Coco Crisp

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)

A’s shutout as awful August rolls on

OAKLAND — Khris Davis fell over while trying to check his swing…

 

Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish works against the Oakland Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. The Rangers won, 6-2. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

A’s swept by Rangers

The Texas Rangers completed their three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics on…

 

Matt Cain has struggled mightily, making it time for Bruce Bochy to make a switch. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cain no longer able, but does Bochy have nerve to pull him from rotation?

Can’t beat good teams. Can’t win at home. Can’t win close games.…

 

A’s sneak by Angels with two-out rally in extra innings

The Oakland Athletics avoided their second-straight sweep on Thursday by beating the…

Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp, center, jumps onto third base with a triple past San Francisco Giants third baseman Ruben Tejada during the third inning Wednesday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Defense does in Peavy, Giants drop third straight

OAKLAND — With the San Francisco Giants already staring at a six-run…

Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp, center, jumps onto third base with a triple past San Francisco Giants third baseman Ruben Tejada during the third inning Wednesday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp celebrates his grand slam home run against the Los Angeles Angels in the fourth inning Sunday in Anaheim. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Athletics blow late lead in 7-6 loss to Angels

ANAHEIM — Coco Crisp and the Oakland Athletics had a chance for…

Oakland Athletics' Coco Crisp celebrates his grand slam home run against the Los Angeles Angels in the fourth inning Sunday in Anaheim. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
Daniel Mengden walks back to the mound after giving up a two run home run to the Milwaukee Brewers’ Scooter Gennett in the fifth inning of a Wednesday’s game at the Coliseum. (Ben Margot/AP)

A’s struggle on offense, defense in loss to Brew Crew

OAKLAND — After grounding into a fielder’s choice to end the sixth…

Daniel Mengden walks back to the mound after giving up a two run home run to the Milwaukee Brewers’ Scooter Gennett in the fifth inning of a Wednesday’s game at the Coliseum. (Ben Margot/AP)
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)
Seattle Mariners' Leonys Martin, left, rounds the bases past Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso after hitting a two-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Seattle. The Mariners won 6-5. (Ted S. Warren/AP)

A’s cough up lead in the bottom of the ninth

SEATTLE — Leonys Martin hit a game-ending, two-run homer in the ninth…

Seattle Mariners' Leonys Martin, left, rounds the bases past Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso after hitting a two-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Seattle. The Mariners won 6-5. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Rich Hill throws during the game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, May 23, 2016, in Seattle. (Ted S. Warren/AP)

Hill wins again, A’s end skid with 5-0 victory vs Mariners

SEATTLE — Rich Hill pitched eight innings to win his fourth straight…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Rich Hill throws during the game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, May 23, 2016, in Seattle. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
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)
A's outfielder Coco Crisp does the Bernie Lean after driving in the game-winning run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the 15th inning of a game in 2012.  (Ben Margot/2012 AP)

A’s less in love with the Coco

At 36, Coco Crisp serves more as a reminder of our own…

A's outfielder Coco Crisp does the Bernie Lean after driving in the game-winning run against the Toronto Blue Jays in the 15th inning of a game in 2012.  (Ben Margot/2012 AP)
Danny Valencia hit a homer on Thursday. (Chris Carlson/AP)

A’s, Mariners combine for 22 runs in spring training game

MESA, Ariz. — Robinson Cano belted a single that didn’t count and…

Danny Valencia hit a homer 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 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)
The A's could be in for some trouble if ace Sonny Gray is out of the lineup for an extended period of time. (Elaine Thompson/AP)

A’s forecast: Gray skies ahead

First, Josh Reddick, Sean Doolittle and Coco Crisp. Then Ben Zobrist and…

The A's could be in for some trouble if ace Sonny Gray is out of the lineup for an extended period of time. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
Darron Cummings/AP PhotoOakland Athletics' Coco Crisp (4) signs autographs for fans before during a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels

A's OF Crisp to have elbow surgery, could miss 2 months

SAN FRANCISCO — Oakland Athletics left fielderCoco Crisp will have surgery on…

Darron Cummings/AP PhotoOakland Athletics' Coco Crisp (4) signs autographs for fans before during a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels
Ben Margot/AP File PhotoThe A's will miss centerfielder Coco Crisp in the beginning of the season as he recovers from surgery.

Adversity? Bring it on, A’s say

Welcome to Balls at the Bay Bridge Series, special A’s edition. The…

Ben Margot/AP File PhotoThe A's will miss centerfielder Coco Crisp in the beginning of the season as he recovers from surgery.
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New-look A's play meet and greet at FanFest to learn faces

OAKLAND — Last one on the team bus from hotel to the…

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Tony Avelar/AP PhotoOakland Athletics' Coco Crisp will start his sixth season with the team in 2015.

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Tony Avelar/AP PhotoOakland Athletics' Coco Crisp will start his sixth season with the team in 2015.