Stephen Vogt

Stephen Vogt goes over grips with Sean Manaea in the Oakland Athletics dugout on May 25. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

A’s cut fan, clubhouse favorite

The A’s are 18.5 games behind the Astros in the standings, meaning…

 

Jesse Hahn calls for the ball as Marwin Gonzalez rounds the bases after hitting a home run in the second inning of Thursday's game. (Jacob C. Palmer/S.F. Examiner)

Jesse Hahn’s sloppy outing dooms A’s

OAKLAND — As he was going through warmups in the bullpen, Jesse Hahn…

 

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…

 

A's outfielder Khris Davis (2) rounds second base after hitting a home run off the Angels' Ricky Nolasco in the sixth inning on Opening Night, 2017, at the Oakland Coliseum. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Khris Davis powers A’s past Angels on Opening Night

OAKLAND — Some 15 minutes after Rickey Henderson's opening night press conference…

A's outfielder Khris Davis (2) rounds second base after hitting a home run off the Angels' Ricky Nolasco in the sixth inning on Opening Night, 2017, at the Oakland Coliseum. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
David Hernandez shares a laugh with former Giant Aubrey Huff in 2009. Before joining the Giants on Wednesday, Hernandez played in Baltimore, Arizona and Philadelphia. (Keith Allison/Flickr)

Spring training updates: Giants add vet to bullpen mix

On the first day of official workouts, Bruce Bochy has a good…

David Hernandez shares a laugh with former Giant Aubrey Huff in 2009. Before joining the Giants on Wednesday, Hernandez played in Baltimore, Arizona and Philadelphia. (Keith Allison/Flickr)
(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

After two last-place finishes, A’s hope crop of young starters can deliver wins

OAKLAND — Before grabbing his seat in the East Side club —…

(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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)
Stephen Vogt is the first player in Oakland Athletics franchise history to win the Jim "Catfish" Hunter Award three times. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

Stephen Vogt wins ‘Catfish’ Hunter Award for third time

OAKLAND — Another day, another award for Stephen Vogt. “The Triple Crown,”…

Stephen Vogt is the first player in Oakland Athletics franchise history to win the Jim "Catfish" Hunter Award three times. (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)

Sean Manaea deals, but A’s lose to Astros in 10

In the middle of the sixth inning, a TV camera caught Jose…

Oakland Athletics pitcher Sean Manaea, seen here Sept. 14, was sharp on Tuesday. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)

A’s club Royals to complete sweep

The Oakland Athletics haven’t been great this year, but against the Kansas…

Daniel Mengden. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS)
Billy Butler was released from the Oakland A's on Sunday.. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Red Sox thump A’s

OAKLAND — The Oakland Athletics gifted David Ortiz a Big Papi-sized bottle of…

Billy Butler was released from the Oakland A's on Sunday.. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Stephen Vogt celebrates after hitting a home run in the bottom of the fourth inning of the Oakland A's victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday.(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Graveman pitches A’s past O’s

OAKLAND — In 13 seasons as a major league manager, Bob Melvin…

Stephen Vogt celebrates after hitting a home run in the bottom of the fourth inning of the Oakland A's victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday.(Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Bob Melvin, left, pays a visit to the mound with pitcher Sonny Gray and catcher Stephen Vogt, right, in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. The Twins won 4-0. (Jim Mone/AP)

A’s waste Gray start, shut out by Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS — Sonny Gray had his good stuff on Wednesday at Target…

Bob Melvin, left, pays a visit to the mound with pitcher Sonny Gray and catcher Stephen Vogt, right, in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. The Twins won 4-0. (Jim Mone/AP)
Rich Hill works against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

From independent ball to major league trade piece

Before a recent Oakland Athletics’ home game, a longtime scout ambled into…

Rich Hill works against the Texas Rangers in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 18, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Billy Butler and the Oakland A’s fell victim to a series of misfortunate events on Sunday. (Eric Risberg/AP)

A’s skipper has rough Sunday

OAKLAND — A day that began with ace Sonny Gray being placed…

Billy Butler and the Oakland A’s fell victim to a series of misfortunate events on Sunday. (Eric Risberg/AP)
Baltimore’s Jonathan Schoop reacts after striking out against Oakland starter Rich Hill in the first game of their doubleheader on Saturday. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

A’s, Orioles split twinbill

BALTIMORE  — Chris Davis homered, Ubaldo Jimenez pitched eight effective innings and…

Baltimore’s Jonathan Schoop reacts after striking out against Oakland starter Rich Hill in the first game of their doubleheader on Saturday. (Patrick Semansky/AP)
Nori Aoki slides into third base as Stephen Vogt’s throw gets past third baseman Mark Canha. Aoki then scampered home for the winning run. (Ben Margot/AP)

A’s error allows Mariners to steal series opener

OAKLAND — The Athletics’ demons have not been exorcised after all. Despite…

Nori Aoki slides into third base as Stephen Vogt’s throw gets past third baseman Mark Canha. Aoki then scampered home for the winning run. (Ben Margot/AP)
The A’s will return home after going 5-5 on a 10-game road trip. They lost to the Tigers on Thursday 7-3. (Paul Sancya/AP)

A’s wrap up road trip with loss in Detroit

DETROIT — After Oakland opened a trip with a three-game sweep of…

The A’s will return home after going 5-5 on a 10-game road trip. They lost to the Tigers on Thursday 7-3. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Oakland Athletics' Stephen Vogt, right, is congratulated by third base coach Ron Washington after hitting a home run off Kansas City Royals' Dillon Gee in the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

A’s, Royals split opening games of weekend set

OAKLAND — Sonny Gray wasn't at his sharpest, but the A's ace gutted…

Oakland Athletics' Stephen Vogt, right, is congratulated by third base coach Ron Washington after hitting a home run off Kansas City Royals' Dillon Gee in the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Rich Hill was the surprise Opening Day starter for the Oakland A’s after their ace Sonny Gray was hospitalized with food poisoning on Monday. Hill lasted just 2.2 innings before being pulled. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

New season, same old A’s

OAKLAND — For the A’s, the nightmare of an opener began long…

Rich Hill was the surprise Opening Day starter for the Oakland A’s after their ace Sonny Gray was hospitalized with food poisoning on Monday. Hill lasted just 2.2 innings before being pulled. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)