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Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Mariners’ 4-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics

Mike Leake delivered a quality start, Roenis Elias was dominant in relief and the Mariners hit three home runs in a 4-3 victory against the visiting Oakland Athletics on Tuesday …


Mariners belt 3 homers, beat Athletics 4-3

Daniel Vogelbach, Tim Beckham and Mitch Haniger homered, Roenis Elias pitched out of a bases-loaded jam and the Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 Tuesday night. Mike Leake earned the …


UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 11:52 p.m.

Mariners rally to defeat Oakland in extra innings, snap four-game skid

The Mariners scored twice in the bottom of the 10th inning to defeat Oakland 6-5 Monday, snapping a four-game losing streak.


UPDATED: Sat., May 11, 2019, 5:40 p.m.

Blue Jays acquire Edwin Jackson, who would set record of 14 teams

Edwin Jackson was acquired by Toronto from Oakland for cash and would set a record by pitching for 14 major league teams when he makes his Blue Jays debut. A …


Oakland’s Mike Fiers joins exclusive list with 2nd no-hitter

Oakland right-hander Mike Fiers heard from friends from around the world after throwing his second career no-hitter. He also enjoyed a special call with his father Bruce, who said the …


UPDATED: Wed., May 8, 2019, 2:37 a.m.

No-no! A’s Mike Fiers throws 2nd career no-hitter, beats Reds

Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics pitched his second career no-hitter by shutting down the Cincinnati Reds with help from two spectacular defensive plays in a 2-0 victory. Fiers followed …


Skye’s the limit! A’s call up outfield prospect Skye Bolt

The Skye’s the limit for Oakland Athletics outfielder Skye Bolt. The A’s called up the 25-year-old switch-hitter, who is joining the team for a three-game interleague series in Pittsburgh. Bolt …


UPDATED: Mon., April 22, 2019, 7:24 p.m.

Athletics’ Khris Davis is a walking statistical anomaly

Chris Davis’ streak has ended, which means we now can concentrate on Khris Davis’ streak.


Khris Davis wants to lead A’s to playoffs again and again

Khris Davis was feted by Athletics teammates and employees a day after Oakland announced his new deal adding $33.75 million that runs through 2021. Davis entered Friday tied for the …


UPDATED: Thu., April 18, 2019, 2:59 p.m.

Khris Davis, A’s agree to deal adding $33.75M for ‘20, ‘21

Khris Davis and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a contract adding $33.75 million for 2020 and ‘21, which increases the slugger’s guarantee to $50.25 million over three years, a …


Athletics-Rangers game postponed after long day of rain

The Texas Rangers got yet another day off when their game night against the Oakland Athletics was postponed because of rain. After scheduled days off Monday and Thursday, the Rangers …


Edwin Jackson agrees to deal with Oakland A’s, his 13th team

Edwin Jackson has agreed to a minor league deal with the Oakland Athletics, which last year became the record-matching 13th big league team for the veteran right-hander. A’s manager Bob …


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 10:11 p.m.

American League West preview: Houston Astros have sights set on another trip to World Series

Previews of the teams in the American League West


UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 9:54 a.m.

Ichiro says goodbye to adoring fans; Mariners beat A’s in 12

Ichiro Suzuki showered with cheers and chants while taking his final bow in a magnificent career that lasted nearly three decades.


Mariners’ Marco Gonzales carries Gonzaga memory to mound for Opening Day start

Whether they stayed up into the early-morning hours to watch or decided to catch the highlights, Marco Gonzales’ former coaches at Gonzaga saw a familiar scene when the southpaw took …


As the Mariners open 2019 season in Japan, Ichiro receives a fitting – if a bit awkward – hero’s welcome

At about 1 p.m., the Tokyo Dome’s outside concourse was abuzz with baseball fans avoiding their jobs and responsibility – an opening-day tradition that can be found even in Japan’s …


Ichiro cheered at Tokyo Dome, Mariners top A’s 9-7 in opener

Ichiro Suzuki drew the loudest ovation back home in Japan and Domingo Santana delivered the biggest hit, launching a grand slam that led the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics …


UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 4:18 p.m.

Seattle Mariners season preview capsule: What to keep an eye on in rebuilding year

There will be as much attention on what is happening in the minors as what is happening with the major league club.


UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 9:45 p.m.

Ichiro Suzuki, Mariners arrive in Tokyo, a sure sign baseball only days away

Ichiro wore a gray-and-black hat and slipped quickly through the arrival gate at Haneda Airport.


UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10:08 p.m.

Mariners can’t wait to see reaction for Ichiro Suzuki in Japan

The Seattle Mariners are about to experience firsthand what Ichiro Suzuki means to his home country. Suzuki’s return to Japan is one of the big attractions as Seattle and Oakland …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 12:05 p.m.

Kyler Murray chooses NFL over baseball and A’s

Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray says he will pursue a career in the NFL over playing baseball for the Oakland Athletics.


Oakland brings back right-hander Mike Fiers on two-year, $14M deal

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 …


Rangers trade Jurickson Profar to A’s in 3-team deal involving Rays

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.

Athletics plan waterfront ballpark to open in 2023

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, Atlanta’s Brian Snitker voted top managers

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’s first-inning homer launches New York Yankees to win in American League wild-card game

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 …


Seeking relief, Oakland Athletics to start Liam Hendriks in A.L. wild-card game

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, …


Oakland clobbers Mariners in Felix Hernandez’s final start of season

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.


Mariners rally in 11th, end A’s chances at A.L. West title with 10-8 victory

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.

A’s clinch then party at Mariners’ expense

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 …