Nick Martini

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)

Athletics demolish Angels in record-setting 21-3 rout

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

 

Oakland Athletics' Nick Martini steps into the batter's box against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics sweep Texas Rangers as Nick Martini keys five-run fourth

OAKLAND -- With the Texas Rangers following the Oakland Athletics' lead and…

 

Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Brett Anderson close to returning, Bob Melvin goes on Jim Rome

OAKLAND -- Brett Anderson threw three simulated innings on Saturday before the…

 

Ramon Laureano singles against the Detroit Tigers. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)

Could Ramon Laureano be the new center fielder of the future for the Oakland Athletics?

OAKLAND -- As of the first week of August, Oakland Athletics manager…

Ramon Laureano singles against the Detroit Tigers. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)
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 starter Sean Manaea optimistic for return, Melvin not so much

OAKLAND -- The day after his last start on August 24, Oakland…

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)
Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics call up Frankie Montas, who will start against Mariners

The Oakland Athletics have officially recalled Frankie Montas, along with J.B. Wendelken,…

Frankie Montas pitches for the Oakland Athletics in 2017. (Courtesy Oakland Athletics)
Ramon Laureano singles against the Detroit Tigers. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics edge Astros as Martini doubles home winning run

Nobody expected Ramon Laureano or Nick Martini’s names to come up when…

Ramon Laureano singles against the Detroit Tigers. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)
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 left fielder Matt Joyce (23) swings at a Los Angeles Angels pitch at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 5, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics Notebook: Matt Joyce to get back re-evaluated

OAKLAND — Outfielder Matt Joyce was the prototypical Oakland Athletics on-base machine…

Oakland Athletics left fielder Matt Joyce (23) swings at a Los Angeles Angels pitch at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 5, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to 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)
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)