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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 fend off late charge by Seattle Mariners

OAKLAND — As his third-inning blooper sunk toward shallow right field, Oakland…

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' 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' 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 sweep Detroit Tigers behind dominant Trevor Cahill

OAKLAND — Not too long ago, the Detroit Tigers haunted the Oakland…

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' 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)

Pair of homers moves Oakland to 20 games over .500 as Athletics down Tigers

OAKLAND — Sitting in the clubhouse early Saturday afternoon, Oakland Athletics shortstop…

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' Mark Canha, left, celebrates with Marcus Semien after the Athletics defeated the New York Yankees 3-2 in 11 innings in a baseball game Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Oakland Athletics secure Bob Melvin’s 600th win in Oakland, Canha adds a bit of daring-do

OAKLAND — Mark Canha had made a difficult decision to forego his…

Oakland Athletics' Mark Canha, left, celebrates with Marcus Semien after the Athletics defeated the New York Yankees 3-2 in 11 innings in a baseball game Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
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 starting pitcher Sean Manaea throws in the first inning 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 struggle with men in scoring position, win streak snapped

The Oakland Athletics saw their winning streak come to an end at…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea throws in the first inning 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' 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)
The Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman (26), seen here in April of 2018, hit an Oakland-record three doubles against the Houston Astros. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Oakland A’s third baseman Matt Chapman wins Heart and Hustle Award

Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman is having a pretty good week.…

The Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman (26), seen here in April of 2018, hit an Oakland-record three doubles against the Houston Astros. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
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 batter Texas Rangers, sparked by Jonathan Lucroy grand slam

When the Oakland A’s signed catcher Jonathan Lucroy this past offseason, they…

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)
The Oakland Athletics swarm Matt Chapman (26) after his walk-off single in the 10th inning on July 22, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s get second walk-off win to take Bay Bridge Series

Updated 6:45 PM OAKLAND — This whole season, San Francisco Giants shortstop…

The Oakland Athletics swarm Matt Chapman (26) after his walk-off single in the 10th inning on July 22, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Matt Chapman takes ground balls before the Oakland Athletics host the Cleveland Indians on June 29, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Matt Chapman returns to the lineup

OAKLAND -- Oakland A’s third baseman Matt Chapman was reinstated from the…

Matt Chapman takes ground balls before the Oakland Athletics host the Cleveland Indians on June 29, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Matt Chapman takes ground balls before the Oakland Athletics host the Cleveland Indians on June 29, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Matt Chapman will take rehab assignment in Stockton on Monday

OAKLAND -- Oakland A’s third baseman Matt Chapman completed a successful round…

Matt Chapman takes ground balls before the Oakland Athletics host the Cleveland Indians on June 29, 2018. (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: Blake Treinen is a witch for nasty pitch combo, plus a Franklin Barreto note on strikeouts

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics closer Blake Treinen is quickly becoming a sensation…

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)
Franklin Barreto will get an extended look at second with Matt Chapman on the disabled list. (Courtesy Th3TruthPhotos/Flickr)
Franklin Barreto will get an extended look at second with Matt Chapman on the disabled list. (Courtesy Th3TruthPhotos/Flickr)
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)

Oakland Athletics: Matt Chapman headed to disabled list, A’s to call up Barretto

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin said on Friday that third…

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)
Jed Lowrie. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: With Matt Chapman on the disabled list, Jed Lowrie heads back to third

OAKLAND -- The last time Oakland Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie played…

Jed Lowrie. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics: Astros sweep A’s for second straight series

OAKLAND -- In his first three starts this year, Oakland Athletics pitcher…

Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)
Matt Chapman, seen here September 6, struggled in the field on Thursday and is headed for an MRI. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Matt Chapman to get MRI on right hand injury

OAKLAND -- Matt Chapman has never played with sunglasses in his Major…

Matt Chapman, seen here September 6, struggled in the field on Thursday and is headed for an MRI. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman (26), seen here in April of 2018, hit an Oakland-record three doubles against the Houston Astros. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Oakland Athletics: Mengden drops another to Astros as A’s fall 6-3

OAKLAND — The last time Oakland Athletics pitcher Daniel Mengden faced off…

The Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman (26), seen here in April of 2018, hit an Oakland-record three doubles against the Houston Astros. (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)