Only in Oakland.
Could there have been any other site for Monday’s epic, 19-inning marathon game between the A’s and Los Angeles Angels?
The East Bay has been ground zero for magical moments this week. Read More
PHOENIX (AP) — Brett Anderson called it "pure athleticism at its finest."
The fact that he could make light of what could have been a serious situation for the Oakland A's was a bit of good news in a 7-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Anderson, picked by manager Bob Melvin to start on opening day, was just eight pitches into his second start of the spring when trouble arose. Read More
MESA, Ariz. — Announced as the A’s Opening Day starter before the game, Brett Anderson allowed one hit in two scoreless innings Thursday in Oakland’s 5-3 loss to the Chicago Cubs.
The 25-year-old left-hander, 4-2 with a 2.57 ERA in six starts last year after he recovered from elbow surgery, will be opposed by the Seattle Mariners’ Felix Hernandez in the April 1 matchup at Oakland.
Anderson said manager Bob Melvin gave him the news a day earlier. Read More
These A’s never count themselves out — down and doubted is their dogma.
Brett Anderson outdueled fellow postseason first-timer Anibal Sanchez and the upstart A’s were stellar on defense all over the diamond, avoiding another playoff sweep by Detroit by beating the Tigers 2-0 Tuesday in their AL Division Series at the Oakland Coliseum.
The A’s cut their deficit in the best-of-five matchup to 2-1. 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
The A’s activated left-handed pitcher Brett Anderson from the 60-day disabled list on Monday, and he is scheduled to make his first major-league start of the season today against the Minnesota Twins.
Anderson had Tommy John surgery performed on his left elbow on July 14, 2011, and he has not pitched in a major-league game since June 5, 2011. Read More