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Ted S. Warren/APMarcus Semien

Struggling A's fall to Hernandez, Mariners

SEATTLE — Felix Hernandez became the fourth-youngest player to reach 2,000 career…

Ted S. Warren/APMarcus Semien
Kathy Willens/APYankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez pumps his fist after hitting his 661st career home run to pass Giants legend Willie Mays on Thursday.

A-Rod passes Mays with 661st career homer

NEW YORK — Alex Rodriguez has passed Willie Mays for fourth place…

Kathy Willens/APYankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez pumps his fist after hitting his 661st career home run to pass Giants legend Willie Mays on Thursday.
Jim Mone/APA's pitcher Drew Pomeranz

Pomeranz roughed up as A's fall to Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — Eddie Rosario drove in two runs and Glen Perkins got…

Jim Mone/APA's pitcher Drew Pomeranz
Jim Mone/APScott Kazmir was tagged for six runs on seven hits and two walks over six innings in the Minnesota Twins' 13-0 handling of the A's.

Kazmir crushed in Twins' win over A's

MINNEAPOLIS — As Eddie Rosario leaned against his locker and checked the…

Jim Mone/APScott Kazmir was tagged for six runs on seven hits and two walks over six innings in the Minnesota Twins' 13-0 handling of the A's.
Jim Mone/APA's starting pitcher Jesse Chavez was dominate Tuesday

Chavez shines in Oakland's victory over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — Jesse Chavez struck out seven and allowed one unearned run…

Jim Mone/APA's starting pitcher Jesse Chavez was dominate Tuesday
Jim Mone/APThe A's Stephen Vogt

A's can't hold onto early lead in loss

MINNEAPOLIS — Torii Hunter's three-run homer broke a sixth-inning tie, giving Phil…

Jim Mone/APThe A's Stephen Vogt
Jim Cowsert/APStephen Vogt (21) trots toward A's teammate Brett Lawrie following Vogt's sixth-inning solo homer against the Rangers on Sunday.

Vogt's two HRs back shaky Gray as A's win

ARLINGTON, Texas — Stephen Vogt homered twice, Sonny Gray took a shutout…

Jim Cowsert/APStephen Vogt (21) trots toward A's teammate Brett Lawrie following Vogt's sixth-inning solo homer against the Rangers on Sunday.
Marcio Joe Sanchez/APLos Angeles Angels' David Freese

Calhoun leads Angels to 6-5 win over A's

OAKLAND — Kole Calhoun had two hits and three RBIs, Garrett Richards…

Marcio Joe Sanchez/APLos Angeles Angels' David Freese
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APA's starting pitcher Jesse Hahn threw well

A's bullpen struggles in loss to Angels

OAKLAND — Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Johnny Giavotella…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APA's starting pitcher Jesse Hahn threw well
Marcio Joe Sanchez/APOakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie (15) is high-fived by A.J. Griffin (64) and Craig Gentry (3) after Lawrie's three-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.

Sonny Gray strikes out 6 to pitch Athletics past Angels

OAKLAND, Calif. — Sonny Gray struck out six and walked one over…

Marcio Joe Sanchez/APOakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie (15) is high-fived by A.J. Griffin (64) and Craig Gentry (3) after Lawrie's three-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday.
Ben Margot/APAstros shortstop Jed Lowrie

A’s struggle to find game, identity

OAKLAND — They are a team of spare parts and second chances,…

Ben Margot/APAstros shortstop Jed Lowrie
Ben Margot/APA's reliever Tyler Clippard

A's swept by Astros after Gattis delivers in ninth

OAKLAND — Evan Gattis hit a two-run double in the ninth inning…

Ben Margot/APA's reliever Tyler Clippard
Mark J. Terrill/APThe A's Billy Butler

Butler homers in 5-run 7th as A's beat Angels

ANAHEIM — Sonny Gray outpitched Jered Weaver with seven innings of two-hit…

Mark J. Terrill/APThe A's Billy Butler
Mark J. Terrill/APA's second baseman Eric Sogard corrals a ball hit by the Angels' Collin Cowgill during the sixth inning of Tuesday's game.

A's get thumped by Angels

ANAHEIM — Johnny Giavotella hit a three-run shot for his first homer…

Mark J. Terrill/APA's second baseman Eric Sogard corrals a ball hit by the Angels' Collin Cowgill during the sixth inning of Tuesday's game.
The A"s Stephen Vogt

Vogt's 3-run HR helps A's beat Angels

ANAHEIM — Stephen Vogt hit a go-ahead three-run homer, Marcus Semien also…

The A"s Stephen Vogt
Orlin Wagner/APRoyals manager Ned Yost

Tensions flare again as A's fall to Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After Oakland and Kansas City cleared the benches…

Orlin Wagner/APRoyals manager Ned Yost
Orlin Wagner/APJosh Reddick (22) is congratulated on his home run by A's teammates Billy Butler

Reddick, Hahn lead A's past Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Josh Reddick hit a three-run homer, Jesse Hahn…

Orlin Wagner/APJosh Reddick (22) is congratulated on his home run by A's teammates Billy Butler
Pat Sullivan/APThe A's Drew Pomeranz allowed four runs in five innings during Wednesday's loss to the Astros.

A's bats struggle in loss to Astros

HOUSTON — Collin McHugh struck out 11, and Jed Lowrie hit one…

Pat Sullivan/APThe A's Drew Pomeranz allowed four runs in five innings during Wednesday's loss to the Astros.
David J. Phillip/APThe A's Max Muncy is tagged out at home during the A's loss to the Astros.

Graveman, A's shut out Astros

HOUSTON — Rookie Kendall Graveman pitched into the sixth inning and four…

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.

Butler's 3-run homer helps A's beat Astros 8-1

HOUSTON — Billy Butler hit a three-run homer and Marcus Semien and…

David J. Phillip/APA's starting pitcher Drew Pomeranz helped Oakland snap a four game losing streak Monday.