Two games in one.
Brandon Moss hit his second home run of the night with two outs in the bottom of the 19th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 10-8 victory over the Los Angeles Angels early Tuesday in the longest major league game of the season.
The teams were on the field for 6 hours, 32 minutes in a marathon game that ended at 1:41 a.m. on the West Coast. It was the longest game ever played in Oakland by time and the longest in Angels history as well. Read More
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Barry Zito enjoyed the challenge of facing Josh Hamilton with runners on.
Zito pitched five effective innings and Buster Posey hit a go-ahead single in the ninth to lift the San Francisco Giants over the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Sunday. Read More
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The way Ryan Vogelsong is pitching this spring, Giants manager Bruce Bochy should have no worries when the right-hander leaves for the World Baseball Classic.
Vogelsong pitched three more scoreless innings Wednesday in San Francisco's 8-8 tie with the Los Angeles Angels.
"He really looked sharp," Bochy said. Read More
Jered Weaver threw seven scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Angels’ offense awakened from an A’s-induced slumber on the way to a 6-0 win over Oakland before on Thursday.
It was a crucial victory for the Angels, who lost the first three games of the series to the A’s while scoring a total of just seven runs. The Angels still trail Oakland by 4½ games in the standings. Read More
A.J. Griffin pitched eight shutout innings to become the first pitcher in franchise history to start his career with six consecutive victories as the visiting A’s defeated the Los Angeles Angels for the third straight game 4-1 on Wednesday.
Yoenis Cespedes homered for the second time in two nights and the A’s won their sixth straight contest and matched a franchise record with their 12th consecutive road victory. Read More
A’s pitcher Brandon McCarthy was awake and resting comfortably on Thursday following his two-hour surgery Wednesday night after being hit in the head by a line drive during Wednesday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels.
McCarthy, 29, was struck on the right side of his head by a line drive off the bat of Erick Aybar in the fourth inning. Read More
Would you bet against the hottest team in baseball down the stretch?
With 28 games left to play, the A’s are tied with the New York Yankees for the second-best record in the American League (76-58) despite an 8-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels at the Oakland Coliseum on Monday. They’ve won 15 of their past 18 games and hold onto one of the two wild-card spots, with Tampa Bay lurking close behind. But can this team of misfits and castoffs keep it rolling into October? Read More
With the A’s all the rage, turning heads with a nine-game winning streak as surprise contenders, the Los Angeles Angels arrived on Monday with their own message: Don’t forget about us.
Los Angeles strapped on its work boots on Labor Day, belting three homers along the way, to snap Oakland’s win streak with an 8-3 decision with 20,180 in attendance. Read More
OAKLAND — When it’s a warm day game, balls fly out of the Oakland Coliseum as easily as they would in Coors Field. But it was the A’s who got the clutch base hits that made the difference.
Yoenis Cespedes hit the go-ahead two-run single and Chris Carter added a two-run homer in the sixth inning for the A’s, who edged the Los Angeles Angels 9-8 on Wednesday afternoon. Read More
Bartolo Colon allowed one run in seven innings to win his third straight start and the host A’s swatted four home runs to snap a three-game losing streak in a 10-4 thumping of the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.
Derek Norris hit a two-run homer and Jonny Gomes, Adam Rosales and Josh Reddick added solo shots as the A’s moved a half-game ahead of Los Angeles for second place in the AL West standings and into a tie with Baltimore for the second wild-card spot. Read More