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The A’s traded Ryon Healy on Wednesday to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for two prospects. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s ship Ryon Healy to Seattle for relief pitcher, 17-year-old shortstop

For the third time in a year, the Oakland Athletics have traded…

 

Matt Chapman, seen here September 6, struggled in the field on Thursday and is headed for an MRI. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s use unusual rally, long ball to sweep past Astros

OAKLAND — Thanks to a bizarre sixth-inning rally and a quartet of…

 

Oakland’s Ryon Healy hit two home runs in Tuesday’s game with the Orioles. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s hang on for thrilling win in Baltimore

Monday showed the frustrations that a young team can cause Oakland Athletics…

 

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman (49) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Young bats back Graveman as A’s drop O’s

OAKLAND — Four months and five days after Kendall Graveman collected his…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Kendall Graveman (49) pitches against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park in San Francisco, California, on August 3, 2017. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Matt Chapman, seen here in August of 2017, is the best defender in the American League. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

If the A’s are ever going to be good, it’s going to be because of these guys

OAKLAND — When Matt Olson arrived in the Coliseum clubhouse at the…

Matt Chapman, seen here in August of 2017, is the best defender in the American League. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Ryon Healy hit his first home run in over a month on Wednesday night. (Jacob C. Palmer/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Gossett deals, Healy homers as A’s fly past Giants

AT&T PARK —  Ryon Healy connected on his 20th home run and…

Ryon Healy hit his first home run in over a month on Wednesday night. (Jacob C. Palmer/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso, seen here on March 30, has been struggling in the second half. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Athletics’ ability to hit, finish games remains to be found as Blue Jays complete sweep

The second half hasn’t been kind to three of the Oakland Athletics’…

Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso, seen here on March 30, has been struggling in the second half. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Ryon Healy drove in the first two runs on Sunday as the A's sweep Cleveland.

A’s sweep Cleveland after trading away Doolittle and Madson

OAKLAND — Some 20 minutes before Sean Manaea delivered the first pitch…

Ryon Healy drove in the first two runs on Sunday as the A's sweep Cleveland.
The Oakland Athletics are hoping another outing against James Shields turns out to be a good thing. (Courtesy seanbirm/Flickr)

A’s hope rematch with James Shields can wake up slumping bats

OAKLAND — In eight games since scoring 10 runs against the Chicago White…

The Oakland Athletics are hoping another outing against James Shields turns out to be a good thing. (Courtesy seanbirm/Flickr)
The Oakland Athletics' Ryon Healy, seen here on Sept. 15, 2016, had a couple key hits on Thursday night. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Ryon Healy, Bruce Maxwell lift A’s in Houston — plus news and notes

Ryon Healy’s sixth-inning grand slam gave the Athletics a lead they would…

The Oakland Athletics' Ryon Healy, seen here on Sept. 15, 2016, had a couple key hits on Thursday night. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Ryon Healy and the Oakland A's disproportionately rely on power to win games. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Kings of the longball: Rebuilding Athletics live, die by the home run

Bob Melvin couldn’t tell you why his Oakland Athletics have been such…

Ryon Healy and the Oakland A's disproportionately rely on power to win games. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Sonny digs big hole in A’s loss to Astros

OAKLAND — On a night Sonny Gray was facing a potential future…

(Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)
Young A’s slugger Matt Chapman will get an opportunity to take several at-bats at the big leagues with Oakland struggling through the first half of the season. (Courtesy Minda Haas Kuhlmann/Flickr)

Lost season provides opening for powerful crew of young A’s

Some two-and-a-half hours before Matt Chapman made his major-league debut on Thursday…

Young A’s slugger Matt Chapman will get an opportunity to take several at-bats at the big leagues with Oakland struggling through the first half of the season. (Courtesy Minda Haas Kuhlmann/Flickr)
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jesse Hahn throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday, April 13, 2017. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Hahn delivers a win in return from DL

OAKLAND — Making his first start in two weeks, Jesse Hahn didn’t allow a…

Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jesse Hahn throws in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday, April 13, 2017. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Manaea, seen here Sept. 14, was sharp on Tuesday. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Healy’s homers, Manaea’s gem carry A’s past Toronto

OAKLAND — Ryon Healy connected on 838 feet of home runs and Sean…

Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Manaea, seen here Sept. 14, was sharp on Tuesday. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, was released by the Athletics on Thursday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s walk off Tigers for second-straight game

OAKLAND — For the second time in less than 24 hours, the…

Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, was released by the Athletics on Thursday. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, will head to the disabled list. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

A’s salvage series finale in Minnesota

There is an old adage in baseball that says if a team…

Santiago Casilla, seen here April 3, 2017, will head to the disabled list. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
The Oakland Athletics' Ryon Healy, seen here on Sept. 15, 2016, had a couple key hits on Thursday night. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

A’s take down Mariners’ best starter

OAKLAND — At 7:08 p.m. on Thursday night, just before César Valdez…

The Oakland Athletics' Ryon Healy, seen here on Sept. 15, 2016, had a couple key hits on Thursday night. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Jharel Cotton. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Cotton cruises, as A’s hammer Rangers in home finale

OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics’ PR staff dug up a stat that…

Jharel Cotton. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
The Oakland Athletics' Ryon Healy, seen here on Sept. 15, 2016, had a couple key hits on Thursday night. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Ryon Healy hits third for A’s for second time

OAKLAND — In what could be a preview of the 2017 season,…

The Oakland Athletics' Ryon Healy, seen here on Sept. 15, 2016, had a couple key hits on Thursday night. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)