Stories tagged: Oakland Athletics
THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2017, 6:31 P.M.
Seattle Mariners acquire LHP Dillon Overton from Athletics for minor league catcher
The Mariners acquired left-hander Dillon Overton on Thursday from the Athletics and sent minor league catcher Jason Goldstein to Oakland.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, 6:26 P.M.
Curt Schilling eyes U.S. Senate run against Elizabeth Warren
Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling announced plans on Tuesday to run against Elizabeth Warren in the U.S. Senate if his wife agrees, but he declined to apologize to Rhode …
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 8:24 P.M.
Mariners go down quietly in season’s final game
Stephen Vogt hit his 14th home run in the first inning on the only pitch that he saw on the final day of the season and the Oakland Athletics held …
SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016, 11:35 P.M.
Mariners’ postseason drought reaches 15 seasons
The Mariners extended baseball’s longest postseason drought Saturday night with a rousing but ultimately wrenching 9-8 loss to Oakland in 10 innings that officially eliminated them from the wild-card chase.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 11:26 P.M.
Mariners move closer in pursuit of wild-card berth
The Keep Fighting Kids finally got a little help Friday night in their uphill postseason chase – and they took full advantage.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016, 11:02 P.M.
Mariners keep hopes alive by holding off Oakland
It is a harsh reality that the Mariners have reached the final weekend of their season in a position where they can win and still lose ground.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 7:05 P.M.
MLB Notes: Indians acquire OF Coco Crisp for pennant drive from A’s
Cleveland added much-needed outfield depth and postseason experience on Wednesday by acquiring Coco Crisp in a trade with the Oakland Athletics.
SUNDAY, AUG. 14, 2016, 11:07 P.M.
Seager drives in four as Mariners beat A’s for eighth win in nine games
Kyle Seager doubled twice and drove in four runs as the Seattle Mariners won for the eighth time in nine games, beating the Oakland Athletics 8-4 on Sunday.
MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016, 11:05 P.M.
Bullpen steps up to secure Mariners’ 4-3 victory over Athletics
It might be time to start viewing the Mariners’ bullpen as a reliable strength after Monday’s shutdown relay effort closed out a 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2016, 10:31 P.M.
Crisp homers, A’s overcome Hernandez’s gem to sweep Mariners
Coco Crisp hit a two-out homer in the 10th inning to help the Oakland Athletics overcome a dominant outing from Seattle ace Felix Hernandez and beat the Mariners 2-1 Sunday …
FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2016, 11:25 P.M.
Mariners’ new closer gives up ninth-inning, game-winning homer
Chris Coghlan’s one-out homer in the ninth inning Friday night ruined the Mariners’ home opener and silenced the largest regular-season crowd in the history of Safeco Field.
THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016, 11:10 P.M.
Power-happy Mariners set for home opener
For the second straight season, young Mariners right-hander Taijuan Walker will make his season debut against Oakland.
MONDAY, SEPT. 7, 2015
Mariners sweep Oakland for season-high fifth straight win
OAKLAND, Calif. – Here we are, in the season’s final month, and, finally, the Mariners are on a roll. Their 3-2 victory on Sunday completed a three-game sweep of the …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 6, 2015, 9:27 P.M.
M’s win season-high fifth straight
Here we are, in the season’s final month, and, finally, the Mariners are on a roll. Their 3-2 victory on Sunday completed a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 6, 2015
Mariners strike early, roll to victory over Athletics
OAKLAND, Calif. – Sometimes, a plan comes together. Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon stacked the top of his lineup Saturday with a switch-hitter and four lefties in hopes of gaining a …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 5, 2015
Mariners outslug Oakland, win 11-8
OAKLAND, Calif. – Here was the other side of September baseball. The side in the shadows, away from the glare of the postseason chase. Two bottom-feeders playing out the string …
THURSDAY, AUG. 27, 2015
Mariners ride Felix Hernandez, Nelson Cruz to victory over Athletics
SEATTLE – Felix Hernandez and Nelson Cruz were outstanding throughout the Mariners’ 8-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday afternoon at Safeco Field, just as they’ve been – with …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26, 2015, 4:49 P.M.
Felix Hernandez, Nelson Cruz lead Seattle past Oakland
SEATTLE — Realistically, the Seattle Mariners would need to be far closer to a playoff berth for Nelson Cruz to be in consideration for American League MVP. But his numbers …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 26, 2015
Mariners turn tables on Athletics by rallying for victory
SEATTLE – So, OK, the Mariners aren’t the only club capable of blowing a five-run lead against a struggling opponent. Oakland can do it, too. The Mariners overcame another rocky …
TUESDAY, AUG. 25, 2015
Mariners implode after taking 5-0 lead
SEATTLE – Not to say things can’t get worse for the Mariners. There are 37 more games remaining in the season. So opportunities abound, but…Monday night will be tough to …
MONDAY, AUG. 24, 2015, 10:38 P.M.
Things look great for M’s until A’s erupt in fifth
Hisashi Iwakuma took a one-hitter and a five-run lead into the fifth inning. He didn’t make it through the fifth as Oakland posted seven runs and went on to defeat …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015, 9:51 P.M.
Montgomery, Smith lead M’s past A’s
Seattle rookie Mike Montgomery put together another fine start and Seth Smith drove in both Seattle runs as the Mariners defeated Oakland 2-1 on Sunday.
SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2015
Mariners come up empty in 2-0 loss to Oakland
OAKLAND, Calif. – Shutout, nine runs, shutout. It shouldn’t be the least bit surprising that a day after hitting four two-run homers, the Mariners were shut down by a pitcher, …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015, 4:56 P.M.
A’s end home skid against King Felix, beat Mariners
OAKLAND, Calif. — Felix Hernandez turned in another quality start despite not having his best stuff. He still lost a second straight decision for the first time this season.
SATURDAY, JULY 4, 2015
Mariners hit four home runs in victory over Oakland
OAKLAND, Calif. – So, you like fireworks to mark the nation’s birthday? How about four two-run homers Friday night by the Mariners in a 9-5 victory over the Oakland Athletics. …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015, 10:20 P.M.
Mariners hit 4 HRs in win over A’s
OAKLAND, Calif. — J.A. Happ acknowledged his frustration through a series of losses and no-decisions that had piled up since early May. He got a breather Friday night.
FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2015
Mariners go quietly in 4-0 loss to Athletics
OAKLAND, Calif. — This was another one of those games Thursday night for the Seattle Mariners that, if viewed in isolation, might not seem so bad. Veteran Oakland lefty Scott …
THURSDAY, JULY 2, 2015, 10:24 P.M.
A’s Kazmir tough on Mariners
Veteran Oakland lefty Scott Kazmir is among the American League leaders in earned-run average. So mustering little in a 4-0 loss…OK, it happens.
MONDAY, MAY 11, 2015
Felix in the pink
SEATTLE – Before he took the mound on Sunday afternoon and achieved a career milestone significant enough to warrant stadium-wide recognition, Felix Hernandez called his mom. It was Mother’s Day, …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, MAY 10, 2015, 8:22 P.M.
M’s Hernandez gets milestone, remains undefeated
Felix Hernandez became the fourth-youngest player to reach 2,000 career strikeouts while giving up two runs over seven innings to lead the Seattle Mariners to a 4-3 win against the …