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Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty gestures to the dugout after hitting a double against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s sweep bid falls short in Baltimore

Brett Anderson -- making his return from the disabled list (ulnar nerve…

 

Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics continue winning streak thanks to 10-run inning

For the second straight night, the Oakland Athletics only scored in the…

 

Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Mike Fiers leads Oakland Athletics to fifth win in a row

The Oakland Athletics’ bats went oddly quiet against the worst team in…

 

Khris Davis should return by Thursday from a groin strain. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: A’s end marathon with two-run walk-off blast from Khris Davis

OAKLAND -- Baltimore Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman was a rookie the last…

Khris Davis should return by Thursday from a groin strain. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Manny Machado, middle, tags out the Oakland Athletics' Boog Powell, right, on a stolen base attempt in the first inning on Wednesday. Later in the contest, Machado hit a game-winning home run in extra innings. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun/TNS)

A’s attempt to stretch Simon Castro, it doesn’t work vs. Orioles

Before Wednesday, Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Simon Castro threw more than two…

Manny Machado, middle, tags out the Oakland Athletics' Boog Powell, right, on a stolen base attempt in the first inning on Wednesday. Later in the contest, Machado hit a game-winning home run in extra innings. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun/TNS)
Oakland’s Ryon Healy hit two home runs in Tuesday’s game with the Orioles. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s hang on for thrilling win in Baltimore

Monday showed the frustrations that a young team can cause Oakland Athletics…

Oakland’s Ryon Healy hit two home runs in Tuesday’s game with the Orioles. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman (49) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Young bats back Graveman as A’s drop O’s

OAKLAND — Four months and five days after Kendall Graveman collected his…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman (49) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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,…

Jed Lowrie. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Santiago Casilla, seen here on July 31 against the Nationals, gave up the game-winning run to the Baltimore Orioles at AT&T Park on Sunday. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Bullpen collapse sinks Giants

AT&T Park — At 12:42 p.m., the San Francisco Giants’ Sunday afternoon…

Santiago Casilla, seen here on July 31 against the Nationals, gave up the game-winning run to the Baltimore Orioles at AT&T Park on Sunday. (Emma Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Joe Panik, seen here on Friday, emerged from his post-concussion slump on Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Hitters back up Bumgarner with timely hitting

AT&T PARK — After the San Francisco Giants managed only five hits in…

Joe Panik, seen here on Friday, emerged from his post-concussion slump on Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Coco Crisp, seen here on Monday, and the Athletics couldn’t complete their late-game rally against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s rally, fall short in finale vs. O’s

OAKLAND — After tumbling into a 7-0 hole early on, the Oakland…

Coco Crisp, seen here on Monday, and the Athletics couldn’t complete their late-game rally against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Ryan Madson was proud of his former bullpen mate after Zach Neal's start on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s relievers shine from beginning to end vs. O’s

OAKLAND — Ryan Madson still counts Zach Neal as a member of…

Ryan Madson was proud of his former bullpen mate after Zach Neal's start on Tuesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Vogt celebrates after hitting a home run in the bottom of the fourth inning of the Oakland A's victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday.(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Graveman pitches A’s past O’s

OAKLAND — In 13 seasons as a major league manager, Bob Melvin…

Stephen Vogt celebrates after hitting a home run in the bottom of the fourth inning of the Oakland A's victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday.(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Baltimore’s Jonathan Schoop reacts after striking out against Oakland starter Rich Hill in the first game of their doubleheader on Saturday. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

A’s, Orioles split twinbill

BALTIMORE  — Chris Davis homered, Ubaldo Jimenez pitched eight effective innings and…

Baltimore’s Jonathan Schoop reacts after striking out against Oakland starter Rich Hill in the first game of their doubleheader on Saturday. (Patrick Semansky/AP)
Vin Mazzaro’s time with the Giants was short as the organization designated him for assignment on Friday after a disastrous outing on Thursday. (Chris Carlson/AP)

The inning heard ’round the league

We’ve all had bad days on the job. Though hopefully never as…

Vin Mazzaro’s time with the Giants was short as the organization designated him for assignment on Friday after a disastrous outing on Thursday. (Chris Carlson/AP)
Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie, third from right, looks on from the dugout with Josh Reddick, second from right, and Stephen Vogt, right, during the ninth inning Sunday in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Melvin holds meeting after Athletics lose 18-2 to Orioles

BALTIMORE — Bob Melvin had just spent the better part of three…

Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie, third from right, looks on from the dugout with Josh Reddick, second from right, and Stephen Vogt, right, during the ninth inning Sunday in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
A's starter Chris Bassitt allowed three runs over eight innings Saturday, but walked away with a no-decision after Chris Davis hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth off Oakland's Pat Venditte.(Nick Wass/AP)

A’s walk off in misery again, fall 4-3 to Orioles

BALTIMORE — The Oakland Athletics' current road trip, and these first two…

A's starter Chris Bassitt allowed three runs over eight innings Saturday, but walked away with a no-decision after Chris Davis hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth off Oakland's Pat Venditte.(Nick Wass/AP)
Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien slides into home plate to score the Athletics' first run in the third inning of their baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Leon serves up grand slam in 10th, A’s lose to Orioles 7-3

OAKLAND — Arnold Leon was hoping to get a ground ball when…

Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien slides into home plate to score the Athletics' first run in the third inning of their baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien, center, is greeted by teammates Brett Lawrie, left, and Eric Sogard, right, after hitting a three-run home run off Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Chaz Roe during the sixth inning Tuesday, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Semien homers to push A’s past O’s 5-0

OAKLAND — Marcus Semien hit a two-out, three-run home run in the…

Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien, center, is greeted by teammates Brett Lawrie, left, and Eric Sogard, right, after hitting a three-run home run off Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Chaz Roe during the sixth inning Tuesday, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
A's outfielder Coco Crisp, left, returned to the lineup with two hits in Oakland's 9-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Monday. (Ben Margot/AP)

A’s draw season-low crowd in loss to Orioles

OAKLAND — Coco Crisp has long been considered a catalyst for the…

A's outfielder Coco Crisp, left, returned to the lineup with two hits in Oakland's 9-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Monday. (Ben Margot/AP)