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A’s fall against Tampa Bay, fail to gain ground

Umpiring was in the spotlight on Saturday at Tropicana Field, and it certainly didn’t do the Oakland Athletics any favors…

4 days ago

Oakland Athletics continue winning streak thanks to 10-run inning

For the second straight night, the Oakland Athletics only scored in the third inning, but Wednesday's 10-run outburst on was…

1 week 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…

1 week ago

Khris Davis makes Oakland Athletics history, Matt Olson hits go-ahead homer as A’s beat Rangers

OAKLAND -- First baseman Matt Olson wasn't supposed to play on Saturday. He may have given manager Bob Melvin some…

2 weeks ago

Brett Anderson close to returning, Bob Melvin goes on Jim Rome

OAKLAND -- Brett Anderson threw three simulated innings on Saturday before the Oakland Athletics' 1 p.m. game against the Texas…

2 weeks ago

Oakland A’s host ALS Awareness Day, make move for a potential starting pitcher in Aaron Brooks

OAKLAND -- Stephen Piscotty told the Examiner last week that he may get emotional during Monday's ALS Awareness Day, held…

2 weeks ago

Oakland A’s bullpen strategy goes sour, Khris Davis hits 40th home run, Mariners win 8-7

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- With their starting rotation in tatters and a supersized bullpen on…

3 weeks ago

Oakland Athletics and Brett Anderson crumble in the middle innings, Houston Astros cruise to 11-4 comeback win

The reclamation project that was Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson had finally begun to bear fruit. Over the month of…

3 weeks ago