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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 fall to Angels in final tune-up before heading to New York

By Matt Doan Special to S.F. Examiner The Oakland Athletics dropped the…

 

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…

 

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)

Khris Davis hits two homers, including walk-off blast, in 7-6 Oakland Athletics win

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

 

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’ second attempt at bullpenning works, back end of bullpen doesn’t against Yankees

OAKLAND -- The first time the Oakland Athletics tried the bullpenning/opener thing,…

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)

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)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws to the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Michael Urakami / Courtesy Oakland Athletics)

Bay Bridge Series: Pregame Notebook as the San Francisco Giants take on the Oakland Athletics

AT&T PARK -- Both the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Edwin Jackson throws to the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (Michael Urakami / Courtesy Oakland Athletics)
Mark Canha, seen here Sept. 6, hit a decisive two-run homer against the Giants on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics once again come up big late, and win four-game series against World Series champion Houston Astros

The Oakland Athletics have been the hottest team in the major leagues…

Mark Canha, seen here Sept. 6, hit a decisive two-run homer against the Giants on Saturday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to 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 take second game from Houston Astros with big hits from Khris Davis, Chad Pinder

When Houston Astros starter Lance McCullers controls his knuckle-curve, it’s almost unhittable.…

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)
Paul Blackburn, seen here last July, wasn't able to get through the fifth on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Paul Blackburn’s pitch count up to 90 for second start back

OAKLAND -- The Houston Astros have a stacked team -- they're the…

Paul Blackburn, seen here last July, wasn't able to get through the fifth on Friday. (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: Trevor Cahill to DL, Danny Coulombe optioned to Nashville, Chris Bassitt to start

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics starter Trevor Cahill hobbled around the home clubhouse…

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 starting pitcher Andrew Triggs, seen here pitching in 2016, is working his way back from the disabled list. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Oakland Athletics Notebook: Ryan Buchter, Andrew Triggs to start rehab soon

OAKLAND -- Cleaning out a locker isn't generally something done with a…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Andrew Triggs, seen here pitching in 2016, is working his way back from the disabled list. (Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)
Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis walks out of the cage after taking batting practice on May 29, 2018. (Photo: Ryan Gorcey / San Francisco Examiner)

Oakland Athletics: Khris Davis ‘champing at the bit’ to return, will likely be in lineup Thursday

OAKLAND -- Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis had a bounce in…

Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis walks out of the cage after taking batting practice on May 29, 2018. (Photo: Ryan Gorcey / San Francisco Examiner)
Paul Blackburn, seen here last July, wasn't able to get through the fifth on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Oakland A’s Pregame: Paul Blackburn throws on flat ground, could return by end of month; Dustin Fowler could arrive soon

OAKLAND -- Oakland A's starting pitcher Paul Blackburn threw on flat ground…

Paul Blackburn, seen here last July, wasn't able to get through the fifth on Friday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Oakland Athletics watch as shortstop Marcus Semien (10) makes contact with a San Francisco Giants pitch at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on August 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Mistakes pile up to stop A’s from finishing sweep

A mix of poor baserunning, shaky outfield defense and rotten luck combined…

The Oakland Athletics watch as shortstop Marcus Semien (10) makes contact with a San Francisco Giants pitch at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California, on August 1, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Jesse Hahn.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

A’s flip Jesse Hahn for Ryan Buchter, Brandon Moss and cash

Jesse Hahn struggled with consistency after having a breakout season with the…

Jesse Hahn.  (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)