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Cotton looks to duel with Peacock in Houston

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 07:00:18 EDT

The American League West leaders will be seeking a three-game sweep of the division's last-place team on Sunday at Minute Maid Park, with the AL-best Astros sending out Brad Peacock opposite fellow right-hander Jharel Cotton.

Graveman's sinker can't cool off Houston

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 00:25:50 EDT

With his typical heavy dosage of sinkers, Kendall Graveman continued to have success against the Astros, completing six innings but ending up with a 3-0 loss on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.

A's stung by 6 double plays against Astros

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:02:22 EDT

Collin McHugh threw six scoreless innings to pick up his first win of the season, and Marwin Gonzalez delivered a two-run, bases-loaded single in the fourth to send the Astros to their fourth win in five games, 3-0, over the A's on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park. Houston turned a season-high six double plays, including one to end the game.

Skit inspired Treinen's Players Weekend pick

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:41:14 EDT

A's reliever Blake Treinen hears fans call him "B-Lockay" all the time, referencing the famous "East/West College Bowl" skit from "Key & Peele."

A's fan travels from UK to Houston for a game

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:26:22 EDT

A's fan travels from UK to Houston for a game

Puk seeks another strong outing

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 02:25:51 EDT

Here's a look at top prospects to watch in today's Minor League action:

Manaea pleased with bounce-back effort

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 01:01:47 EDT

Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea stood for six innings, with few blemishes, against the strongest offense in baseball on Friday, far outperforming any of his previous three starts this month.

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's Prospect Watch.

A's held to Joyce HR by Keuchel-led Astros

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 02:50:02 EDT

Dallas Keuchel, making his fifth start since missing eight weeks with neck discomfort, turned in his second consecutive gem by throwing seven scoreless innings to lead the Astros to their third win in four games, 3-1, over the Athletics on Friday night at Minute Maid Park.

A's not rushing Phegley's Triple-A rehab

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 20:18:56 EDT

Nearly a month after being placed on the disabled list with a strained left oblique, catcher Josh Phegley is getting close to rejoining the Athletics.

Nunez hits MiLB-best 32nd home run

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 02:28:24 EDT

Now into his second month playing in the Florida State League, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is finding his power stroke.

Inbox: How to handle struggling young A's?

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:01:16 EDT

A's beat reporter Jane Lee answers fans' questions in the latest edition of A's Inbox.

Newly acquired Hatcher makes his A's debut

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:47:31 EDT

Newly acquired A's reliever Chris Hatcher was added to the active roster ahead of Wednesday's series finale against the Royals, giving manager Bob Melvin a fresh arm in his bullpen.

Barreto falls double short for Nashville

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:16:40 EDT

If there was any doubt about whether Forrest Whitley was ready for the Double-A level, the teenage right-hander laid it to rest on Thursday by tossing six scoreless innings with a career-high 11 strikeouts in his debut for Corpus Christi.

A's scrap, claw but come up short vs. Royals

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 03:58:15 EDT

Alex Gordon hit his second RBI single of the game in the ninth to lead the Royals to a 7-6 series-winning victory over the A's on Wednesday afternoon at the Coliseum and keep Kansas City 1/2 game back of the second American League Wild Card spot.

A's rally for 6 runs to stun Royals in eighth

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 02:37:48 EDT

The A's responded to Kansas City's five-run, eighth-inning rally with six runs in the bottom half of the frame, getting a bases-clearing double from Matt Joyce in an eventful 10-8 victory at the Coliseum on Tuesday night and preventing the Royals from claiming sole possession of the second American League Wild Card spot.

Joyce leads comeback with four RBIs

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:52:43 EDT

The A's could've easily put their heads down after what surely felt like a gut punch in the top of the eighth inning. But they roared back with greater force than their counterparts, choosing not to surrender, but to rally and rise above for a thrilling 10-8 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night at the Coliseum.

Little A's fan tries to annoy baby brother

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:46:51 EDT

Little A's fan tries to annoy baby brother

Melvin wants Manaea to work through struggles

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 21:09:01 EDT

A's left-hander Sean Manaea is expected to make his next scheduled start in Houston on Friday, despite ongoing struggles this month.

Cotton, A's stung by KC rookie's grand slam

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 01:34:25 EDT

Rookie catcher Cam Gallagher launched a grand slam for his first career home run, helping the Royals secure a 6-2 series-opening victory over the A's at the Coliseum on Monday evening.

Graveman delivers in first win since April

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 20:16:38 EDT

Right when the A's needed a solid outing from their starting pitcher, Kendall Graveman delivered. Graveman, who will wear the nickname "Digger" on the back of his jersey for Players Weekend, picked up first win since April 8 as the A's beat the Orioles, 9-3, Sunday afternoon at the Coliseum.

Chapman's 3-run HR gives A's win, series split

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 19:56:59 EDT

Matt Chapman lined a three-run homer just over the left-field wall to cap a five-run fourth inning and lead the A's to a 9-3 win over the Orioles on Sunday afternoon at the Coliseum.

Brady preserves bullpen with lengthy outing

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 00:45:52 EDT

Long reliever Michael Brady provided a valuable service for the A's in Saturday's 12-5 loss to the Orioles. Brady came in to the game with one out in the first inning and four runs already in off of starter Sean Manaea, who only faced seven hitters. Brady proceeded to throw 5 1/3 innings.

Manaea's painful first inning sets tone in loss

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 02:27:34 EDT

Tim Beckham's two-run double capped a seven-run first inning and the Orioles cruised behind Dylan Bundy to a 12-5 win over the A's on Saturday night at the Coliseum.

A's pleased with Treinen's contributions in 'pen

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 19:50:14 EDT

As A's reliever Blake Treinen nears the end of his first month back in the green and gold, he's settled in nicely at the back of the A's bullpen.

A's edge Orioles with two-run rally in eighth

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 02:51:11 EDT

Chad Pinder hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth to cap a two-run rally for the A's, who beat the Orioles, 5-4, Friday night at the Coliseum.

Pinder stays hot since return from disabled list

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 02:45:08 EDT

A's rookie Chad Pinder used the second life he got in the eighth inning to provide the game-winning sac fly Friday night vs. the Orioles.

A's call up new acquisition Powell

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 02:27:05 EDT

After trading for him Sunday, the A's called up outfielder Boog Powell from Triple-A Nashville on Friday afternoon. Oakland acquired Powell from the Mariners in exchange for first baseman Yonder Alonso, the lone All-Star for the A's this year. Powell made his Major League debut with the Mariners in April and played in 23 Major League games, batting .194.

Remembering Kendall's dash home from 2005

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 08:10:51 EDT

Remembering Kendall's dash home from 2005

A's 'Baby Prince' excited for Players Weekend

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:55:08 EDT

A's catcher Bruce Maxwell was without a nickname when teammate Khris Davis anointed him "Baby Prince" last spring, a nod to the toe-tap he uses at the plate, a la Prince Fielder. "KD always called me that, and it stuck," Maxwell said.