Danny Valencia

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…

 

Yonder Alonso swings at a low ball in the third inning against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, on Tuesday. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

A’s secure extra innings lead, give it back

The Oakland Athletics scored two runs in the top of the 10th…

 

Josh Reddick knows he could be traded at any second, he just doesn’t care. (Ben Margot/AP)

A’s can’t escape trade talk

OAKLAND — Not even Josh Reddick can avoid the constant trade speculation…

 

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)
Sonny Gray pauses during the fourth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers. (Ben Margot/AP)

Sonny shines as A’s down Brewers

OAKLAND — A small crowd of scouts milled about the back of…

Sonny Gray pauses during the fourth inning of the team’s baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers. (Ben Margot/AP)
Danny Valencia is greeted at home plate by Stephen Vogt. Valencia has been on an absolute tear as of late and could prove a useful trade chip for the A’s. (Ben Margot/AP)

Valencia powers A’s past Twins

OAKLAND — With his white pants rolled up to his knees and…

Danny Valencia is greeted at home plate by Stephen Vogt. Valencia has been on an absolute tear as of late and could prove a useful trade chip for the A’s. (Ben Margot/AP)
Khris Davis has hit four home runs in the last two games. (Ben Margot/AP)

Davis, Valencia keep pounding, A’s keep winning

OAKLAND — Khris Davis and Danny Valencia have combined to hit 15…

Khris Davis has hit four home runs in the last two games. (Ben Margot/AP)
Jed Lowrie celebrates after sliding to score an inside the park two-run home run against the Giants in an exhibition game on Saturday. (Ben Margot/AP)

Players muse about settling the Battle of the Bay the old-fashioned way

Once upon a time, the Battle of the Bay wasn’t just a…

Jed Lowrie celebrates after sliding to score an inside the park two-run home run against the Giants in an exhibition game on Saturday. (Ben Margot/AP)

Danny Valencia hits fifth homer of spring training against Angels

TEMPE, Ariz. — Hector Santiago pitched into the seventh inning, Andrelton Simmons…

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' Danny Valencia is greeted in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners in the fifth inning Monday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Valencia homers in 7-run 5th, A’s rally past Mariners 11-5

SEATTLE — Danny Valencia homered and Stephen Vogt doubled twice in Oakland's…

Oakland Athletics' Danny Valencia is greeted in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners in the fifth inning Monday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Oakland Athletics' Danny Valencia, left, is embraced by teammate Josh Reddick after making a game-winning hit against the Houston Astros in the ninth inning Sunday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Valencia powers A’s to 5-4 victory over Astros

OAKLAND — Danny Valencia homered in the fourth inning and singled in…

Oakland Athletics' Danny Valencia, left, is embraced by teammate Josh Reddick after making a game-winning hit against the Houston Astros in the ninth inning Sunday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Oakland A's Danny Valencia swings for a two-run double against the Houston Astros in the first inning on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Valencia backs Chavez in A’s win

OAKLAND —  Danny Valencia could get used to being a cleanup hitter.…

Oakland A's Danny Valencia swings for a two-run double against the Houston Astros in the first inning on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)