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Oakland Athletics pitcher Tanner Roark (60) starts agains the Houston Astros at the Oakland Coliseum on Aug. 16, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Tanner Roark pitches another solid outing, Sean Murphy debuts

A’s No. 3 prospect makes a splash in his Oakland Coliseum debut backing deadline acquisition Roark

Oakland Athletics pitcher Tanner Roark (60) starts agains the Houston Astros at the Oakland Coliseum on Aug. 16, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Oakland Athletics pitcher Chris Bassitt (40) starts against the Milwaukee Brewers at the Oakland Coliseum on July 30, 2019 in Oakland, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Sean Murphy makes home debut, A’s starting rotation changes

Oakland Athletics move Chris Bassitt due to birth of daughter, A’s set for doubleheader on Thursday

Oakland Athletics pitcher Chris Bassitt (40) starts against the Milwaukee Brewers at the Oakland Coliseum on July 30, 2019 in Oakland, California.(Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Oakland Athletics left fielder Seth Brown (65) hits for his second triple of the night in the 6th inning off Los Angeles Angels pitcher No Ramirez (24) at the Oakland Coliseum on September, 3, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

What can Seth Brown do for A’s? Power a win over the Angels

New outfielder hits two triples in Coliseum debut

Oakland Athletics left fielder Seth Brown (65) hits for his second triple of the night in the 6th inning off Los Angeles Angels pitcher No Ramirez (24) at the Oakland Coliseum on September, 3, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Ramon Laureano takes a swing at the Oakland Coliseum on March 31, 2019 in Oakland, California against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s call up Sean Murphy, Ramon Laureano targets Detroit

A’s hope to have starting center fielder back in action by the weekend, and call up No. 3 prospect

Ramon Laureano takes a swing at the Oakland Coliseum on March 31, 2019 in Oakland, California against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Giants ace Bumgarner fans nine Padres in another Oracle gem

Giants ace Bumgarner fans nine Padres in another Oracle gem

Madison Bumgarner shuts down San Diego as Giants bats come alive

Giants ace Bumgarner fans nine Padres in another Oracle gem
Mauricio Dubon debuts, but Giants flop

Mauricio Dubon debuts, but Giants flop

Giants second baseman of the future impresses in debut, but San Francisco falls further back

Mauricio Dubon debuts, but Giants flop
San Francisco Giants’ Joey Rickard (37) gives some pointers to Mauricio Dubon (19) in the dugout before the game against the Arizonia Diamondbacks at Oracle Park on August 27, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mauricio Dubon to make Giants debut against Padres

Pablo Sandoval being re-evaluated to take one final at-bat, Johnny Cueto readies for final tune up

San Francisco Giants’ Joey Rickard (37) gives some pointers to Mauricio Dubon (19) in the dugout before the game against the Arizonia Diamondbacks at Oracle Park on August 27, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria slides into third base in a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Oracle Park on August 27, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants swept in two-game set by Diamondbacks

Side-winder Tyler Rogers debuts and Samardzija again impresses, but Giants bats continue to slumber

San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria slides into third base in a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Oracle Park on August 27, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Giants not capitulating with flurry of moves, calling up Dubon

Giants not capitulating with flurry of moves, calling up Dubon

San Francisco releases Scooter Gennett, call up Mauricio Dubon, Joey Rickard and Tyler Rogers

Giants not capitulating with flurry of moves, calling up Dubon
Oakland Athletics pitcher Tanner Roark (60) starts against the New York Yankees at the Oakland Coliseum on August 22, 2019 in Oakland, California. Chris Victorio | Special for S.F. Examiner.

Oakland Athletics sweep Yankees as Tanner Roark deals

A’s have now won six of their last seven against two of the top teams in the American League

Oakland Athletics pitcher Tanner Roark (60) starts against the New York Yankees at the Oakland Coliseum on August 22, 2019 in Oakland, California. Chris Victorio | Special for S.F. Examiner.
Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks (16) reacts as Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) fields a ground ball hit by New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) and throws him out at first base as the A’s defeat the Yankees 6-4 at the Oakland Coliseum on August 21, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special for S.F. Examiner)

Liam Hendriks a big reason why A’s are in playoff hunt

Oakland A’s closer Liam Hendriks recorded arguably his best outing against the best team in the AL

Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks (16) reacts as Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien (10) fields a ground ball hit by New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) and throws him out at first base as the A’s defeat the Yankees 6-4 at the Oakland Coliseum on August 21, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (Chris Victorio | Special for S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien fields a ground ball at the Oakland Coliseum against the New York Yankees on August 21, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special for S.F. Examiner)

A’s clinch series win against Yankees with Bob Melvin’s 1200th

A.J. Puk makes his big league debut, Khris Davis snaps a homerless streak

Oakland Athletics shortstop Marcus Semien fields a ground ball at the Oakland Coliseum against the New York Yankees on August 21, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special for S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics center fielder Ramon Laureano (22) waits his at-bat in the hole during the third inning against the Minnesota Twins at the Oakland Coliseum on July 3, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Ramon Laureano feeling good after first run, eager to return

Oakland A’s outfielder gets a compliment from Rickey Henderson as he works his way back from injury

Oakland Athletics center fielder Ramon Laureano (22) waits his at-bat in the hole during the third inning against the Minnesota Twins at the Oakland Coliseum on July 3, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Homer Bailey battles back Yankees as A’s win opener

Homer Bailey battles back Yankees as A’s win opener

A’s starter Homer Bailey fanned nine while offense pounces early and adds on late

Homer Bailey battles back Yankees as A’s win opener
Robbie Grossman (8) and the Oakland Athletics celebrate a win over the Houston Astros at the Oakland Coliseum on August 16, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Robbie Grossman walks off Astros for A’s third straight win

Bullpen throws seven scoreless frames as Oakland takes second game against AL West-leading Houston

Robbie Grossman (8) and the Oakland Athletics celebrate a win over the Houston Astros at the Oakland Coliseum on August 16, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
A’s activate Josh Phegley from injured list

A’s activate Josh Phegley from injured list

What could the Oakland A’s do for a backup catching option in the future?

A’s activate Josh Phegley from injured list
Oakland Athletics second baseman Corban Joseph (56) watches a long fly ball go over center field for this first homer as an Oakland A’s off pitcher Houston Astros pitcher Aaron Sanchez (18) in the 4th inning at the Oakland Coliseum on August 15, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).

Corban Joseph smacks first career homer in Coliseum slugfest

Career minor leaguer hits first career big-league homer in record-setting win for A’s over Astros

Oakland Athletics second baseman Corban Joseph (56) watches a long fly ball go over center field for this first homer as an Oakland A’s off pitcher Houston Astros pitcher Aaron Sanchez (18) in the 4th inning at the Oakland Coliseum on August 15, 2019 in Oakland, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner).
Oakland Athletics’ manager Bob Melvin watches the game in the dugout against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

A’s add former Mets ace Matt Harvey

Matt Harvey joins A’s organization as Triple-A starter, but big league jump looks daunting

Oakland Athletics’ manager Bob Melvin watches the game in the dugout against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Giants pitcher Tyler Beede (38) pitches to San Diego Padres first baseman Eric Hosmer (30) during the first inning at Oracle Park on June 11, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)

Beede’s struggles continue as Giants search for rotation answer

Giants starter Tyler Beede gives up four runs on eight hits in four innings to take Bay Bridge loss

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tyler Beede (38) pitches to San Diego Padres first baseman Eric Hosmer (30) during the first inning at Oracle Park on June 11, 2019 in San Francisco, California. (Chris Victorio | Special to S.F. Examiner)
Corban Joseph makes A’s debut after 11 minor league seasons

Corban Joseph makes A’s debut after 11 minor league seasons

Oakland calls up veteran minor leaguer hitting .371 to solve second base problem

Corban Joseph makes A’s debut after 11 minor league seasons