Kendall Graveman

Josh Reddick fractured his thumb sliding into second base in the seventh inning. Reddick hit his fifth home run of the season earlier in the game. (Ben Margot/AP)

Reddick breaks thumb, becomes Oakland’s 12th player on the DL

OAKLAND — Josh Reddick had his head buried in his locker with…

Josh Reddick fractured his thumb sliding into second base in the seventh inning. Reddick hit his fifth home run of the season earlier in the game. (Ben Margot/AP)
Nori Aoki slides into third base as Stephen Vogt’s throw gets past third baseman Mark Canha. Aoki then scampered home for the winning run. (Ben Margot/AP)

A’s error allows Mariners to steal series opener

OAKLAND — The Athletics’ demons have not been exorcised after all. Despite…

Nori Aoki slides into third base as Stephen Vogt’s throw gets past third baseman Mark Canha. Aoki then scampered home for the winning run. (Ben Margot/AP)
Yonder Alonso and Chris Coghlan celebrate after turning an inning-ending double play. (Kathy Willens/AP)

A’s winners of four straight

NEW YORK — Kendall Graveman got more than a win Wednesday night…

Yonder Alonso and Chris Coghlan celebrate after turning an inning-ending double play. (Kathy Willens/AP)
Kendall Graveman overcame a bout with the flu, losing 12 pounds in the process, to return to the mound. He threw well on Thursday, but the A's still lost. (Ben Margot/AP)

A’s pitcher beats the flu, not the White Sox

The flu bug is flying around Major League Baseball. The list of…

Kendall Graveman overcame a bout with the flu, losing 12 pounds in the process, to return to the mound. He threw well on Thursday, but the A's still lost. (Ben Margot/AP)
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 scores during the first inning of Wednesday's game in Oakland. Burns scored on a sacrifice fly hit by Jed Lowrie. (Ben Margot/AP)

Danny Valencia hits fifth homer of spring training against Angels

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

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)
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' Matt Chapman cannot make a play on a ball hit by Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus during the fourth inning of a spring training game on Saturday in Surprise, Ariz. (Darron Cummings/AP)

A’s spring error issues persist against Rangers

SURPRISE, Ariz. — Adrian Beltre hit his first spring homer and drove…

Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman cannot make a play on a ball hit by Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus during the fourth inning of a spring training game on Saturday in Surprise, Ariz. (Darron Cummings/AP)

Reddick, Davis, Butler homer for A’s in win over Rockies

OAKLAND — Josh Reddick and Ike Davis quickly helped the A’s put…

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)
David J. Phillip/APThe A's Max Muncy is tagged out at home during the A's loss to the Astros.

Graveman, A's shut out Astros

HOUSTON — Rookie Kendall Graveman pitched into the sixth inning and four…

David J. Phillip/APThe A's Max Muncy is tagged out at home during the A's loss to the Astros.