Brett Anderson

Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis (2) hits a solo home run against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Prepping for playoffs, Oakland Athletics knock off Angels

By Matt Doan Special to S.F. Examiner ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Oakland Athletics…

 

Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman and Khris Davis congratulate Stephen Piscotty after hitting a three-run homer against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Stephen Piscotty drives in five as Oakland Athletics snap three-game skid

By John Hickey Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND – Think of Wednesday's…

 

Andrew Triggs, seen here September 2, 2016, will undergo surgery. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics pitcher Andrew Triggs to undergo thoracic outlet surgery

The Oakland Athletics have announced that right-handed pitcher Andrew Triggs will undergo…

 

Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Brett Anderson close to returning, Bob Melvin goes on Jim Rome

OAKLAND -- Brett Anderson threw three simulated innings on Saturday before the…

Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics starter Chris Bassitt throws a pitch during the first inning of a June 15, 2018 game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics plan to keep using the opener, but Brett Anderson’s return could help with rotation depth

OAKLAND -- The Oakland Athletics will likely use an opener on Friday…

Oakland Athletics starter Chris Bassitt throws a pitch during the first inning of a June 15, 2018 game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Andrew Triggs, seen here September 2, 2016, will undergo surgery. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s face off against King Felix in series finale, plus updates on Andrew Triggs, Brett Anderson injuries

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- For years, Felix…

Andrew Triggs, seen here September 2, 2016, will undergo surgery. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Oakland Athletics and Brett Anderson crumble in the middle innings, Houston Astros cruise to 11-4 comeback win

The reclamation project that was Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson had finally…

Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics lose second pitcher in three days to injury as Brett Anderson goes on DL

Two days after starter Sean Manaea -- who hadn't missed a start…

Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
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)

It’s a sign: The game has changed for the Oakland Athletics

OAKLAND -- In the tunnel leading from the Oakland Athletics locker room…

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 starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics starting dominance continues, as Brett Anderson tosses fourth straight gem

OAKLAND -- Between his 2009 debut in Oakland and the time he…

Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Brett Anderson, seen here in his last stint with the A's, got the hard-luck no-decision on Wednesday.

Oakland Athletics drop 12-inning finale to Mariners, Astros await

By John Hickey Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND – The preliminaries are…

Brett Anderson, seen here in his last stint with the A's, got the hard-luck no-decision on Wednesday.
Ramon Laureano talks to the media after his first career big league hit -- a 13th-inning walk-off on August 3, 2018. (Dan Bernstein / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics beat Detroit Tigers with walk-off from rookie Ramon Laureano

OAKLAND — Hours before his big moment Friday, Oakland Athletics center fielder…

Ramon Laureano talks to the media after his first career big league hit -- a 13th-inning walk-off on August 3, 2018. (Dan Bernstein / Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics drop first series since mid-June, fall to Colorado Rockies

Maybe the Oakland Athletics left their bats in Texas. Maybe the Colorado…

Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws to the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Michael Urakami / Courtesy Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics set rotation for second half, plus injury updates on Matt Joyce and Daniel Mengden

OAKLAND -- Bob Melvin has been up to Mount Davis before, plenty…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws to the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Michael Urakami / Courtesy Oakland Athletics)
Mark Canha, seen here Sept. 6, hit a decisive two-run homer against the Giants on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s even Bay Bridge Series on Mark Canha homer, and he’s not sorry

AT&T PARK — Mark Canha grew up a San Francisco Giants fan…

Mark Canha, seen here Sept. 6, hit a decisive two-run homer against the Giants on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Andrew Triggs, seen here pitching in 2016, is working his way back from the disabled list. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Oakland Athletics Notebook: No structural damage for Andrew Triggs

OAKLAND -- After visiting specialist Dr. Keith Meister on Tuesday, Oakland Athletics…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Andrew Triggs, seen here pitching in 2016, is working his way back from the disabled list. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Franklin Barreto will get an extended look at second with Matt Chapman on the disabled list. (Courtesy Th3TruthPhotos/Flickr)
Franklin Barreto will get an extended look at second with Matt Chapman on the disabled list. (Courtesy Th3TruthPhotos/Flickr)
Jed Lowrie. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: With Matt Chapman on the disabled list, Jed Lowrie heads back to third

OAKLAND -- The last time Oakland Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie played…

Jed Lowrie. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Andrew Triggs, seen here September 2, 2016, will undergo surgery. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: A’s rotation still a question mark with Paul Blackburn’s return

OAKLAND -- Through 62 games this season, the Oakland Athletics have had…

Andrew Triggs, seen here September 2, 2016, will undergo surgery. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Brett Anderson, seen here in his last stint with the A's, got the hard-luck no-decision on Wednesday.

Oakland Athletics: Bullpen saves the day again in shortened Brett Anderson Start; Josh Lucas comes up big and Dustin Fowler homers

For the second consecutive night, the Oakland Athletics lost their starting pitcher…

Brett Anderson, seen here in his last stint with the A's, got the hard-luck no-decision on Wednesday.