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Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis walks out of the cage after taking batting practice on May 29, 2018. (Photo: Ryan Gorcey / San Francisco Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Khris Davis ‘champing at the bit’ to return, will likely be in lineup Thursday

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis had a bounce in…

Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis walks out of the cage after taking batting practice on May 29, 2018. (Photo: Ryan Gorcey / San Francisco Examiner)
Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics: Frankie Montas throws five no-hit innings in A’s starting debut

OAKLAND -- Frankie Montas has 101 minor league starts on his resumé,…

Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)
Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Oakland Athletics: A’s finish sweep despite Khris Davis injury

It was one of those weekends where everything seemed to work out…

Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Sean Manaea, pictured in September of 2017, threw a no-hitter on April 22, 2018, and finally returned to form on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Joyce, Olson, Davis go deep as A’s beat Red Sox

Sean Manaea didn’t hold the Boston Red Sox hitless again, but the…

Sean Manaea, pictured in September of 2017, threw a no-hitter on April 22, 2018, and finally returned to form on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Sean Manaea, pictured in September of 2017, threw a no-hitter on April 22, 2018, and finally returned to form on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Giants and A’s: Grading out the Bay Area’s baseball teams after the first month of the season

A common thread connects both Bay Area ball clubs: The Oakland A’s…

Sean Manaea, pictured in September of 2017, threw a no-hitter on April 22, 2018, and finally returned to form on Sunday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Oakland Athletics: Trivino earning more trust, Lucroy helps Mengden and pitching staff

OAKLAND -- On Friday night, Lou Trevino had to get warm quickly.…

Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Marcus Semien. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Defensive woes doom A’s in rubber match in Houston

For the most part, Jonathan Lucroy hadn’t produced much at the plate…

Marcus Semien. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Carlos Hyde is gone after signing with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

There’s been no shortage of madness this March

Get your Boss Buttons ready, day-jobbers … It’s that thrilling time of…

Carlos Hyde is gone after signing with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jonathan Lucroy struggled with the Texas Rangers. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

A’s reportedly sign Jonathan Lucroy to one-year deal

The Oakland Athletics have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran catcher…

Jonathan Lucroy struggled with the Texas Rangers. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)
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…

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)
Despite recent unfortunate results, Bruce Bochy likes what he's been seeing out of his batting order. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bruce Bochy likes what he sees from Nunez, healthier lineup

The dust has settled since the MLB trade deadline, and the Giants…

Despite recent unfortunate results, Bruce Bochy likes what he's been seeing out of his batting order. (Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)