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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)

Rare misstep for Edwin Jackson as Athletics fail to sweep Texas Rangers

OAKLAND -- Being the hottest team in baseball -- winners of 42…

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' manager Bob Melvin heads back to the dugout after making a pitching change against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s selling on and off the field, Bartolo Colon returns, reinforcements coming with September call-ups

OAKLAND -- Monday began with Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin and starting…

Oakland Athletics' manager Bob Melvin heads back to the dugout after making a pitching change against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Ramon Laureano singles against the Detroit Tigers. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)

Ramon Laureano goes deep twice off Bartolo Colon in Oakland Athletics rout of Texas

 OAKLAND -- Ramón Laureano is still looking for a roommate. The…

Ramon Laureano singles against the Detroit Tigers. (Courtesy: Oakland Athletics)
The Oakland Athletics of 2002 gather for a reunion on August 19, 2018. From left to right: Jim Mecir, Randy Velarde, Tim Hudson, Rick Peterson, Scott Hatteberg, Jeff Tam,

A’s look for another dramatic win as 2002 Streak team visits

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

The Oakland Athletics of 2002 gather for a reunion on August 19, 2018. From left to right: Jim Mecir, Randy Velarde, Tim Hudson, Rick Peterson, Scott Hatteberg, Jeff Tam,
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 move into tie for first place with 7-1 win over Astros

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- One of 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 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)

A’s set to begin big series against first-place Astros

By Alex Hall Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND -- Midway through August,…

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 first baseman Matt Olson readies to dive to first to put out a runner after fielding a ground ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s find big hit, gain ground on Astros with 4-3 walk-off win

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

Oakland Athletics first baseman Matt Olson readies to dive to first to put out a runner after fielding a ground ball against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Brett Anderson, seen here in his last stint with the A's, got the hard-luck no-decision on Wednesday.

Oakland Athletics drop 12-inning finale to Mariners, Astros await

By John Hickey Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND – The preliminaries are…

Brett Anderson, seen here in his last stint with the A's, got the hard-luck no-decision on Wednesday.
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)

Bob Melvin on board with Matt Chapman’s plea for increased Oakland Athletics attendance

By John Hickey Special to S.F. Examiner OAKLAND – The Oakland Athletics…

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 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)
Ramon Laureano talks to the media after his first career big league hit -- a 13th-inning walk-off on August 3, 2018. (Dan Bernstein / Special to S.F. Examiner)

Ramon Laureano’s absurd throw highlights Athletics win over Angels

The @Athletics are just a throw from the right-field scoreboard away from…

Ramon Laureano talks to the media after his first career big league hit -- a 13th-inning walk-off on August 3, 2018. (Dan Bernstein / Special to 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 reliever Fernando Rodney. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics)

Oakland A’s acquire Fernando Rodney

On Thursday evening, the Oakland Athletics announced that they've even further bolstered…

Oakland Athletics reliever Fernando Rodney. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics)
Oakland Athletics reliever Fernando Rodney. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics add Fernando Rodney, DFA Chris Hatcher

The Oakland Athletics officially added right-handed reliever Fernando Rodney to the roster…

Oakland Athletics reliever Fernando Rodney. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics)
The Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie celebrates with teammates after a solo home run in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels on April 7, 2018.  (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Jed Lowrie could be coming out the other side of struggles, Mike Fiers squares off with Kershaw

The last time Oakland Athletics starter Mike Fiers faced the Los Angeles…

The Oakland Athletics' Jed Lowrie celebrates with teammates after a solo home run in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels on April 7, 2018.  (Kent Nishimura/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
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: Mike Fiers impresses in debut vs. Kershaw, as Khris Davis comes up with the winner again

OAKLAND -- Khris Davis leads the major leagues in home runs since…

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)
Yusmeiro Petit pitches for the Oakland Athletics. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics).

Yusmeiro Petit is an under-the-radar factor for a dominant Oakland Athletics bullpen

The scouting report on Oakland Athletics reliever Yusmeiro Petit does not inspire…

Yusmeiro Petit pitches for the Oakland Athletics. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics).
New Oakland Athletics starter Mike Fiers. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics welcome Mike Fiers, who will start against Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday

OAKLAND -- The Oakland Athletics clubhouse is a laid back one. In…

New Oakland Athletics starter Mike Fiers. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea (55) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on August 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Sean Manaea has worst start of the season as Oakland A’s fall to Los Angeles Dodgers

OAKLAND -- Sean Manaea had only gone fewer than four innings in…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea (55) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on August 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to 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 Detroit starter Mike Fiers

After already landing former All-Star closer Jeurys Familia two weeks before the…

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)