Stories tagged: Oakland Athletics
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray says he will pursue a career in the NFL over playing baseball for the Oakland Athletics.
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Free-agent right-hander Mike Fiers agreed to a two-year contract worth more than $14 million to stay with the Oakland Athletics, who were determined to find an experienced starter this offseason …
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 6:38 p.m.
ARLINGTON, Texas – Texas traded infielder Jurickson Profar to the Oakland Athletics on Friday in a three-team deal that included Tampa Bay and netted the Rangers four prospects. Oakland also …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 4:41 p.m.
The Oakland Athletics have found a waterfront location for their ballpark, with picturesque views toward San Francisco, the Bay Bridge and Port of Oakland. Their goal to open in 2023. …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 6:02 p.m.
Oakland’s Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honor after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest opening-day payroll …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 3, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer in the first inning, Luis Severino atoned for flopping in his postseason debut last year and the New York Yankees …
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Reliever Liam Hendriks will start for the Oakland Athletics in Wednesday night’s A.L. wild-card game against the New York Yankees. Hendriks was designated for assignment in June and cleared waivers, …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
The final start of 2018 for Felix Hernandez had all the familiar feelings of his season as a whole – mixed emotions as varied as his results.
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 11:26 p.m.
Mariners rally past Oakland with two-run homer by Chris Hermann in the 11th inning. The 10-8 victory gave Houston the A.L. West division title.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 11:19 p.m.
The deciding moment came just about two minutes after the first pitch had been thrown Monday night at Safeco Field. A result from a game 3,000 miles away — a …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 10:45 p.m.
James Paxton returned from the disabled list to strike out 10 batters over five innings, Ben Gamel hit a two-run double, and the Seattle Mariners held off the Oakland Athletics …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018, 10:58 p.m.
Stephen Piscotty and Matt Chapman homered, Matt Olson had three hits and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Seattle Mariners 7-5 on Friday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Wade LeBlanc pitched seven scoreless innings, Mitch Haniger hit his 23rd home run and the Seattle Mariners jumped on the Oakland Athletics early and held on for a 7-1 victory …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
Jonathan Lucroy homered and drove in four runs, Mike Fiers pitched effectively into the sixth inning, and Oakland maintained its hold on the second wild-card spot by defeating Minnesota 6-2 …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 11:22 p.m.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 6:54 p.m.
Light-hitting Dee Gordon homered off Yusmeiro Petit in the 12th inning to break a scoreless tie and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Wednesday to avoid a …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Mariners ace James Paxton had X-rays on his injured forearm, which came back negative. He was diagnosed with a “left forearm contusion.” Meanwhile, the M’s fell 3-2 against rival Oakland.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
OAKLAND, Calif. – Jed Lowrie drove in four runs to back Sean Manaea and the Oakland Athletics held off a late Seattle rally to beat the Mariners 7-6 on Monday …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018, 8 p.m.
The Oakland Athletics have acquired closer Fernando Rodney from the Minnesota Twins. The A’s sent minor league right-hander Dakota Chalmers to Minnesota to complete the deal that adds more depth …
Tue., July 24, 2018, 5:09 p.m.
Oakland Athletics opening day starter Kendall Graveman will have Tommy John surgery. A’s manager Bob Melvin says Graveman’s surgery will be performed by Texas Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister. …
Sat., July 21, 2018, 5:15 p.m.
After three years of missing the playoffs and dealing away fan favorites Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson and Sonny Gray, the Oakland Athletics are trying to steer themselves in the opposite …
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
The Oakland Athletics have released veteran reliever Santiago Casilla, five days after he was designated for assignment. The right-hander turns 38 next week and has had control trouble this season.
Mon., July 9, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
Fri., June 22, 2018, 4:13 p.m.
The Oakland Athletics have activated outfielder Matt Joyce from the 10-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Jake Smolinski to Triple-A Nashville.
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 10:41 p.m.
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 5:37 p.m.
Stephen Piscotty and the Athletics tagged Felix Hernandez early, and Oakland ended the Seattle Mariners’ five-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
Marco Gonzales allowed two hits in seven innings in the longest start of his career, and the Seattle Mariners scored their only run on an error in a 1-0 victory …