Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning. Mired in an 0-for-14 rut, Moss turned things around on one pitch. He hit a go-ahead single during a six-run rally in the ninth […]
It all fell apart for Oakland starter Jesse Chavez in a very brief span. Chavez gave up a career-high three homers as the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the […]
A warm day helped Brandon Moss reach another milestone and it helped Jeff Samardzija enjoy even more run support. Moss hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics gave Samardzija more run support than he […]
What should have been a runaway win for the Oakland Athletics ended with questions and concerns. Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with a sprained right thumb. […]
All that walkoff magic followed by whipped cream-pie celebrations the Oakland Athletics have enjoyed in recent years turned the Astros’ way this time. The big hit was missing, and the A’s watched L.J. Hoes connect […]
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
HOUSTON (AP) Tommy Milone said he had his best outing of the year Sunday against the Astros. Milone, however, could not get out of the seventh. Collin McHugh allowed two hits over 8 2-3 stellar […]
HOUSTON (AP) Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle wishes he could have Saturday night’s outing back. “That was just unacceptable,” Doolittle said, taking the blame for the Athletics’ 7-6 loss to the Houston Astros. Doolittle (0-2) faced […]
On a day when his fastball didn’t have much bite and his breaking pitches were flat, Jesse Chavez finally got the victory that had eluded him through the first two weeks of the season. The […]
Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.
As football wraps up for the season, baseball spring training is just around the corner. But for many local guys, they’ve already been preparing for months.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Bartolo Colon is getting back into the groove that made him the Athletics most dominant pitcher early in the season. He’s even got a new spot in the major league record books […]