Danny Valencia hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 4-2 Friday night.
If the Angels only have four days left in their season, this is the day that will haunt them. Four errors. Seven unearned runs. One critical loss. As the Angels dressed and hurried to catch a plane Wednesday evening, they did so with a sobering realization. They had their postseason destiny in...
The National League has existed for nearly 140 years. Major League Baseball has for more than 110. In that time, there have been no female coaches among the professional ranks.
Justine Siegal was recently hired by Oakland Athletics, making her the first female coach for the A’s. The announcement was made on Tuesday, September 29, revealing that Siegal was hired for a two-week stint as a guest instructor with their Instructional League club in Arizona. Show More Summary
Another breakthrough for women in coaching ranks arrived Tuesday, as the Oakland Athletics hired Justine Siegal to be a guest instructor with their Instructional League team. Siegal becomes the first woman employed as a coach by an MLB team. “We’re thrilled that Justine will be joining us for Instructional League,” A’s assistant general manager David Forst […]
In the wake of the Angels' 5-4 walk-off win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night was a teachable moment for veteran outfielder Shane Victorino, whose baserunning miscue almost cost David Murphy a game-winning hit but would not have cost the Angels the winning run.
Tuesday, September 29 Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (ESPN 7 pm)? Dan Shulman, John Kruk, Jessica Mendoza, Buster Olney? Oakland Athletics at Los Angles Angels (ESPN 10 pm)? Dave O’Brien, Aaron Boone, Dallas Braden? Wednesday, September 30??? St. Show More Summary
Justine Siegal made MLB history Tuesday, as the Oakland Athletics announced she would serve as a guest instructor for their Instructional League club, making her the first woman coach in big league history. “It’s a dream come true,” Siegal said, per Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle. Show More Summary
A look at the big news that the Oakland Athletics have become the first Major League Baseball team to hire on a woman as a coach. Justine Siegal will work with the organization's minor league infielders in the instructional league this fall.
Back and forth the Angels and Oakland Athletics went Monday night, trading superb diving stops by second basemen Johnny Giavotella and Brett Lawrie, solo home runs by Marcus Semien and Albert Pujols, and deciding nothing through eight innings in which the teams were level.
Pinch-hitter David Murphy drove a bases-loaded single into left field to end it, and the Los Angeles Angels kept the pressure on in the AL wild-card race with their sixth consecutive victory, 5-4 over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Chris Heston won his first game in two months and the San Francisco Giants kept their slim division title hopes alive, building a five-run lead and holding on to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 Sunday.
In this column yesterday I went on and on about how exciting it was to see former Athletic greats Barry Zito and Tim Hudson take the mound for opposing sides in Oakland. I thought Zito would get shelled and Hudson would guide his team...Show More Summary
The World Series champion San Francisco Giants were eliminated from playoff contention Friday night, falling to Sonny Gray and the Oakland Athletics 5-4.
It took some help from the Oakland Athletics late Friday night, but the Chicago Cubs received their first National League playoff berth since 2008. Despite a 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday at Wrigley Field, the Cubs (89-64) backed into the playoffs by virtue of the Athletics’ 5-4...
Left-hander Cole Hamels pitched six solid innings as the Rangers cruised to an 8-1 victory against the Oakland Athletics on Thursday, completing a three-game sweep and setting themselves up for their crucial series with the Houston Astros.
Elvis Andrus and Adrian Beltre each hit three-run homers in support of Colby Lewis' six strong and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 10-3 Wednesday night to take a three-game lead in the AL West Division.
Delino DeShields hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the sixth four batters after Mitch Moreland connected for a tying two-run homer, and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 8-6 on Tuesday night to increase their lead in the AL West.
There has been very little for Oakland Athletics fans to cheer for during the 2015 season, but that will change Saturday when fans are treated to a nostalgic afternoon of baseball. The team announced Tuesday that Barry Zito will start Saturday's game against the San Francisco Giants. Show More Summary
Tuesday, September 22 New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays (ESPN 7 pm) Dave O’Brien, Aaron Boone, Dallas Braden Texas Rangers at Oakland Athletics (MLBN 10 pm) Local Broadcast [alt: D’backs at Dodgers] Wednesday, September 23 Los Angeles...Show More Summary