Scott Kazmir

The Oakland Athletics added Khris Davis on Friday. (Morry Gash/2015 AP)

A’s get power bat in Khris Davis

The A’s have acquired power-hitting outfielder Khris Davis from the Milwaukee Brewers…

 

A's starter Sonny Gray, left, celebrates with teammates after they shutout the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 on Tuesday night. (Chris Carlson/AP)

Gray throws 3-hitter as A’s beat Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — With every pitch in a masterful three-hitter, Sonny Gray…

 

A's fans will have to find new players to root for after the recent trades of Scott Kazmir, Tyler Clippard and Ben Zobrist. (Ben Margot/AP)

Say it ain’t ‘Zo: Hard to be A’s fan these days

Cheer up, A’s fans! There’s only 67 days left in this train…

 

It has been a lost season for closer Sean Doolittle and the Athletics, who have been stuck in last place in the AL West for most of the last three months.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

A’s Season Is Doolittle, Too Late

The Athletics have been in last place for 76 of the last…

It has been a lost season for closer Sean Doolittle and the Athletics, who have been stuck in last place in the AL West for most of the last three months.  (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
A’s general manager Billy Beane waved a white flag on the season when he traded pitcher Scott Kazmir, above, to Houston, leading to public discussion on the way owner Lew Wolff does business. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Time for Wolff to sell A’s

They still came to the ballpit, a few thousand folks on a…

A’s general manager Billy Beane waved a white flag on the season when he traded pitcher Scott Kazmir, above, to Houston, leading to public discussion on the way owner Lew Wolff does business. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
When the A’s traded Scott Kazmir, above, to Houston for a pair of young prospects, the news hit his teammates pretty hard. (Ben Margot/ap)

Vogt on Kazmir trade: ‘Our whole team got ambushed’

Oakland — It was so quiet in the Athletics’ clubhouse on Thursday…

When the A’s traded Scott Kazmir, above, to Houston for a pair of young prospects, the news hit his teammates pretty hard. (Ben Margot/ap)
Oakland Athletics pitcher Drew Pomeranz works against the Toronto Blue Jays in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Donaldson homers, rubs salt in A’s wound

The highest-scoring offense in the majors is heating up at the right…

Oakland Athletics pitcher Drew Pomeranz works against the Toronto Blue Jays in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Oakland Athletics' Stephen Vogt (21) and Josh Reddick celebrate after Vogt drove in the winning run against the Minnesota Twins in the 10th inning on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Burns, A’s steal one for a change

Shoddy defense, a leaky bullpen and struggles in close games left the…

Oakland Athletics' Stephen Vogt (21) and Josh Reddick celebrate after Vogt drove in the winning run against the Minnesota Twins in the 10th inning on Saturday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
A's pitcher Scott Kazmir

Kazmir exits with tight triceps, A’s lose to Yankees

NEW YORK — Scott Kazmir hopes it was just dehydration that caused…

A's pitcher Scott Kazmir
Matt Cain struggled in his first big-league outing in nearly a year on Thursday against the Miami Marlins. (J Pat Carter/AP)

Cain isn’t able

The human impulse is to be patient with Matt Cain, knowing what…

Matt Cain struggled in his first big-league outing in nearly a year on Thursday against the Miami Marlins. (J Pat Carter/AP)
A's starter Scott Kazmir could be headed to the Chicago Cubs — along with the versatile Ben Zobrist — before the trade deadline. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

A’s lose again, trade rumors mount

As the sun continues to fade on the Athletics in the West,…

A's starter Scott Kazmir could be headed to the Chicago Cubs — along with the versatile Ben Zobrist — before the trade deadline. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Oakland Athletics pitcher Scott Kazmir throws to the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.  (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

Kazmir pitches into 8th, A’s hold off Pujols, Angels 3-2

OAKLAND -- Athletics closer Tyler Clippard nearly paid a hefty price after…

Oakland Athletics pitcher Scott Kazmir throws to the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 21, 2015, in Oakland, Calif.  (AP Photo/George Nikitin)
Jim Mone/APScott Kazmir was tagged for six runs on seven hits and two walks over six innings in the Minnesota Twins' 13-0 handling of the A's.

Kazmir crushed in Twins' win over A's

MINNEAPOLIS — As Eddie Rosario leaned against his locker and checked the…

Jim Mone/APScott Kazmir was tagged for six runs on seven hits and two walks over six innings in the Minnesota Twins' 13-0 handling of the A's.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoA's pitcher Scott Kazmir was lights out in his season debut Wednesday

Balls: Would be nice for Kazmir to stay a while

Brace yourselves, A’s fans. You’ve see this tear-jerker before. The other team…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP File PhotoA's pitcher Scott Kazmir was lights out in his season debut Wednesday
Marcio Joe Sanchez/APOakland starting pitcher Scott Kazmir throws during the sixth inning of the A's 10-0 victory over the Texas Rangers.

Kazmir strikes out 10 as A's pound Rangers

OAKLAND — Scott Kazmir struck out 10 and was backed by a…

Marcio Joe Sanchez/APOakland starting pitcher Scott Kazmir throws during the sixth inning of the A's 10-0 victory over the Texas Rangers.
Ben Margot/APA's manager Bob Melvin

A's continue to stumble, fall to Rangers

OAKLAND -- Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski, and…

Ben Margot/APA's manager Bob Melvin
Ben Margot/AP file photoSonny Gray is strong at the top of the A’s rotation

A's need to keep an eye on the back end of rotation

It's never too early to start thinking about midseason trades, if for…

Ben Margot/AP file photoSonny Gray is strong at the top of the A’s rotation
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

Kazmir providing A’s exactly what they needed

He’s a decade younger than the man whose hard-to-define role as the…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.

A’s ruin home opener for Twins with 8-3 victory

MINNEAPOLIS — The A’s can win a lot of different ways, as…

Carlos Osorio/APA’s starting pitcher Jesse Chavez takes his hat off after being relieved in the sixth inning of Wednesday’s loss in Detroit.
AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir works against the Cleveland Indians in the first inning of a baseball game on Wednesday

Kazmir leads Athletics past Indians 6-1

Scott Kazmir shut out his former team into the eighth inning in…

AP Photo/Ben MargotOakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir works against the Cleveland Indians in the first inning of a baseball game on Wednesday