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Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie makes contact against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics fall to Angels in final tune-up before heading to New York

By Matt Doan Special to S.F. Examiner The Oakland Athletics dropped the…

 

September 28, 2018: Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Lou Trivino (62) makes the start for the A's during the game between the Oakland A's and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA. (Photo by Peter Joneleit / Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s loss, Yankees win, means Wild Card game will be in New York

By Matt Doan Special to S.F. Examiner ANAHEIM, Calif. --  The Oakland…

 

Oakland Athletics' Mark Canha follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bullpen implosion and fan-interference-that-wasn’t sink Athletics

OAKLAND — Despite the fact that the Oakland Athletics’ magic number to…

 

Oakland Athletics pitcher Edwin Jackson delivers to home against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics put away Mariners 8-2 behind Stephen Piscotty’s five RBIs

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- The latest series…

Oakland Athletics pitcher Edwin Jackson delivers to home against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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 strike early and hang on for 7-5 win over Mariners

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- On Thursday night, the…

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

Oakland Athletics and Brett Anderson crumble in the middle innings, Houston Astros cruise to 11-4 comeback win

The reclamation project that was Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson had finally…

Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Oakland Athletics first baseman Matt Olson readies to dive to first to put out a runner after fielding a ground ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s find big hit, gain ground on Astros with 4-3 walk-off win

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- The Oakland Athletics…

Oakland Athletics first baseman Matt Olson readies to dive to first to put out a runner after fielding a ground ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Jeurys Familia  makes his Oakland Athletics debut on July 22, 2018, at the Oakland Coliseum against the San Francisco Giants. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Bullpen games an option for the Oakland Athletics, but not front of mind for Bob Melvin

OAKLAND — During select late-season matchups, the Oakland A’s could eschew their…

Jeurys Familia  makes his Oakland Athletics debut on July 22, 2018, at the Oakland Coliseum against the San Francisco Giants. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics lose it late in Anaheim

Even with a talent-filled bullpen facing a depleted lineup, the Oakland Athletics…

Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy looks to the dugout for a sign against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics Recap: Jonathan Lucroy breaks out as Athletics sweep Blue Jays

OAKLAND — Oakland A’s catcher Jonathan Lucroy was on edge Tuesday night…

Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy looks to the dugout for a sign against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics pitcher Edwin Jackson delivers to home against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics offense wakes up as Edwin Jackson wins 100th game

OAKLAND — Soon after Edwin Jackson earned his 100th career win, he…

Oakland Athletics pitcher Edwin Jackson delivers to home against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis warms up in the on-deck circle against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics swept by Colorado Rockies, Khris Davis and Matt Chapman homer

On Sunday, German Marquez was the latest in a line of three…

Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis warms up in the on-deck circle against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics set triples record, complete four-game sweep of Texas Rangers

After a wild two nights in Texas, there would be no dramatic…

Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman follows through on a swing against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' manager Bob Melvin watches the game in the dugout against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s are banged up, but have reinforcements coming in Jeurys Familia

OAKLAND -- Saturday's 11-inning affair in the penultimate game of the Bay…

Oakland Athletics' manager Bob Melvin watches the game in the dugout against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' manager Bob Melvin heads back to the dugout after making a pitching change against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Breaking down the sinkerballing Jeurys Familia

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy spent seven and a half…

Oakland Athletics' manager Bob Melvin heads back to the dugout after making a pitching change against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
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 even Bay Bridge Series on Mark Canha homer, and he’s not sorry

AT&T PARK — Mark Canha grew up a San Francisco Giants fan…

Mark Canha, seen here Sept. 6, hit a decisive two-run homer against the Giants on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie celebrates with teammates after a solo home run in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels on April 7, 2018.  (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Bonta Hill: A’s are the hottest team in baseball

Before about three weeks ago, seemingly every conversation about the Oakland Athletics…

The Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie celebrates with teammates after a solo home run in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels on April 7, 2018.  (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
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…

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 second baseman Franklin Barreto, center, celebrates with teammates after an 11-2 win against the Chicago White Sox in the first game of a doubleheader at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Friday, June 22, 2018. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Oakland Athletics: Franklin Barreto ties it, Jed Lowrie wins it against Detroit Tigers

Franklin Barreto hadn’t delivered many hits, period, let alone clutch knocks during…

Oakland Athletics second baseman Franklin Barreto, center, celebrates with teammates after an 11-2 win against the Chicago White Sox in the first game of a doubleheader at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Friday, June 22, 2018. (John J. Kim/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
The Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty, left, with teammate Matt Olson after his two-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the second inning at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Saturday, June 23, 2018. The A's won, 7-6. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Nick Martini’s first hit lifts A’s in Chicago after five-run comeback

Recalled from Triple-A Nashville earlier in the day and playing less than…

The Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty, left, with teammate Matt Olson after his two-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the second inning at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago on Saturday, June 23, 2018. The A's won, 7-6. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/TNS)