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UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 10:04 p.m.

A’s beat Mariners 8-2, leaving Seattle near desperation

Stephen Piscotty homered twice and drove in five runs as the Oakland Athletics widened their lead over Seattle for the second A.L. wild-card spot, beating the Mariners 8-2 Sunday.



Athletics acquire reliever Mike Fiers from Tigers

Mike Fiers may end up with another chance to pitch in the postseason. The Oakland Athletics acquired the right-hander from the Detroit Tigers on Monday for two players to be …


Felix Hernandez wins in Oakland again as Mariners beat A’s

Felix Hernandez pitched six scoreless innings to continue his dominance at the Oakland Coliseum and the Seattle Mariners beat the Athletics 14-3 on Saturday.


Mariners edge Oakland, move up in wild-card standings

The Seattle Mariners moved up another notch Friday night in the American League wild-card standings by holding on for for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics.


Hisashi Iwakuma continues torrid trend as Mariners edge Oakland

Hisashi Iwakuma leads the majors in victories since May 20, and if that seems an arbitrary date, so be it.


Khris Davis, Yonder Alonso spark Oakland to win over Mariners

Yonder Alonso hit a tiebreaking two-run single in the sixth inning off rookie Joe Wieland and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-3 on Friday night to end the Mariners’ six-game …


Mariners’ McClendon aware A’s just got much better

CHICAGO – Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon was more than aware that the best team in baseball got significantly better late Friday night. The news of the Oakland Athletics blockbuster trade …


Verlander sends Tigers past A’s in Game 5 gem

OAKLAND, Calif. – With the season on the line once more in Oakland, Justin Verlander pitched another Game 5 gem. Verlander carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and …


Tigers turn to Verlander again for Game 5

OAKLAND, Calif. – These decisive Game 5s sure are becoming familiar for Justin Verlander. Just like last October in Oakland, the Tigers have been pushed to a winner-take-all fifth game …


A’s on verge of moving on to ALCS

DETROIT – The Oakland Athletics have beaten Detroit with both pitching and power. And that’s left the Tigers on the brink of elimination – and simmering with frustration. Brandon Moss, …


New deal for Melvin

Bob Melvin has repeatedly described the comfort of managing right at home in the Bay Area – and Billy Beane has described the comfort in having a winning, “modern-day” manager …


Tigers ride Justin Verlander back to ALCS

OAKLAND, Calif. – Already an ace and MVP, Justin Verlander proved to be the Detroit Tigers’ ultimate closer, too. Verlander struck out 11 in a four-hitter, pitching Detroit into a …


Detroit takes series opener over Oakland

DETROIT – Justin Verlander allowed a home run to the first batter of the game – and quickly shrugged it off. This hard-throwing ace doesn’t usually hit his stride until …


A’s rally to beat Mariners 7-4 in 10 innings

Josh Donaldson hit a tying two-run home run in the ninth inning and Brandon Moss hit a game-ending three-run homer in the 10th, and the Oakland Athletics gained ground on …


A’s Beane proud of the ‘Moneyball’ legacy

VILLANOVA, Pa. – Billy Beane’s influence on using baseball statistics and economics in building a team has stretched from the diamond to the silver screen. He may even help Brad …


Newcomer Furbush impressive in debut with Mariners

Casper Wells has had a four-day observation period of his new ballclub, and what he has seen so far of the Mariners doesn’t jibe with their lowly place in the …


Mariners look to future as A’s send Seattle to 101st loss

SEATTLE – Nobody with the Seattle Mariners was immune from the strain of a 101-loss season that ended Sunday with a 4-3 defeat to the Oakland A’s. But there were …


Ms triple displeasure, reaching 100-loss mark for 5th time

SEATTLE – With one game remaining, the Seattle Mariners have attached themselves to a couple of numbers that were difficult for anyone to imagine when the season began. Saturday night’s …


Seattle’s poor pitching, errors culprits in loss to A’s

SEATTLE – The Mariners crept a little closer to the 100-loss mark on Thursday with an 8-1 loss to the Oakland A’s at Safeco Field. The game was forgettable in …