Coronavirus Updates: COVID-19 Headlines & Developments On March 30, 2020Here are the latest news updates on the coronavirus for March 30, 2020.
A’s Minor League Coach, A Former Stockton Ports Manager, On Ventilator After Testing Positive For CoronavirusA longtime coach in the Oakland Athletics minor league system has tested positive for coronavirus and is on a ventilator, his family says.
Diaz Hits 2 Homers, Rays Beat A’s 5-1 In AL Wild-Card GameYandy Diaz slugged baseball's lowest spender into a matchup with mighty Houston, Charlie Morton silenced the powerful Athletics on the mound, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Oakland at its own game 5-1 in the AL wild-card round Wednesday night.
Baseball Report: AL Wild Card Race Coming Down To WireThe Athletics, Rays and Indians are all vying for two American League wild card spots, as the MLB season enters its final week.
Olson's Deep Homer Helps A's Rally Late To Beat Royals 2-1Matt Olson hit a tying homer leading off the seventh, Seth Brown hit a go-ahead double two batters later, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Tuesday night.
A's Waste Late Lead To Royals, Lead Over Tampa Bay Down To 1Brett Phillips hit a tying home run off Liam Hendricks in the ninth inning, Adalberto Mondesi followed with an RBI double and the Kansas City Royals beat Oakland 6-5 on Monday night to end the Athletics' six-game winning streak.
Bumgarner Pitches Giants Past Athletics In Bay Bridge SeriesMadison Bumgarner struck out nine over seven innings and outdueled fellow left-hander Brett Anderson, pitching the San Francisco Giants past the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night despite a late threat.
Fiers Extends Win Streak To 8 As A's Thump Cardinals, 8-3Mike Fiers took a shutout into the sixth inning for his eighth consecutive win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-3 on Saturday night.
Rookie CG For Rangers Wraps Up Doubleheader Sweep Over A'sAdrian Sampson provided quite a nightcap for the Texas Rangers after they retired the No. 29 jersey of former third baseman Adrián Beltré between games of a rare doubleheader.
Rangers Double Up A's 10-5 In 1st Game Of Split Doubleheader Tim Federowicz homered in his first big league game this season, Nomar Mazara also went deep and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 10-5 in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday.
Semien's Second Homer Gives Athletics 5-3 Win Over RangersWith a doubleheader set for Saturday, Athletics manager Bob Melvin is trying to find spots to rest his regulars. He was glad he left Marcus Semien in the lineup Friday night.
Piscotty Leads Resourceful Athletics Past Angels, 7-4Stephen Piscotty homered and drove in two runs, and Mike Fiers pitched six solid innings in the Oakland Athletics' 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.
Laureano, Montas Help Oakland Snap 5-Game Losing Streak Ramón Laureano had two hits, including a home run, Frankie Montas threw six solid innings and the Oakland Athletics snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
Fisher's Homer Leads Astros Past Athletics 3-2With several key stars sidelined by injuries, the Houston Astros relied on some lesser-known fill-ins who were in the minors just a week ago.
Ohtani's Two-Run Single In The Ninth Lifts Angels Past A's Shohei Ohtani hit a tiebreaking two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels snapped Oakland's longest winning streak in 13 years at 10 games with a 6-4 victory Tuesday night.