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Oakland Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. The 26-year-old right-hander is 9-2 with a 2.70 ERA in 13 starts. The A’s are 40-36, meaning Montas could return for the final week of the regular season, but he is ineligible for postseason play this year. Montas says he unknowingly took a contaminated supplement he bought over the counter in the United States.
With each solid start, Mike Leake moves closer to becoming the next Mariners veteran player to be traded in the 2019 season.
Kyle Seager’s two-run double with the bases loaded in the eighth inning sparked a four-run rally as the Seattle Mariners defeated the host Oakland Athletics 6-3 Sunday afternoon.
The most recent loss came Saturday night when right-hander Gerson Bautista, who was “starting” for his second straight appearance, gave up three runs and never got out of the first inning, issuing three walks and giving up two hits.
For the fifth time this season, the Mariners used a reliever before their primary pitcher Saturday night at Oakland. And for the third time, the opener allowed three runs in the first inning.
Marco Gonzales delivered his best outing in recent weeks to limit the use of the bullpen while the Mariners’ offense provided more than enough run support in a 9-2 victory over the A’s.
Marco Gonzales pitched seven strong innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the host Oakland Athletics 9-2 Friday night.
Oakland Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty will be out until at least next week after undergoing surgery to remove a melanoma from his right ear. The 28-year-old Piscotty had the operation after the melanoma on the outer lobe of his ear was discovered during a routine spot check on May 28. A biopsy came back positive a week later.
Athletics slugger Khris Davis is back from a stint on the injured list because of a bruised left hip and oblique muscle. The designated hitter, who led the majors with 48 home runs in 2018, was set to start batting cleanup for Oakland in the middle game of a weekend series against the Houston Astros. He went on the injured list May 24, retroactive to May 22, after getting hurt May 5 at Pittsburgh.
Matt Chapman homered for the second consecutive day, Josh Phegley also went deep and had three RBIs, and the streaking Oakland Athletics won their ninth straight, beating the Seattle Mariners 7-1 to complete a three-game sweep Sunday.
Mike Fiers won in his first start at the Coliseum since pitching a no-hitter earlier this month and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-5 for their eighth straight win.
Domingo Santana hit two solo homers and Mitch Haniger had one for Seattle, which lost its fifth in a row.
The most recent failure, a 6-2 loss to the A’s on Friday night, only added to the prolonged misery that includes a four-game losing streak and losses in 19 of their past 24 games.
Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back home runs as the Oakland Athletics defeated the visiting Mariners 6-2 Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory.
Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis is undergoing an MRI on his ailing left hip in Cleveland, but the team has opted against placing him on the injured list for now. On Tuesday night, Oakland manager Bob Melvin and Davis both said the 2018 major league home run leader would be going on the 10-day IL after the injury flared up during a 5-3 win over the Indians.
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 night.
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 win as the Mariners sent the A’s to their third straight loss, and fourth in six games.
The Mariners scored twice in the bottom of the 10th inning to defeat Oakland 6-5 Monday, snapping a four-game losing streak.
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 35-year-old right-hander, Jackson would be appearing in his 17th big league season. He signed a minor league contract with Oakland last month and was 1-0 with a 6.75 ERA in three games, two at Triple-A and one at Class A. He is expected to report to the Blue Jays.
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 performance put a smile on his face.