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This is not Boog Powell. But fans like Banjo Man Stacy Samuels will get a chance to watch the young Oakland Athletics player this weekend. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s to get their first look at Boog Powell this weekend

OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics called up reliever Michael Brady and newly…

 

Jed Lowrie. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Late rally helps A’s snap losing streak, beat Orioles 5-4

OAKLAND — When Bob Melvin arrived at the Oakland Coliseum on Friday,…

 

Rajai Davis has shown signs of improvement since the beginning of the season. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Rajai Davis’ second-half production gives the A’s a legitimate leadoff threat

OAKLAND — Center fielder Rajai Davis’ second stint with the Oakland Athletics…

 

Khris Davis walk-off home run gives A’s 5-3 win over Indians

Khris Davis walk-off home run gives A’s 5-3 win over Indians

OAKLAND — Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman entered Saturday’s matchup with…

Khris Davis walk-off home run gives A’s 5-3 win over Indians
Injury riddled A’s expect Kendall Graveman, Chad Pinder back in August

Injury riddled A’s expect Kendall Graveman, Chad Pinder back in August

OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics have used the disabled list 20 times…

Injury riddled A’s expect Kendall Graveman, Chad Pinder back in August
Jharel Cotton, seen here in May, lost to the Chicago White Sox on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

A’s defense does not support Jharel Cotton in 7-2 defeat to White Sox

OAKLAND — Jharel Cotton allowed four earned runs Monday night against the…

Jharel Cotton, seen here in May, lost to the Chicago White Sox on Monday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Franklin Barreto (1), seen here on July 1, 2017, hit two three-run homers on Friday. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Franklin Barreto’s walk-off home run gives A’s 7-6 win

OAKLAND — After Oakland Athletics shortstop Franklin Barreto struck out in the third…

Franklin Barreto (1), seen here on July 1, 2017, hit two three-run homers on Friday. (Dan Honda/Bay Area News Group/TNS)
New England Patriots Tom Brady #12 in action against the Seattle Seahawks during the Super Bowl on Sunday, January 31, 2015 in Glendale, AZ.  (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

Brady, Diddy, Oakland vs. The World

In a way, it is Tom Brady’s own fault he found himself…

New England Patriots Tom Brady #12 in action against the Seattle Seahawks during the Super Bowl on Sunday, January 31, 2015 in Glendale, AZ.  (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
George Nikitin/AP PhotoDetroit Tigers' Yoenis Cespedes hits a three run homer against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game.

Cespedes homers in Tigers' 3-2 win over Athletics

Yoenis Cespedes homered with two outs in the fifth inning to break…

George Nikitin/AP PhotoDetroit Tigers' Yoenis Cespedes hits a three run homer against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game.
Tony Avelar/AP PhotoOakland Athletics' Billy Butler hits a single to drives in a run against the Detroit Tigers during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday

Hahn tosses four-hitter, shuts down Detroit in Oakland win

Jesse Hahn pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoOakland Athletics' Billy Butler hits a single to drives in a run against the Detroit Tigers during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday
Ross D. Franklin/AP PhotoHoHoKam Park is the former spring training facility for the Chicago Cubs

36 years later, Oakland Athletics back at HoHoKam

MESA — Thirty-six years later, the Oakland Athletics are back at HoHoKam…

Ross D. Franklin/AP PhotoHoHoKam Park is the former spring training facility for the Chicago Cubs
Elise Amendola/AP PhotoFormer Tampa Bay Ray and new Oakland Athletic Ben Zobrist will never forget when he saw an opossum on the field at the Oakland Coliseum last August.

New A's infielder Zobrist knows quirks of new home ballpark

OAKLAND -- Ben Zobrist needs few reminders of the quirks that come…

Elise Amendola/AP PhotoFormer Tampa Bay Ray and new Oakland Athletic Ben Zobrist will never forget when he saw an opossum on the field at the Oakland Coliseum last August.
AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Sean Doolittle works against the Tampa Bay Rays in the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday

New lease for A's could be first step toward new stadium

The approval of a 10-year lease for the Oakland A's to remain…

AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Sean Doolittle works against the Tampa Bay Rays in the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday
AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson (20) is welcomed after hitting the game-winning three-run home run off Baltimore Orioles' Zach Britton in the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday

A's agree to 10-year lease to stay in Oakland

The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in…

AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson (20) is welcomed after hitting the game-winning three-run home run off Baltimore Orioles' Zach Britton in the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

Griffin looks to pile up innings for A’s staff

Despite getting hurt late last season, A.J. Griffin has already shown he…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoGiants general manager Brian Sabean knows his team may need a boost at the trading deadline

New year means another chance for sports fans to abandon resolutions

It’s Jan. 2, which means it’s highly likely that 20 to 25…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/2013 AP file photoGiants general manager Brian Sabean knows his team may need a boost at the trading deadline
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

A’s acquire outfielder Brown from Nats

In yet another December trade by general manager Billy Beane, the A’s…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

Former A’s closer Balfour signs with Orioles

Two weeks after trading their closer to the A’s, the Baltimore Orioles…

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.
Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.

Former A’s pitcher Colon lands with Mets

A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press that 18-game…

Kathy Willens/AP file photoYankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka has wasted no time in making a big splash in his first major-league season.
AP Photo/John RaouxTony La Russa answers questions at a news conference after it was announced the retired manager was unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame at the MLB winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista

Ex-A’s manager La Russa headed to Hall of Fame

Tony La Russa noticed a change between his first game as a…

AP Photo/John RaouxTony La Russa answers questions at a news conference after it was announced the retired manager was unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame at the MLB winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista