Robinson Cano

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 clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners

Just before first pitch in Seattle, thanks to the New York Yankees…

 

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…

 

Yonder Alonso collected a pair of hits in his All-Star debut. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Cano’s 10th-inning blast powers AL to fifth consecutive All-Star Game win

Robinson Cano connected on an extra-innings home run to send the American…

 

Seattle Mariners' Leonys Martin, left, rounds the bases past Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso after hitting a two-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Seattle. The Mariners won 6-5. (Ted S. Warren/AP)

A’s cough up lead in the bottom of the ninth

SEATTLE — Leonys Martin hit a game-ending, two-run homer in the ninth…

Seattle Mariners' Leonys Martin, left, rounds the bases past Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso after hitting a two-run walk-off home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Seattle. The Mariners won 6-5. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
Danny Valencia hit a homer on Thursday. (Chris Carlson/AP)

A’s, Mariners combine for 22 runs in spring training game

MESA, Ariz. — Robinson Cano belted a single that didn’t count and…

Danny Valencia hit a homer on Thursday. (Chris Carlson/AP)
Hunter Pence waves to fans as he walks toward the field for a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. (Jae C. Hong/AP)

Both big-name starters struggle in Giants-Mariners tilt

PEORIA, Ariz. — Leonys Martin and Luis Sardinas homered in Seattle’s 6-run…

Hunter Pence waves to fans as he walks toward the field for a spring training baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. (Jae C. Hong/AP)
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Cano, Reyes, Rodney and Wright make all-WBC team

Robinson Cano, Jose Reyes and Fernando Rodney of the champion Dominican Republic…

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Yankees erase 5-run deficit to top Rangers in Game 1, 6-5

Nolan Ryan hollered from the front row, manager Ron Washington pumped his…