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Ryon Healy, Bruce Maxwell lift A’s in Houston — plus news and notes

Ryon Healy’s sixth-inning grand slam gave the Athletics a lead they would…

A’s walk off Tigers for second-straight game

OAKLAND — For the second time in less than 24 hours, the…

A’s salvage series finale in Minnesota

There is an old adage in baseball that says if a team…

Sean Doolittle placed on DL

The Oakland Athletics announced a series of bullpen moves on Wednesday, including…

A’s walk fine line to snap losing streak

It came down to the wire, but the Oakland A’s snapped a…

Bullpen implodes as Giants fall to Padres

AT&T PARK — At first, Bruce Bochy’s decision to pinch-hit for Matt…

Kendall Graveman shines, but A’s swept in Anaheim

With the exception of a first-inning hiccup, Kendall Graveman’s return from the…

Andrew Triggs dominates, A’s snap skid

OAKLAND — It took a lot of patience, but Andrew Triggs got…

Sonny Gray shut down, possibly extending this young pitcher’s stay with A’s

The Oakland Athletics announced on Thursday that Sonny Gray would be shut…

A’s take advantage of Kyle Schwarber’s return, make low-risk, potentiall high-reward waiver claim

Whenever a player with a team-friendly contract becomes available, the Oakland Athletics…

Giants to dedicate plaque to Alexis Busch, former bat girl lost at sea

Alexis Busch loved baseball. She loved the Giants. And she loved AT&T…

Gray struggles with command again as A’s drop series opener to Rays

OAKLAND — Sonny Gray’s struggle-filled 2016 campaign persisted Thursday night at The…

Giants stake early claim to ‘best offense in baseball’

MILWAUKEE — OK, Sluggo, how’s this for openers ... Twelve runs, 15…

AT&T Park dives into virtual reality

Whether it’s watching Buster Posey as he catches a fly ball or…

Both big-name starters struggle in Giants-Mariners tilt

PEORIA, Ariz. — Leonys Martin and Luis Sardinas homered in Seattle’s 6-run…

Rich Hill’s ERA jumps to 15.26 after another rough outing

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Mark Reynolds hit a three-run home run, Nolan Arenado’s…

Why wasn’t Cueto wearing headgear?

And to think pitchers are worried about image, cosmetics, how they might…

Obama administration punches new holes in embargo on Cuba

HAVANA — The Obama administration punched a new series of holes in…

Joe Panik’s three hits, Chris Stratton’s three scoreless innings lead Giants to spring training win

PHOENIX — Joe Panik had three hits and Chris Stratton pitched three…

Sonny Gray toes rubber in spring training game, announced opening-day starter

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Sonny Gray pitched three innings in his first start…