Eric Surkamp

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…

 

Billy Burns scores during the first inning of Wednesday's game in Oakland. Burns scored on a sacrifice fly hit by Jed Lowrie. (Ben Margot/AP)

A’s earn first win of 2016

OAKLAND — Sonny Gray pitched seven strong innings, Mark Canha homered and…

 

Billy Burns, Yonder Alonso each log pair of hits

MESA, Ariz. — Delino DeShields tripled, singled and drove in two runs…

 

Former San Francisco Giants pitcher Eric Surkamp is preparing for his season with the team across the bay. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Former Giants pitcher relishing opportunity with Athletics

MESA, Ariz. — Eric Surkamp is getting a chance to make a…

Former San Francisco Giants pitcher Eric Surkamp is preparing for his season with the team across the bay. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesThe Chicago White Sox claimed left-hander Eric Surkamp after the Giants designated him for assignment.

White Sox claim Surkamp off waivers from Giants

CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox say they have claimed left-handed pitcher…

Thearon W. Henderson/Getty ImagesThe Chicago White Sox claimed left-hander Eric Surkamp after the Giants designated him for assignment.