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Semien sparks 6-run 9th as A's win 3rd straight

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:36:00 EDT

Marcus Semien's third home run of the season gave the A's a win, their third straight, in the opener on Monday against the Rangers. The A's finished the ninth with six runs scored, highlighted by Matt Chapman and Jake Smolinski's run-scoring triples, while Khris Davis had a two-run double early to put Oakland on the board. Robinson Chirinos homered for the Rangers, who got five-plus innings of three-run ball from starter Matt Moore.



Manaea gets congrats from Trout for no-no

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 21:29:50 EDT

A's lefty Sean Manaea has quite the fan club these days.



Triggs looks to bounce back against Rangers

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 20:40:17 EDT

Right-hander Andrew Triggs will look to get back on track in a start against the host Rangers on Tuesday. Triggs hadn't allowed more than two runs in each of his first three starts before yielding six in 1 1/3 innings against the White Sox on Wednesday. He has a 1.02 ERA in four career appearances (three starts) vs. Texas. Triggs will be opposed by Rangers lefty Cole Hamels in the 5:05 p.m. PT contest at Globe Life Park.



Former A's owner Hofmann passes away

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:59:13 EDT

Former Oakland A's owner Ken Hofmann, 95, passed away on Sunday night.



Khris crushes 3-run homer to lift A's over Boston

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 21:01:09 EDT

Khris Davis wasn't going to let David Price get ahead of him. The A's DH went to the plate in the eighth inning of a tie game and hit a first-pitch three-run homer that carried the Athletics to a 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox at the Coliseum on Sunday. Davis, who also drove in Oakland's first run with an RBI single in the first, and the A's were feeling good about themselves after a 5-1 homestand that included some dominant pitching.



Manaea enjoys whirlwind no-hitter celebration

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:14:55 EDT

Sean Manaea had a decision to make after throwing the season's first no-hitter Saturday night for the A's against the Red Sox. Did he call his parents first or his girlfriend?



Manaea throws no-no vs. red-hot Red Sox

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 03:24:25 EDT

A's lefty Sean Manaea silenced baseball's best on Saturday, brilliantly orchestrating a no-hitter against the Red Sox in a momentous 3-0 victory at the Coliseum.



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.



Manaea's no-hit bid survives pair of close calls

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:50:12 EDT

Sean Manaea's no-hitter nearly wasn't. Twice. It came so close to being over, in fact, that the second time it was threatened, Manaea didn't think it was still intact to be in jeopardy again.



11 facts about Manaea's no-hit masterpiece

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 12:41:59 EDT

The Red Sox entered Saturday's game against Sean Manaea and the A's at the Oakland Coliseum as the hottest team in baseball, having won 17 of their first 19 games on the season. But Manaea confounded Boston's lineup and tossed the first no-hitter of the 2018 season, as well as the first by an A's pitcher since Dallas Braden threw a perfect game on May 9, 2010.



Looking back at every A's no-hitter

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 02:06:31 EDT

MLB.com takes a look back at every no-hitter thrown by an A's pitcher since the franchise joined Major League Baseball as a charter member of the AL in 1901. These are all the A's no-hitters in franchise history.



Red-hot Red Sox could not thwart Manaea

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 00:45:16 EDT

Red-hot Red Sox could not thwart Manaea



Petit returns to A's 'pen; Lucas sent to Triple-A

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:18:37 EDT

The A's on Saturday had movement in their bullpen, yet again. Yusmeiro Petit returned from the family medical emergency list, prompting the club to return Josh Lucas to Triple-A Nashville following an impressive showing against the Red Sox.



Graveman, red-hot Lowrie can't halt Sox

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:57:56 EDT

A's right-hander Kendall Graveman, struck for a game-tying three-run homer off the bat of Jackie Bradley Jr. in the second inning, settled down to retire his next 11 batters. He was lifted following a string of three straight singles to open the sixth, and reliever Emilio Pagan's first pitch to Mitch Moreland was launched for a go-ahead grand slam, leaving Graveman and the A's on the wrong end of a 7-3 affair at the Coliseum.



Beck among top prospect performers

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:32:50 EDT

Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Friday.



A's add Bassitt, Lucas; option Coulombe

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:37:41 EDT

The A's brought in a pair of bullpen reinforcements ahead of Friday's series opener against the Red Sox, promoting right-handers Chris Bassitt and Josh Lucas from Triple-A Nashville.



Checking in on AL West new guys: Piscotty

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:25:14 EDT

The American League West has several new high-profile faces this season, with a mix of established stars and young phenoms highlighting the crop of newcomers to the division.



Murphy among top prospect performers

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:01:27 EDT

Athletics catcher Sean Murphy was among top prospect performers on Thursday.



A's trade Thompson, option Trivino to Triple-A

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 21:23:04 EDT

The A's have traded Trayce Thompson to the White Sox for a player to be named later or cash considerations, the team announced Thursday. Oakland also optioned right-hander Lou Trivino to Triple-A Nashville.



Olson walks off for A's in wild 14-inning affair

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 23:03:21 EDT

In a marathon affair that featured plenty of pitching changes and dramatics, the A's walked off with a Matt Olson RBI to top the White Sox, 12-11, on Wednesday in 14 innings and claim a series sweep.



Canha wears good luck ski mask

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 21:16:11 EDT

A's Mark Canha has worn good luck ski mask all week



Nifty at 50: A's rout White Sox on anniversary

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 02:03:33 EDT

Celebrating their 50th anniversary with a lively group of fans who were treated to a free game at the Coliseum, the A's kept them entertained, lighting up the scoreboard in a 10-2 drubbing of the White Sox on Tuesday night. Trevor Cahill, fittingly, was on the mound for this throwback scene, which featured the A's and White Sox adorned in their 1968 uniforms. Making his first start for Oakland since 2011, Cahill twirled seven shutout innings and struck out eight in his season debut. He was the benefactor of a bevy of run support.



Birthday boy Lowrie's homer sparks A's rally

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 02:27:48 EDT

Jed Lowrie's American League-leading 25th hit was launched for a solo home run in the first inning Tuesday, stoking a lively Coliseum crowd at the A's free game against the White Sox.



A's have fun celebrating retro game

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 00:53:33 EDT

A's have fun celebrating retro game



Luzardo among top prospect performers

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 02:15:35 EDT

Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Tuesday.



Hot dog vendor takes a seat among fans

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:34:05 EDT

Hot dog vendor takes a seat among fans



Mengden spins gem to earn 1st home win

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 02:11:06 EDT

The A's have badly needed more from their starting pitchers. More innings, more efficiency. And better results. Right-hander Daniel Mengden gave them just that Monday night, twirling an eight-plus inning gem against the White Sox in an 8-1 series-opening victory at the Coliseum.



Merrell among top prospect performers

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 02:04:11 EDT

Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Monday.



A's edge Mariners as Manaea outduels Felix

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 20:49:24 EDT

A's lefty Sean Manaea was on cruise control against the Mariners on Sunday afternoon, working seven innings opposite Seattle ace Felix Hernandez and propelling the A's to a 2-1 victory at Safeco Field with help from a two-run homer from Jed Lowrie in the first inning. Manaea allowed just two hits in chilly temps, his lone blemish a solo home run to Taylor Motter in the fifth. Hernandez went 6 1/3 innings for the Mariners, allowing two runs and five hits with seven strikeouts.



A's, Mariners honored to celebrate Jackie

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 15:12:37 EDT

The A's and Mariners joined the baseball community in celebrating Jackie Robinson Day on Sunday, collectively sporting No. 42 as part of a special tradition that dates to 2009.



A's lose Nunez to Rangers on waiver claim

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 20:34:34 EDT

Renato Nunez is expected to join the A's American League West rival Rangers in Tampa Bay on Monday.



A's Trivino makes Pipeline Team of the Week

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:09:44 EDT

MLB Pipeline's Prospect Team of the Week honors the best performances from the first 11 days of the Minor League season. Any player currently on an organization Top 30 Prospects list on our Prospect Watch is eligible.



A's homer thrice, but are outslugged by M's

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 01:46:48 EDT

Saturday's 10-8 loss to the Mariners, coming on the heels of Friday's disastrous bullpen meltdown, showcased the A's biggest woes: Opening Day starter Kendall Graveman turned in his fourth subpar outing in as many tries, leaving the offense scrambling to catch up, while the defense and relief corps fumbled.



Hendriks (groin) lands on DL; Dull activated

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 20:46:42 EDT

Ryan Dull has rejoined the A's bullpen, taking the roster spot of another right-hander ahead of Saturday's game in Seattle, with Liam Hendriks going on the disabled list with a right groin strain.



Davis homers twice but lead slips away in 7th

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 02:28:58 EDT

The A's bullpen faltered badly on Friday night, yielding five runs in a critical seventh inning that saw a one-run lead morph into an ugly deficit. Right-hander Chris Hatcher was in the middle of the mayhem at Safeco Field, serving up a pair of home runs that left the A's on the wrong end of a 7-4 series-opening affair and spoiled a two-homer night by Khris Davis.



Chapman destroys fan's beer with HR

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 00:58:52 EDT

Chapman destroys fan's beer with HR



Maxwell reaches plea agreement for incident

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 02:47:18 EDT

A's catcher Bruce Maxwell is one step closer to putting his legal issues behind him. Maxwell on Friday reached a plea agreement with the state of Arizona, pleading guilty to disorderly conduct. He will be sentenced June 4 to probation and community service.



Graveman is Athletics' X-factor

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:29 EDT

On Opening Day, four of the five American League West teams -- the Astros, Angels, Mariners and Rangers -- saw a reasonable path to the postseason. Other than the Astros, every team also had a significant question or two.



Davis ignites A's 21-hit thumping of Dodgers

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 03:24:56 EDT

Khris Davis was a triple shy of hitting for the cycle and Marcus Semien and Jed Lowrie had four RBIs apiece as the A's racked up 21 hits and rolled over the Dodgers on Wednesday night, 16-6, to split their two-game Interleague series at Dodger Stadium.



Trayce erases Puig HR in Dodger Stadium return

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 03:58:31 EDT

A's outfielder Trayce Thompson, manning center field in his old home, robbed former teammate Yasiel Puig of a two-run homer in the sixth inning of Wednesday's Interleague affair at Dodger Stadium.



Prospects toss combined no-hitter for Beloit

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 15:48:43 EDT

A's prospects Bryce Conley, Ty Damron and Josh Reagon combined to pitch a combined no-hitter for Class A Beloit in the team's 2-0 win over Burlington on Thursday.



Puk undergoes TJ surgery, will miss '18 season

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 22:00:51 EDT

A's top prospect A.J. Puk, advised two weeks ago to undergo Tommy John surgery, went through with the procedure this week, the club announced Wednesday.



Luzardo among top prospect performers

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:49:10 EDT

Athletics left-hander Jesus Luzardo was among top prospect performers on Wednesday.



Manaea shows moxie, but A's get blanked in LA

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 02:01:40 EDT

The Dodgers, who hit only four home runs the first nine games this season, got solo shots from Matt Kemp, Corey Seager and Chris Taylor and six scoreless innings from Hyun-Jin Ryu to take the opener of a two-game Interleague set with the A's at Dodger Stadium.



Powell will be out 'weeks' with knee sprain

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 02:07:50 EDT

A's outfielder Boog Powell, who returned to Oakland on Monday for an MRI exam on his right knee, has a Grade 1 ligament sprain and will be out "weeks, not days," according to manager Bob Melvin.



Inbox: Why hasn't Fowler been called up?

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 00:43:16 EDT

Beat reporter Jane Lee fields questions from A's fans.