Oakland A's & MLB

AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics pitcher Pat Venditte works against the Texas Rangers during the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday

Fuld scores game-winning run on Reddick's grounder in ninth

OAKLAND — Sam Fuld scored the winning run on a slide into…

 

Ben Margot/AP PhotoOakland Athletics' Josh Reddick

Kazmir ends 9-start winless streak as A's beat Rangers 7-0

OAKLAND — Scott Kazmir allowed one hit in eight innings to end…

 

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Venditte aims to prove he’s no novelty act

With the beleaguered Athletics bullpen sporting the worst earned run average in…

 

Steven Senne/ap file photoPat Venditte

Venditte aims to prove he’s no novelty act

OAKLAND — With the beleaguered Athletics bullpen sporting the worst earned run…

Steven Senne/ap file photoPat Venditte
Carlos Osorio/APThe A's Brett Lawrie is congratulated in the dugout after scoring on BIlly Burns' single in the seventh inning Tuesday.

Zobrist's grand slam lifts A's to win over Tigers

DETROIT — Ben Zobrist's grand slam highlighted a five-run seventh inning for…

Carlos Osorio/APThe A's Brett Lawrie is congratulated in the dugout after scoring on BIlly Burns' single in the seventh inning Tuesday.
Ben Margot/APThe Yankee's Alex Rodriguez was met with boos at O.co Coliseum on Thursday night.

Rodriguez returns to Oakland, plays game he cannot win

Even before the man with more home runs than Willie Mays stepped…

Ben Margot/APThe Yankee's Alex Rodriguez was met with boos at O.co Coliseum on Thursday night.
George Nikitin/AP PhotoDetroit Tigers' Yoenis Cespedes hits a three run homer against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game.

Cespedes homers in Tigers' 3-2 win over Athletics

Yoenis Cespedes homered with two outs in the fifth inning to break…

George Nikitin/AP PhotoDetroit Tigers' Yoenis Cespedes hits a three run homer against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning of a baseball game.
Tony Avelar/AP PhotoOn Monday Yoenis Cespedes made his first appearance back in Oakland since he was traded to the Detroit Tigers.

Cespedes criticizes A’s management for trading stars

Yoenis Cespedes is no different than fans and critics who wonder why…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoOn Monday Yoenis Cespedes made his first appearance back in Oakland since he was traded to the Detroit Tigers.
Chris O'Meara/APThe A's Billy Burns (1) celebrates with Marcus Semien (10) after hitting a first-inning home run against the Rays.

Gray hit by ball, leaves with bruised ankle as A's top Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Sonny Gray was sore, but he could handle…

Chris O'Meara/APThe A's Billy Burns (1) celebrates with Marcus Semien (10) after hitting a first-inning home run against the Rays.
Tony Avelar/AP PhotoOakland Athletics' Billy Butler hits a single to drives in a run against the Detroit Tigers during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday

Hahn tosses four-hitter, shuts down Detroit in Oakland win

Jesse Hahn pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and…

Tony Avelar/AP PhotoOakland Athletics' Billy Butler hits a single to drives in a run against the Detroit Tigers during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday
Chris O'Meara/APThe A's Billy Burns (1) celebrates with Marcus Semien (10) after hitting a first-inning home run against the Rays.

A's shut out in loss to Rays

Alex Colome and four relievers combined on a four-hitter, David DeJesus drove…

Chris O'Meara/APThe A's Billy Burns (1) celebrates with Marcus Semien (10) after hitting a first-inning home run against the Rays.
Pat Sullivan/AP PhotoOakland Athletics' Billy Butler

Keuchel solid again to help Astros over A's 6-1

HOUSTON — Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer to help Dallas Keuchel…

Pat Sullivan/AP PhotoOakland Athletics' Billy Butler
David J. Phillip/APThe A's Max Muncy is tagged out at home during the A's loss to the Astros.

Carter, Rasmus homer to back Hernandez as Astros beat A's

HOUSTON — Chris Carter and Colby Rasmus each hit two-run homers, Roberto…

David J. Phillip/APThe A's Max Muncy is tagged out at home during the A's loss to the Astros.
David J. Phillip/APA's starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz helped Oakland snap a four game losing streak Monday.

A's snaps 4-game losing streak with win over Houston

HOUSTON — Brett Lawrie hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the sixth,…

David J. Phillip/APA's starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz helped Oakland snap a four game losing streak Monday.
Ben Margot/APOakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard

Cabrera capitalizes on another error by A's, White Sox win

OAKLAND — The Chicago White Sox are finding a swagger they fully…

Ben Margot/APOakland A's second baseman Eric Sogard
Eric Risberg/AP PhotoOakland Athletics relief pitcher Evan Scribner

No defense for A's fielding woes

OAKLAND —Things have gone so bad for the A’s in the field…

Eric Risberg/AP PhotoOakland Athletics relief pitcher Evan Scribner
Ben Margot/APThe A's Stephen Vogt

A's snap 6-game losing streak

OAKLAND — Josh Reddick had four hits with a homer and three…

Ben Margot/APThe A's Stephen Vogt
Ben Margot/APA’s catcher Stephen Vogt

Contender or pretender? A’s walk fine line

OAKLAND — The walls of baseball’s economic reality are creeping closer, boxing…

Ben Margot/APA’s catcher Stephen Vogt
John Bazemore/AP file photoMajor League Baseball had already beefed up security around baseballs for game use before Deflategate became public.

MLB pumps up ball security after Tom Brady flap

NEW YORK — Even before Tom Brady was penalized, Major League Baseball…

John Bazemore/AP file photoMajor League Baseball had already beefed up security around baseballs for game use before Deflategate became public.
Ben Margot/APRed Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval

Unfazed Sandoval returns to Bay Area

OAKLAND — At least the memories will always be warm. Because the…

Ben Margot/APRed Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval