wolf was strong in his first major league start and the Texas Rangers avoided a sweep with a 3-1 victory against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday.
The Astros have lost 16 games against AL West opponents - six of those losses were delivered by our very own Oakland Athletics.
Speaking of food, there is a great feature on MiLB.com about minor league foods .