Albert Pujols

Cliff Pennington (7), seen here in May, hit a grand slam on Wednesday against his old team, the Oakland Athletics. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

A’s swept on Cliff Pennington grand slam

The phrase “Cliff Pennington grand slam” would have brought joy to Oakland…

 

Mike Trout is congratulated by Dino Ebel after scoring against the A's in the fifth inning on Wednesday in Oakland. (Ben Margot/AP)

Coghlan frustrated after A’s lose three-straight

OAKLAND — Chris Coghlan thinks the Oakland Athletics are a better team…

 

Santiago Casilla made his spring training debut on Saturday in a split-squad game.  (Morry Gash/AP)

Casilla makes spring debut, Williamson homers as Giants play split-squad games

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Socrates Brito hit a two-run homer, Rickie Weeks collected…

 

Oakland Athletics' Josh Reddick walks off the field after striking out during the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Pujols, Aybar send Angels to 7th straight win, 8-1 over A’s

ANAHEIM — Albert Pujols had an RBI double among his three hits,…

Oakland Athletics' Josh Reddick walks off the field after striking out during the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Palo Alto's own Joc Pederson of the Los Angeles Dodgers could for many years to come punish the Giants for passing him for more than 10 rounds in the 2010 draft. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Pederson could be one that got away

The Giants and everyone else passed on Palo Alto’s Joc Pederson for…

Palo Alto's own Joc Pederson of the Los Angeles Dodgers could for many years to come punish the Giants for passing him for more than 10 rounds in the 2010 draft. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Oakland Athletics pitcher Scott Kazmir throws to the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.  (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

Kazmir pitches into 8th, A’s hold off Pujols, Angels 3-2

OAKLAND -- Athletics closer Tyler Clippard nearly paid a hefty price after…

Oakland Athletics pitcher Scott Kazmir throws to the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.  (AP Photo/George Nikitin)
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APA's starting pitcher Jesse Hahn threw well

A's bullpen struggles in loss to Angels

OAKLAND — Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Johnny Giavotella…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APA's starting pitcher Jesse Hahn threw well
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APThe A's Brandon Moss steals second base as the Angels' Howie Kendrick applies the tag late. Moss won the game in the 19th inning with his second home run of the game.

Brandon Moss' HR in 19th inning lifts A's over Angels

Two games in one. Brandon Moss hit his second home run of…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APThe A's Brandon Moss steals second base as the Angels' Howie Kendrick applies the tag late. Moss won the game in the 19th inning with his second home run of the game.