Tag: Marcus Semien

Billy Beane, Bob Melvin, David Forst extensions announced, along with an increase in payroll for Oakland Athletics

OAKLAND -- In the midst of 2015, Marcus Semien's first season with the Oakland Athletics, Billy Beane -- as he…

3 weeks ago

Oakland Athletics could clinch playoff berth at home as magic number drops to one

OAKLAND -- The Tampa Bay Rays had just fallen behind 3-1 to the Toronto Blue Jays, and in the Oakland…

2 months ago

Oakland Athletics magic number shrinks to one as Cal-Stanford drama plays out in wild ninth

OAKLAND -- The last time Stephen Piscotty faced off against Trevor Hildenberger, he was at Stanford, and Hildenberger an average,…

2 months ago

Khris Davis hits two homers, including walk-off blast, in 7-6 Oakland Athletics win

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis already had the most home…

2 months ago

Oakland Athletics sweep Texas Rangers as Nick Martini keys five-run fourth

OAKLAND -- With the Texas Rangers following the Oakland Athletics' lead and trying an opener, manager Bob Melvin had a…

2 months ago

Oakland Athletics’ second attempt at bullpenning works, back end of bullpen doesn’t against Yankees

OAKLAND -- The first time the Oakland Athletics tried the bullpenning/opener thing, it backfired fast and hard. Liam Hendriks --…

3 months ago

Oakland Athletics win playoff preview against New York Yankees behind Mark Canha, Jed Lowrie

OAKLAND -- In October of last year, Jonathan Lucroy was catching for the Colorado Rockies. After having spent six full…

3 months ago

Oakland Athletics put away Mariners 8-2 behind Stephen Piscotty’s five RBIs

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- The latest series between the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners began…

3 months ago