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Olson (hamstring) likely done for season

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:06:10 EDT

A's first baseman Matt Olson, the rookie who has made homering a hobby, will likely be shut down for the season with a left hamstring injury.



LIVE Color Feed: Mariners vs. Athletics

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 21:40:35 EDT

Video highlights, Statcast info, analysis, tweets, key updates, the latest news and more from the Gameday Color Feed.



Davis' 41st HR paces A's in sweep of Texas

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:52:03 EDT

Jharel Cotton tossed five scoreless innings and Khris Davis drilled his 41st home run as part of a five-run fifth inning as the A's topped the Rangers, who fell 5 1/2 games back of the Twins for the second AL Wild Card spot. The A's, who have won seven in a row, also got two RBIs from Matt Chapman and Jed Lowrie. Nomar Mazara hit his 20th home run of the season for the Rangers.



This young A's fan made a nice catch

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:43:08 EDT

This young A's fan made a nice catch



Maxwell reflects on whirlwind weekend

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:18:55 EDT

Catcher Bruce Maxwell kneeled during the national anthem on Saturday, becoming the first Major League player to protest during the "Star Spangled Banner". He did so again before Sunday's finale against the Rangers.



Confident Cotton finishing strong for A's

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 20:42:15 EDT

After missing a start he was highly anticipating, A's right-hander Jharel Cotton made good use of his return to the mound. Cotton threw five scoreless innings on Sunday, allowing one hit and one walk while striking out six as the A's finished off a sweep of the Rangers with an 8-1 win.



Pinder, Powell unlikely to play again this season

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 16:42:37 EDT

With seven games left in the regular season after Sunday's finale against the Rangers, two A's outfielders may have already seen their seasons come to an end. Oakland Bob Melvin said both Boog Powell (bruised left kneecap) and Chad Pinder (concussion) may not play again this season.



A's Top 30 prospects list

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:13:40 EDT

Who do the Athletics have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Oakland's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.



Surging A's top Rangers, win sixth straight

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:50:07 EDT

Five A's pitchers combined for a shutout and Khris Davis connected for his 40th home run of the season as Oakland topped the Rangers, who fell 4 1/2 games back of the Twins for the second AL Wild Card spot.



One for the books: A's Davis hits 40th homer

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 00:55:45 EDT

With a scorching homer to lead off the second inning against the Rangers on Saturday, Khris Davis reached the 40-homer mark for the second consecutive season.



A's Maxwell kneels during anthem

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 02:01:36 EDT

A's catcher Bruce Maxwell took a knee during the national anthem prior to Saturday's game against the Rangers.



Back issues cause Manaea to miss start

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 21:19:35 EDT

A's left-hander Sean Manaea was scratched from Saturday's start because of a back issue. Right-hander Raul Alcantara will start in Manaea's place.Manaea said it's similar to the issues he has had with his back in the past two years, and felt it flare up while playing catch Friday.



Olson homers again as A's win fifth straight

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 01:52:23 EDT

The Athletics are a last-place team, but they are not playing like it lately. They dealt a blow to the Rangers' hopes of catching the Twins in the American League Wild Card race with a 4-1 victory on Friday night.



Inbox: Will A's trade vets to boost rebuild?

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 19:27:46 EDT

A's beat reporter Jane Lee answers questions about prospects, potential trades and more in this week's Inbox.



Rickey rescues Athletics fan's lost phone

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:14:13 EDT

Rickey rescues Athletics fan's lost phone



Semien provides offense as A's sweep Tigers

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:59:00 EDT

Marcus Semien's three RBIs supported seven scoreless innings from Daniel Mengden, sending the A's to their second series sweep of the Tigers at Comerica Park in three years with a 3-2 win Wednesday afternoon.



Mengden twirls second straight gem for A's

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:17:22 EDT

Daniel Mengden delivered seven innings of scoreless ball in Oakland's 3-2 win at Tiger Stadium on Wednesday, stretching his current streak to 16 innings without allowing a run.



For A's rookie Olson, success started at home

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:33:32 EDT

For A's slugging sensation Matt Olson, his success in the game started at home in Georgia, where his family hangs on his every swing.



Olson stretches home run streak to 5 games

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 00:54:17 EDT

Another day, another Matt Olson home run. The 23-year-old first baseman has now homered in five straight games after his second-inning shot off Chad Bell in Detroit Tuesday.



Lowrie's slam caps A's comeback vs. Tigers

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:36:06 EDT

Jed Lowrie's eighth-inning grand slam led the A's back from a four-run deficit and decided a back-and-forth affair as Oakland outslugged the Tigers for a 9-8 win Tuesday at Comerica Park.



Olson hits No. 22, homers in 4th straight game

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:54:51 EDT

Athletics rookie Matt Olson has homered in four consecutive games after hitting a two-run shot in the third inning Monday at Detroit for his 22nd of the season.



Davis manages to hit foul ball twice

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:32:01 EDT

Davis manages to hit foul ball twice



A's offense keeps rolling in win over Tigers

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:05:54 EDT

Marcus Semien scored three times -- twice on Jed Lowrie RBIs -- and Matt Olson added his fourth homer in as many games, sending the Athletics to an 8-3 win over the Tigers on Monday at Comerica Park.



Davis returns from paternity leave

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:39:17 EDT

Slugger Khris Davis rejoined the Athletics ahead of Monday's game in Detroit after missing four games on paternity leave for the birth of his son.



Wendle thrills family, friends with grand slam

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:12:02 EDT

Before Sunday's game at Citizens Bank Park, A's manager Bob Melvin brushed off any thoughts of concern over rookie Joey Wendle's start at second base against the Phillies.



A's hit 3 HRs, including slam, in win vs. Phils

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:38:53 EDT

The homecoming of Athletics second baseman Joey Wendle spoiled the comeback of Phillies right-hander Henderson Alvarez at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday.



Midland wins 4th straight Texas League title

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 01:44:00 EDT

The Midland RockHounds are champions once again. The Athletics' Double-A affiliate won the Texas League for the fourth consecutive season with a 1-0 win in a pitcher's duel over Tulsa on Sunday night.



The Phillie Phanatic gave Ray Fosse a kiss

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 12:16:21 EDT

The Phillie Phanatic gave Ray Fosse a kiss



A's 'pen falters after rain delay in loss to Phils

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 02:10:21 EDT

Catcher Jorge Alfaro's two-out, two-run homer with the score tied in the bottom of the sixth inning lifted the Phillies to a 5-3 win over the Athletics on Saturday night at Citizens Bank Park.



A's, Phils' Pivetta engage in rain-delay standoff

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 01:01:44 EDT

A's, Phils' Pivetta engage in rain-delay standoff



Mengden's big night vs. PHI: 1st shutout, 1st hit

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:06:55 EDT

A's right-hander Daniel Mengden's quirky windup kept the Phillies' bats off balance and silent Friday night at Citizens Bank Park.



Olson showing off his power and potential

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:03:12 EDT

While the baseball world remains infatuated with the exploits of Phillies rookie first baseman Rhys Hoskins, the Oakland A's have a first-year first-base phenom of their own in Matt Olson, who introduced himself to Philadelphia in a big way early in Friday's 4-0 win over the Phillies.



Neuse's blast gives Midland Game 4 win

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 00:34:46 EDT

Sheldon Neuse came up huge for Double-A Midland in a 6-3 victory in Game 4 of the Texas League finals on Saturday night.