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San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner, right, and Denard Span celebrate with Buster Posey (28) after scoring against the Oakland Athletics in the third inning Thursday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Bumgarner, Giants avoid Bay Bridge sweep

OAKLAND — The legend of Slugging Madison Bumgarner has grown to such…

 

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Eric Surkamp delivers against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning Sunday in Oakland. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

Surkamp pitches better, but A’s struggle against Weaver

OAKLAND — Erik Surkamp and Liam Hendriks gave the Athletics bullpen a…

 

Oakland Athletics' Josh Phegley (19) celebrates his three-run home run off Texas Rangers' Tom Wilhelmsen with teammates Khris Davis (2) and Billy Butler (16) during the fourth inning Monday in Oakland. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

Davis homers, drives in 5 and A’s roll over Rangers 14-5

OAKLAND — Khris Davis homered and drove in five runs, Marcus Semien…

 

Oakland Athletics Coco Crisp, left, is congratulated by third base coach Ron Washington (38) as he rounds the bases after hitting a home run against Minnesota Twins on Monday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Graveman ends long skid in A’s 3-2 win over Twins

OAKLAND — Healthy and playing regularly for the first time in three…

Oakland Athletics Coco Crisp, left, is congratulated by third base coach Ron Washington (38) as he rounds the bases after hitting a home run against Minnesota Twins on Monday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien, right, is congratulated by third base coach Ron Washington after hitting a home run off Texas Rangers' Luke Jackson in the seventh inning  Monday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Semien homers, Manaea wins first major-league game

OAKLAND — Sean Manaea cut off the fluffy curls he brought to…

Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien, right, is congratulated by third base coach Ron Washington after hitting a home run off Texas Rangers' Luke Jackson in the seventh inning  Monday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp heads to the dugout after hitting a solo home run on a pitch from Seattle Mariners' Nick Vincent during the 10th inning Sunday in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Coco Crisp homer clinches sweep

SEATTLE — Coco Crisp’s neck injury last season forced him to change…

Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp heads to the dugout after hitting a solo home run on a pitch from Seattle Mariners' Nick Vincent during the 10th inning Sunday in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Marcio Joe Sanchez/APAthletics starting pitcher Jesse Hahn throws to the Rangers during the first inning of Oakland's 3-1 loss to Texas.

A's fall to Rangers in Hahn's Oakland debut

OAKLAND, Calif. — A healthy Prince Fielder hit a pair of run-scoring…

Marcio Joe Sanchez/APAthletics starting pitcher Jesse Hahn throws to the Rangers during the first inning of Oakland's 3-1 loss to Texas.
AP Photo/Ben MargotIn this photo from Monday

Oakland Athletics' Johnson designated for assignment

The Oakland Athletics have designated right-hander Jim Johnson for assignment before Thursday's…

AP Photo/Ben MargotIn this photo from Monday
AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Eric Sogard

Gray, A's pound Orioles 10-2 to take series

As mid-July statements go, the Oakland Athletics delivered a powerful message to…

AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Eric Sogard
1989 AP Photo file photoMembers of the A’s — including Mark McGwire (25) and Mike Gallego

Rivals rekindle 1989 Series memories

OAKLAND -- At O.co Coliseum Monday for the opening game of this…

1989 AP Photo file photoMembers of the A’s — including Mark McGwire (25) and Mike Gallego
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.
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.

Rookie Gray gets the call for A’s in Game 5

These decisive Game 5s sure are becoming familiar for Justin Verlander. Just…

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.
AP Photo/Jim MoneOakland Athletics' Coco Crisp

A's beat Twins 8-2, increase lead in AL West

With Josh Reddick back and hitting home runs, the Oakland Athletics are…

AP Photo/Jim MoneOakland Athletics' Coco Crisp
marcio jose sanchez/apBrandon Moss of the Oakland A's after his walk-off 19th-inning home run.

New season, same old magic for A’s

Only in Oakland. Could there have been any other site for Monday’s…

marcio jose sanchez/apBrandon Moss of the Oakland A's after his walk-off 19th-inning home run.
Jim Cowsert/US PRESSWIREOakland Athletics starting pitcher Dan Straily (67) is relieved of his pitching duties by manager Bob Melvin (6) in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers.

A's taken down in ninth against Rangers

Adrian Beltre hit a game-tying two-run homer in the seventh inning and…

Jim Cowsert/US PRESSWIREOakland Athletics starting pitcher Dan Straily (67) is relieved of his pitching duties by manager Bob Melvin (6) in the seventh inning against the Texas Rangers.
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesA’s center fielder Coco Crisp launches a three-run home run in the fifth inning Sunday.

Parker, Crisp push Oakland A's to fourth straight win

OAKLAND — One day after celebrating the 10th anniversary of winning an…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesA’s center fielder Coco Crisp launches a three-run home run in the fifth inning Sunday.
Getty Images File PhotoRookie Jarrod Parker hasn’t won a decision since

Oakland A's Parker hopes to right the ship against Royals

The A’s were a league-best 19-5 in July, but have cooled somewhat…

Getty Images File PhotoRookie Jarrod Parker hasn’t won a decision since
Kelley L Cox/US PRESSWIREOakland Athletics starting pitcher Bartolo Colon (21) returns to the dugout against the Los Angeles Angels during the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum.

A’s belt four homers, entire lineup collects a hit in rout of Angels

Bartolo Colon allowed one run in seven innings to win his third…

Kelley L Cox/US PRESSWIREOakland Athletics starting pitcher Bartolo Colon (21) returns to the dugout against the Los Angeles Angels during the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum.
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesSeth Smith was the lone bright spot for the A’s in their three-hit effort

A’s bats mute again in 11-inning loss

OAKLAND — A struggling A’s offense followed up Tuesday’s one-hit performance by…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesSeth Smith was the lone bright spot for the A’s in their three-hit effort
US Presswire file photoCoco Crisp is having to move to left field while newcomer Yoenis Cespeces takes over in center.

Speed is the name of the game for powerless A's

Issue: Speed at the top Analysis: It’s nice that the A’s, who…

US Presswire file photoCoco Crisp is having to move to left field while newcomer Yoenis Cespeces takes over in center.