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Morrison, Seager Help Mariners Outslug A's, 11-8

5 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Logan Morrison had three hits, including a two-run double as part of Seattle's six-run third inning, and the Mariners held off the Oakland Athletics 11-8 on Friday night.

Calhoun's HR Helps Angels End Losing Streak, Beat A's 6-2

5 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Kole Calhoun had three hits, including his 21st home run of the season, to back a strong start by Matt Shoemaker, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Tuesday to snap a four-game losing streak.

Things Bad Organizations Do, Part 1

The Oakland Raiders have determined that the greatest athletic talent to emerge in American sports since Joba Chamberlain is not one of the 75 best players on their roster: Out on the field, in uniform this summer, he was just No. 33. He was just a guy in a sea of players, some great ones, […]

Angels-A's Game Delayed by Dislodged Outfield Wall Panel

The Oakland Athletics have to be hoping State Farm covers defective wall panels. Monday night's game between the A's and the Los Angeles Angels was bizarrely delayed in the bottom of the fifth inning because of an issue with the O.co Coliseum outfield wall. Show More Summary

Crews struggle to make Oakland field playable

After Oakland Athletics Manager Bob Melvin made the short walk from the Athletics clubhouse to the field Monday afternoon, the first person he sought out was Clay Wood, the team's head groundskeeper.

Mark Canha Hits 3-Run HR as Athletics Beat Angels 11-5

5 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Mark Canha hit a three-run homer, Jake Smolinski's three-run double highlighted a decisive third inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 11-5 on Monday in another quirky night at the Coliseum when part of the outfield wall fell down and delayed the game.

Semien Drives in Go-Ahead Runs, A's Top D-Backs 7-4 in 11

5 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Marcus Semien's two-run single with the bases loaded and two outs in the 11th inning sent the Oakland Athletics to a 7-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.

Vogt Atones for Previous Mistakes, Leads A's Past Arizona

5 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Stephen Vogt atoned for mistakes from the previous game, hitting a splashdown homer into the Chase Field swimming pool and driving in three runs as the Oakland Athletics beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Saturday night.

Goldschmidt Homers in Diamondbacks' 6-4 Win Over A's

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Pinch-hitter Aaron Hill's double produced the go-ahead run in the seventh inning off Oakland ace Sonny Gray, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Athletics on Friday night.

Fixing Coliseum City: The Future of Professional Sports in Oakland

Artist rendering of the Coliseum City development. The city and county-owned land is currently occupied by Oracle Arena and O.co Coliseum, the homes of the Golden State Warriors, Oakland Athletics and Oakland Raiders (coliseumcitynow.com). The City of Oakland — which has always struck a delicate balance between its identities as a [...]

Oakland A's farmhand Barry Zito sells Bay Area home for $8.15 million

Former Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito, who currently plays for the Athletics' Triple-A affiliate, has sold his hillside estate in Kentfield, Calif., for $8.15 million.

Sam Fuld's Pro Baseball Journey Is Hardly Defined By His Diabetes

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

There were 868 players on the  2015 MLB Opening Day rosters. One of them was the Oakland Athletics' Sam Fuld. As the outfielder enters his eighth season in the big leagues with a career.228 average and nearly as many strikeouts as hits, Fuld doesn't have numbers that will take him to Cooperstown. Show More Summary

Jackson's 2-Run Single Gives Mariners 6-5 Win Over A's

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Austin Jackson's bases-loaded, two-run single in the fifth inning capped Seattle's comeback from a five-run deficit and led the Mariners a 6-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

Valencia Homers in 7-Run 5th, A's Rally Past Mariners 11-5

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Danny Valencia homered and Stephen Vogt doubled twice in Oakland's seven-run fifth inning, and the Athletics climbed out of a big hole against Hisashi Iwakuma for an 11-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.

Athletics' Ball Boy Makes Amazing Diving Stop on a Foul Ball Headed for Bullpen

This kid is in for a raise after this play. In the bottom of the second inning during the Oakland Athletics' contest against the Tampa Bay Rays, Marcus Semien hit a drive right toward the A's dugout sitting past the foul line. The A's...Show More Summary

Cabrera Doubles in 2 in 9th as Rays Beat A's 5-4

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Asdrubal Cabrera homered and then hit a two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Saturday night.

Smyly Gets First Win of Year for Rays

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Drew Smyly pitched into the sixth inning for his first win in more than 11 months and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Friday night.

Jimmy Rollins welcomes Dodgers' expected acquisition of Chase Utley

Jimmy Rollins cracked a smile Wednesday afternoon, even after the Dodgers dropped a 5-2 decision to the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.

A's Edge Dodgers 5-4 in 10

6 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Billy Butler hit an RBI double in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics outlasted Clayton Kershaw and held on to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Tuesday night.

Yasiel Puig Injury: Updates on Dodgers Star's Leg and Return

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was forced to leave Tuesday's game against the Oakland Athletics with a leg injury. Continue for updates. Puig Exits Game With Leg Injury Tuesday, Aug. 18 Jorge L. Ortiz of USA Today noted that...Show More Summary

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