Stories tagged: Oakland A's
SATURDAY, SEPT. 10, 2016, 4:25 P.M.
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.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 11:45 P.M.
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.
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016, 11:06 P.M.
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.
FRIDAY, AUG. 12, 2016, 11:06 P.M.
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 …
SUNDAY, JULY 6, 2014
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 …
FRIDAY, OCT. 11, 2013
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 …
THURSDAY, OCT. 10, 2013
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 …
TUESDAY, OCT. 8, 2013
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, …
TUESDAY, JAN. 15, 2013
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 …
FRIDAY, OCT. 12, 2012
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 …
SUNDAY, OCT. 7, 2012
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 …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2012, 4:46 P.M.
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 …
SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2012
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 …
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 2011
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 …
MONDAY, OCT. 4, 2010
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 …
SUNDAY, OCT. 3, 2010
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 …
FRIDAY, OCT. 1, 2010
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 …