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A’s call up eight players, experiment with new pitching strategy

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- The Oakland Athletics called up eight players on Saturday, and one…

3 weeks ago

Oakland A’s selling on and off the field, Bartolo Colon returns, reinforcements coming with September call-ups

OAKLAND -- Monday began with Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin and starting pitcher Sean Manaea manning the phones and selling…

1 month ago

Oakland Athletics Recap: Jonathan Lucroy breaks out as Athletics sweep Blue Jays

OAKLAND — Oakland A’s catcher Jonathan Lucroy was on edge Tuesday night after starting behind the plate in a 6-2…

2 months ago

Oakland A’s are banged up, but have reinforcements coming in Jeurys Familia

OAKLAND -- Saturday's 11-inning affair in the penultimate game of the Bay Bridge Series took almost as much out of…

2 months ago

Bay Bridge Series future: How are the top Giants and A’s prospects faring?

With the major league All-Star break set to provide a four-day interlude between the two segments of the Bay Bridge…

2 months ago

Oakland Athletics: Matt Chapman returns to the lineup

OAKLAND -- Oakland A’s third baseman Matt Chapman was reinstated from the disabled list Tuesday and will bat seventh against…

3 months ago

Oakland Athletics: Blake Treinen is a witch for nasty pitch combo, plus a Franklin Barreto note on strikeouts

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics closer Blake Treinen is quickly becoming a sensation among online baseball circles because of his filthy…

3 months ago

Oakland Athletics: Homer streak ends, but A’s and Chris Bassitt edge Detroit Tigers

The Oakland Athletics may have seen their road game home run streak come to an end at 27, but they…

3 months ago