Josh Phegley

Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty gestures to the dugout after hitting a double against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

A’s move into tie for first place with 7-1 win over Astros

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- One of the…

 

Marcus Semien. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Win-now trade in 2014 has paid dividends for the Oakland Athletics in 2018

When the Oakland Athletics executed a high-stakes trade with the Chicago Cubs…

 

Oakland Athletics starter Chris Bassitt throws a pitch during the first inning of a June 15, 2018 game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Homer streak ends, but A’s and Chris Bassitt edge Detroit Tigers

The Oakland Athletics may have seen their road game home run streak…

 

Mark Canha, seen here Sept. 6, hit a decisive two-run homer against the Giants on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s club five homers, rout San Diego Padres

Even with Khris Davis out of the lineup in a National League…

Mark Canha, seen here Sept. 6, hit a decisive two-run homer against the Giants on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Andrew Triggs, seen here September 2, 2016, will undergo surgery. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: A’s rotation still a question mark with Paul Blackburn’s return

OAKLAND -- Through 62 games this season, the Oakland Athletics have had…

Andrew Triggs, seen here September 2, 2016, will undergo surgery. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Brett Anderson, seen here in his last stint with the A's, got the hard-luck no-decision on Wednesday.

Oakland Athletics: Bullpen saves the day again in shortened Brett Anderson Start; Josh Lucas comes up big and Dustin Fowler homers

For the second consecutive night, the Oakland Athletics lost their starting pitcher…

Brett Anderson, seen here in his last stint with the A's, got the hard-luck no-decision on Wednesday.
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea (55) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on August 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Melvin on Manaea’s ‘tough stretch,’ Phegley’s recovery

OAKLAND — A day after Sean Manaea endured his worst start of…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea (55) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on August 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Yonder Alonso back in his green and gold days. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Yonder Alonso’s strange return

OAKLAND — Before Tuesday night's game between the Oakland A's and Seattle…

Yonder Alonso back in his green and gold days. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Ryan Dull is back on the Oakland Athletics' active roster. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)

A’s make way for Ryan Dull activation by DFA’ing John Axford

After blowing Wednesday night’s game in the ninth inning, the Oakland Athletics…

Ryan Dull is back on the Oakland Athletics' active roster. (Courtesy Keith Allison/Flickr)
A’s starter Sonny Gray notched 5 strikeouts

A’s close homestand with 2nd win in a row behind Gray’s strong start

OAKLAND — Sonny Gray delivered yet another start that will attract the attention…

A’s starter Sonny Gray notched 5 strikeouts
Yonder Alonso and the Oakland Athletics have been on fire lately. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Trio of walk-offs has streaky A’s back on upswing

OAKLAND — As Jed Lowrie's 11th inning home run went flying into the…

Yonder Alonso and the Oakland Athletics have been on fire lately. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
David Hernandez shares a laugh with former Giant Aubrey Huff in 2009. Before joining the Giants on Wednesday, Hernandez played in Baltimore, Arizona and Philadelphia. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

Spring training updates: Giants add vet to bullpen mix

On the first day of official workouts, Bruce Bochy has a good…

David Hernandez shares a laugh with former Giant Aubrey Huff in 2009. Before joining the Giants on Wednesday, Hernandez played in Baltimore, Arizona and Philadelphia. (Keith Allison/Flickr)
Sonny Gray. (Terry Dobbins/Flickr)

No timeline for potential Sonny Gray return

OAKLAND — Bob Melvin couldn't say if Sonny Gray will get the chance…

Sonny Gray. (Terry Dobbins/Flickr)
Hunter Pence, right, celebrates with Miguel Olivo and manager Bruce Bochy after hitting a home run against the Oakland A’s in the fourth inning of the Giants’ 6-4 loss on Monday in Scottsdale, Ariz. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Hunter Pence homers in Giants’ loss to A’s

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Hunter Pence hit a home run and Jeff Samardzija…

Hunter Pence, right, celebrates with Miguel Olivo and manager Bruce Bochy after hitting a home run against the Oakland A’s in the fourth inning of the Giants’ 6-4 loss on Monday in Scottsdale, Ariz. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
A's closer Fernando Abad (56) celebrates the final out with teammate catcher Josh Phegley after beating the Texas Rangers on Wednesday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

A’s power past Rangers for fourth straight victory

ARLINGTON, Texas — Kendall Graveman enjoyed watching and waiting to go to…

A's closer Fernando Abad (56) celebrates the final out with teammate catcher Josh Phegley after beating the Texas Rangers on Wednesday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)