MLB Owners Lock Out Players For 1st Work Stoppage Since 1995Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport’s collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring training and opening day.
Rays Send Righty Brent Honeywell Jr. To Oakland For CashThe Tampa Bay Rays sent right-hander Brent Honeywell Jr. to the Oakland Athletics for cash on Thursday, one of a series of moves ahead of Friday's reserve list deadline.
Mariners Win For 10th Time In 11 Games; A's Out“We expected to go to the postseason this year. We had our opportunities here down the stretch and we didn’t play well enough to get there. So guys are very disappointing,” Oakland manager Bob Melvin said.
Haniger's Homer Helps M's Beat A's 4-2, Close In Wild CardMitch Haniger hit his 100th home run and third in two games, and the Seattle Mariners pulled within a half-game of the second AL wild card berth by beating the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Tuesday night.
Andrus Breaks Leg Scoring Winning Run For A'sOakland Athletics shortstop Elvis Andrus was put on the 10-day injured list Sunday, a day after breaking his left leg while scoring the winning run against the Houston Astros.
Marte's Double In 9th Lifts A's 2-1 Over AstrosThe A’s are four games behind AL wild card co-leaders Boston and New York, with Seattle and Toronto also in their way.
Montas Reaches 200 Ks, A's Pound First-Place Astros 14-2Frankie Montas pitched two-hit ball over seven innings and became the first Athletics pitcher in 20 years to reach 200 strikeouts in a season, helping Oakland pound the Houston Astros 14-2 on Friday night to support its slim playoff hopes.
A's Beat Angels 3-2, Stay In WC RaceThe A’s completed a three-game sweep and went 15-4 against the Angels, their most wins against them in a season.
Kaprielian, A's Beat Angels 3-1 To Keep Pace For Wild CardJames Kaprielian pitched two-hit ball over six innings, Matt Olson hit his 36th home run and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 Saturday night.
Rangers Score Five In 8th, Come Back To Nip A's 8-6Jonah Heim hit a two-run home run with two outs in the eighth to cap a five-run rally, lifting the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 8-6 on Saturday.
Olson's 4 RBIs Lead A's Past Rangers For 3rd Straight WinMatt Olson had four hits and drove in four runs, Starling Marte added an RBI triple and the A's beat the Texas Rangers 10-5 on Friday night for their third straight victory.
Hernández Hits 100th HR, Jays Go Deep 4 Times, Beat A's 10-8Teoscar Hernández hit his 100th career home run, José Berríos took a no-hitter into the fifth inning and the Blue Jays survived a late scare to beat the Oakland Athletics 10-8 Saturday, Toronto’s sixth win in seven games.