Tag: Yusmeiro Petit

Should Oakland Athletics DH Khris Davis be in the MVP conversation? Bob Melvin thinks so

By John Hickey Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND – Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis leads the Major Leagues with…

4 days ago

A’s strike early and hang on for 7-5 win over Mariners

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- On Thursday night, the Seattle Mariners blitzed the Oakland Athletics with five…

3 weeks ago

Bullpen games an option for the Oakland Athletics, but not front of mind for Bob Melvin

OAKLAND — During select late-season matchups, the Oakland A’s could eschew their starting rotation and instead use relief pitchers to…

1 month ago

Yusmeiro Petit is an under-the-radar factor for a dominant Oakland Athletics bullpen

The scouting report on Oakland Athletics reliever Yusmeiro Petit does not inspire fear like the books on some of his…

2 months ago

Oakland Athletics swept by Colorado Rockies, Khris Davis and Matt Chapman homer

On Sunday, German Marquez was the latest in a line of three straight young starting pitchers to somehow hold the…

2 months ago

Oakland Athletics: Matt Chapman will take rehab assignment in Stockton on Monday

OAKLAND -- Oakland A’s third baseman Matt Chapman completed a successful round of batting practice Sunday and will begin a…

3 months ago

Franklin Barreto slugs two home runs in first half of Chicago doubleheader, but A’s split with White Sox

Oakland Athletics infielder Franklin Barreto seems to enjoy hitting at Guaranteed Rate Field, as he returned to the site of…

3 months ago

Oakland Athletics: Paul Blackburn earns a win in his first start back from injury

OAKLAND -- After Thursday’s 4-1 win over the Kansas City Royals, Oakland Athletics starter Paul Blackburn said that he was…

4 months ago