Stories tagged: oakland athletics
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019
Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray says he will pursue a career in the NFL over playing baseball for the Oakland Athletics.
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018
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 …
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018
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
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
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
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 …
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018
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, …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
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.
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018
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
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 …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
Stephen Piscotty homered twice and drove in five runs as the Oakland Athletics widened their lead over Seattle for the second A.L. wild-card spot, beating the Mariners 8-2 Sunday.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018
James Paxton returned from the disabled list to strike out 10 batters over five innings, Ben Gamel hit a two-run double, and the Seattle Mariners held off the Oakland Athletics …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 31, 2018
Stephen Piscotty and Matt Chapman homered, Matt Olson had three hits and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Seattle Mariners 7-5 on Friday night.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Wade LeBlanc pitched seven scoreless innings, Mitch Haniger hit his 23rd home run and the Seattle Mariners jumped on the Oakland Athletics early and held on for a 7-1 victory …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018
Jonathan Lucroy homered and drove in four runs, Mike Fiers pitched effectively into the sixth inning, and Oakland maintained its hold on the second wild-card spot by defeating Minnesota 6-2 …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
Light-hitting Dee Gordon homered off Yusmeiro Petit in the 12th inning to break a scoreless tie and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Wednesday to avoid a …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
Mariners ace James Paxton had X-rays on his injured forearm, which came back negative. He was diagnosed with a “left forearm contusion.” Meanwhile, the M’s fell 3-2 against rival Oakland.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
OAKLAND, Calif. – Jed Lowrie drove in four runs to back Sean Manaea and the Oakland Athletics held off a late Seattle rally to beat the Mariners 7-6 on Monday …
Thu., Aug. 9, 2018
The Oakland Athletics have acquired closer Fernando Rodney from the Minnesota Twins. The A’s sent minor league right-hander Dakota Chalmers to Minnesota to complete the deal that adds more depth …
Tue., July 24, 2018
Oakland Athletics opening day starter Kendall Graveman will have Tommy John surgery. A’s manager Bob Melvin says Graveman’s surgery will be performed by Texas Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister. …
Sat., July 21, 2018
After three years of missing the playoffs and dealing away fan favorites Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson and Sonny Gray, the Oakland Athletics are trying to steer themselves in the opposite …
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018
The Oakland Athletics have released veteran reliever Santiago Casilla, five days after he was designated for assignment. The right-hander turns 38 next week and has had control trouble this season.
Mon., July 9, 2018
Fri., June 22, 2018
The Oakland Athletics have activated outfielder Matt Joyce from the 10-day disabled list and optioned outfielder Jake Smolinski to Triple-A Nashville.
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018
Stephen Piscotty and the Athletics tagged Felix Hernandez early, and Oakland ended the Seattle Mariners’ five-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018
Marco Gonzales allowed two hits in seven innings in the longest start of his career, and the Seattle Mariners scored their only run on an error in a 1-0 victory …