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)
Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis (2) hits a solo home run against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin compares Khris Davis to Willie Mays … sort of

OAKLAND — After Oakland A’s designated hitter Khris Davis hit his 30th…

Oakland Athletics left fielder Khris Davis (2) hits a solo home run against the Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on September 6, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/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 sweep Detroit Tigers behind dominant Trevor Cahill

OAKLAND — Not too long ago, the Detroit Tigers haunted the 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)
Oakland Athletics reliever Shawn Kelley. (Courtesy / Oakland Athletics)

Oakland Athletics trade for right-handed Nationals reliever Shawn Kelley

Updated with quotes 4:39 p.m. On July 31, the non-waiver trade deadline,…

Oakland Athletics reliever Shawn Kelley. (Courtesy / 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)

Pair of homers moves Oakland to 20 games over .500 as Athletics down Tigers

OAKLAND — Sitting in the clubhouse early Saturday afternoon, Oakland Athletics shortstop…

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)

Oakland Athletics beat Detroit Tigers with walk-off from rookie Ramon Laureano

OAKLAND — Hours before his big moment Friday, Oakland Athletics center fielder…

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' Mark Canha 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 Pregame Notebook: Mark Canha scratched, Ramon Laureano will start in center

OAKLAND — Oakland A’s outfielder Mark Canha was scratched from the lineup…

Oakland Athletics' Mark Canha 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 Athletics send down Dustin Fowler, call up Ramon Laureano

OAKLAND — Oakland Athletics center fielder Dustin Fowler was demoted to Triple-A…

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' 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)

Kolsky: Explaining the A’s — How the Oakland Nine became contenders

  It’s August, and the Oakland Athletics are 64-46, sitting 18 games…

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 catcher Jonathan Lucroy looks to the dugout for a sign against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics Recap: Jonathan Lucroy breaks out as Athletics sweep Blue Jays

OAKLAND — Oakland A’s catcher Jonathan Lucroy was on edge Tuesday night…

Oakland Athletics catcher Jonathan Lucroy looks to the dugout for a sign against the Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics' Mark Canha, left, celebrates with Marcus Semien after the Athletics defeated the New York Yankees 3-2 in 11 innings in a baseball game Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Oakland Athletics secure Bob Melvin’s 600th win in Oakland, Canha adds a bit of daring-do

OAKLAND — Mark Canha had made a difficult decision to forego his…

Oakland Athletics' Mark Canha, left, celebrates with Marcus Semien after the Athletics defeated the New York Yankees 3-2 in 11 innings in a baseball game Tuesday, April 19, 2016, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
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 stand pat at the deadline, but could make moves in August

OAKLAND -- Bob Melvin inadvertently broke a little news on Tuesday, before…

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' Chad Pinder follows through on a solo home run against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: After auto accident, Chad Pinder to start swinging again soon

OAKLAND — This past weekend, Oakland A’s utility man Chad Pinder was…

Oakland Athletics' Chad Pinder follows through on a solo home run against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Friday, July 13, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
A’s starter Daniel Gossett, seen in March against the Giants, underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Daniel Gossett undergoes Tommy John surgery

The Oakland Athletics have announced that right-handed pitcher Daniel Gossett has undergone successful…

A’s starter Daniel Gossett, seen in March against the Giants, underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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)
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 eliminate traditional season tickets for 2019, launch membership program

The Oakland Athletics announced on Monday that they will no longer offer traditional…

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' 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 drop first series since mid-June, fall to Colorado Rockies

Maybe the Oakland Athletics left their bats in Texas. Maybe the Colorado…

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)