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Stephen Piscotty in April of 2018. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)

Oakland A’s host ALS Awareness Day, make move for a potential starting pitcher in Aaron Brooks

OAKLAND -- Stephen Piscotty told the Examiner last week that he may…

Stephen Piscotty in April of 2018. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)
Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie makes contact against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics win playoff preview against New York Yankees behind Mark Canha, Jed Lowrie

OAKLAND -- In October of last year, Jonathan Lucroy was catching for…

Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie makes contact against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

A’s call up eight players, experiment with new pitching strategy

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

Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Andrew Triggs, seen here September 2, 2016, will undergo surgery. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s face off against King Felix in series finale, plus updates on Andrew Triggs, Brett Anderson injuries

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- For years, Felix…

Andrew Triggs, seen here September 2, 2016, will undergo surgery. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis warms up before the game against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s bullpen strategy goes sour, Khris Davis hits 40th home run, Mariners win 8-7

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- With their starting…

Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis warms up before the game against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/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 put away Mariners 8-2 behind Stephen Piscotty’s five RBIs

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- The latest series…

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' 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)

A’s strike early and hang on for 7-5 win over Mariners

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- On Thursday night, the…

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)
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 Athletics trade for Cory Gearrin, call up Dustin Fowler ahead of Mariners game

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner The Oakland A’s made another…

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 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)
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 Athletics lose series to Houston Astros on Tyler White’s walk-off homer

For the second straight day, the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros went…

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

Oakland Athletics lose second pitcher in three days to injury as Brett Anderson goes on DL

Two days after starter Sean Manaea -- who hadn't missed a start…

Oakland Athletics starter Brett Anderson delivers a pitch against the Texas Rangers on August 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / 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 batter Twins behind homers from Matt Chapman, Jed Lowrie and Stephen Piscotty

Matt Chapman hit two of the Oakland Athletics’ four home runs on…

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' 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)

Khris Davis takes home run lead, but Oakland Athletics fall to Minnesota Twins

The Oakland Athletics had won 42 of their last 57 games headed…

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)

It’s a sign: The game has changed for the Oakland Athletics

OAKLAND -- In the tunnel leading from the Oakland Athletics locker room…

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' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Khris Davis has a chance at hitting 50 homers, gets MVP chants against Texas Rangers

OAKLAND -- When Khris Davis was growing up in the late 1990s…

Oakland Athletics' DH Khris Davis connects on a fly ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis warms up before the game against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis warms up before the game against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum on Friday, July 20, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
The Oakland Coliseum hosts 56,310 for a game between the Oakland Athletics and the San Francisco Giants on July 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics reveal 2019 schedule

With Major League Baseball releasing tentative schedules on Wednesday, the Oakland Athletics…

The Oakland Coliseum hosts 56,310 for a game between the Oakland Athletics and the San Francisco Giants on July 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)