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Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

A’s ride Daniel Mengden, Marcus Semien to sweep in Detroit

Considering their playoff history, it’s easy to assume that the Oakland Athletics…

 

Matt Olson. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Matt Olson makes history, A’s come back late to stun Tigers

Oakland Athletics rookie Matt Olson continued his historic tear on Wednesday night…

 

Jae-gyun Hwang gets turned around on a swing-and-miss in the San Francisco Giants' loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Giants strike out in series finale against Detroit

DETROIT — Chris Stratton was called up from Triple A Sacramento on…

 

Gorkys Hernandez, pictured here in July of 2017, hit his sixth home run of the season against the Colorado Rockies on Monday after hitting none last season. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Giants win road trip for first time in more than a year

DETROIT — The San Francisco Giants have been one of the worst…

Gorkys Hernandez, pictured here in July of 2017, hit his sixth home run of the season against the Colorado Rockies on Monday after hitting none last season. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner in June of 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Madison Bumgarner’s rough rehab outing doesn’t affect schedule for return to Giants

DETROIT — Madison Bumgarner allowed nine runs in a rehab start for…

Madison Bumgarner in June of 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants injury updates: Madison Bumgarner should be back after All-Star Break

DETROIT — The San Francisco Giants are optimistic they’ll have their ace…

Madison Bumgarner. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, was released by the Athletics on Thursday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s walk off Tigers for second-straight game

OAKLAND — For the second time in less than 24 hours, the…

Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, was released by the Athletics on Thursday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics pitcher Rich Hill works against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)

Hill strains groin, A’s rally for 4-2 win in Detroit

OAKLAND — Rich Hill put a little fear into the Athletics bullpen…

Oakland Athletics pitcher Rich Hill works against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)
The A’s will return home after going 5-5 on a 10-game road trip. They lost to the Tigers on Thursday 7-3. (Paul Sancya/AP)

A’s wrap up road trip with loss in Detroit

DETROIT — After Oakland opened a trip with a three-game sweep of…

The A’s will return home after going 5-5 on a 10-game road trip. They lost to the Tigers on Thursday 7-3. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Rich Hill throws against the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Hill keeps A’s hot, beats Detroit

DETROIT — Rich Hill allowed four hits in seven scoreless innings, and…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Rich Hill throws against the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Oakland Athletics' Billy Burns hits a single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann and scores teammate Marcus Semien to break Zimmerman's scoreless innings streak during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Monday, April 25, 2016 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Collins’ obscene gesture taints Tigers’ 7-3 win over A’s

DETROIT — Tyler Collins tainted a much-needed win for the Detroit Tigers.…

Oakland Athletics' Billy Burns hits a single off Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann and scores teammate Marcus Semien to break Zimmerman's scoreless innings streak during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Monday, April 25, 2016 in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Carlos Osorio/APThe A's Brett Lawrie is congratulated in the dugout after scoring on BIlly Burns' single in the seventh inning Tuesday.

Zobrist's grand slam lifts A's to win over Tigers

DETROIT — Ben Zobrist's grand slam highlighted a five-run seventh inning for…

Carlos Osorio/APThe A's Brett Lawrie is congratulated in the dugout after scoring on BIlly Burns' single in the seventh inning Tuesday.
Tony Avelar/AP PhotoOn Monday Yoenis Cespedes made his first appearance back in Oakland since he was traded to the Detroit Tigers.

Cespedes criticizes A’s management for trading stars

Yoenis Cespedes is no different than fans and critics who wonder why…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoOn Monday Yoenis Cespedes made his first appearance back in Oakland since he was traded to the Detroit Tigers.
Paul Sancya/APOrioles outfielders David Lough

Cruz, Orioles beat Tigers 2-1 for ALDS sweep

DETROIT -- A runaway title in a division of behemoths, then an…

Paul Sancya/APOrioles outfielders David Lough
Paul Sancya/APAfter strong wins in the first two games of their weekend series with the Tigers

Tigers’ Lobstein tops Giants for first win

DETROIT — Detroit rookie Kyle Lobstein earned his first major-league win, and…

Paul Sancya/APAfter strong wins in the first two games of their weekend series with the Tigers
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 swept by Tigers in matchup of division leaders

DETROIT -- The A's still believe they have one of the best…

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.
Duane Burleson/APDetroit Tigers’ Rajai Davis hits a walk off grand slam in the ninth inning to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 Monday in Detroit.

A’s lose on grand slam by Tigers’ Rajai Davis

DETROIT — Rajai Davis hit his third career grand slam with one…

Duane Burleson/APDetroit Tigers’ Rajai Davis hits a walk off grand slam in the ninth inning to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 Monday 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.

Jim Johnson still can’t solve issues as A’s fall short

OAKLAND -- Jim Johnson is perplexed by his struggles when he believes…

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.

Tigers scratch out late run to beat A's

OAKLAND -- Pinch-runner Rajai Davis scored on Austin Jackson's fielder's choice groundout…

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.

A’s snap out of funk with five-homer outburst

OAKLAND — Kyle Blanks homered in his home debut at the O.co…

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.