All Bay, All Day
Two games have come and gone since the Athletics returned to the Oakland Coliseum. And they have yet to unpack their offense.
Davis, who leads the A's and is among baseball's top 10 in home runs and RBIs, was placed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday.
The A's couldn't navigate the cold, wet, Seattle-like weather at the Oakland Coliseum Tuesday night, falling 3-2 in 10 innings.
Nothing played as significant a role in the A's recently completed 7-3 road trip as the bullpen.
The 2018 Oakland Athletics are not a playoff team. But they are closer to a postseason berth than the AL West cellar.
Sean Manaea struggled through his worst start of the season Tuesday night at the Oakland Coliseum.
Falling behind 5-0 didn't help the A's chances, but neither did facing the best Dallas Keuchel of the season.
The Athletics won Sunday, 2-1, beating Baltimore to earn a sweep and send the Orioles deeper into the American League cellar.
Sporting Charts defines the term “pitcher’s duel” as “a game in which the two pitchers … consistently and continuously get batters without many or any runs being scored.”
It goes on to say that these games are often illustrated by…
Behind Mengden, back-to-back first-inning homers from Davis and Olson, and some clutch late-inning at-bats, the A's top the O's.
It seemed like a long time ago when Matt Olson last hit a ball to a galaxy far, far away.
Daniel Mengden was given the chance to start the ninth Tuesday night but was unable to finish.
On the surface, it may not have been the obvious setup for a pitcher's duel: One starter a 20-year veteran who posted a 6.48 ERA last year; the other, a 29-year-old hurler coming off hip surgery.
It is hard to decipher which is the bigger issue for the Athletics through the first four games of 2018: defense or productive hitting.
Daniel Mengden battled for 5-2/3 innings, but his six runs surrendered were too many for the A's to overcome.
Marcus Semien sent most of the nearly-30,000 home happy when he slapped an 11th-inning walkoff single to center.
As is, Oakland is not a playoff team. It's also not a last-place team.
Dustin Fowler will wear the green and gold of the Oakland Athletics in 2018. He just won't be in them on opening weekend.
Since he joined the Athletics in 2016, no American Leaguer has hit more home run than Khris Davis. Only four have driven in more runs.
The 2017 Winter Meetings wrapped with a Bay Area team trading for a California-born right fielder.
Lone active "A" Khris Davis is joined by a veritable who's who of green and gold glory.
Khris Davis not only led the Athletics in home runs (43) and RBIs (110), he was tops in runs (91) and total bases (299).
A funny thing happened on the way to 87 losses.
"Opportunistic" is one word that can be used to describe the Athletics' 2017 season.
Mark Canha sent Oakland fans home happy one final time in 2017 with a walkoff blast in the bottom of the ninth.
The Mariners again denied the Athletics a chance at their first winning month since April 2016.
Coming off a scratched start, lost to a groin strain, six days ago, Jharel Cotton made it though 5 scoreless frames Sunday before he was lifted.
An injured backup catcher made the Athletics front page news Saturday night before a pitch had even been thrown.
The Athletics had a chance to play spoiler against the Wild Card-hopeful Rangers. All it took was a solo home run.
Matt Olson stomped into Philadelphia and put on a power display that would not go unnoticed.
Athletics Khris Davis and Ryon Healy have been named among Major League Baseball's Silver Slugger Award finalists.
For any professional sports franchise in throes of complete rebuild, there are certain checkpoints offering promise of a corner turned.
With a 96-mph fastball, Charlie Morton blew away Matt Joyce for the second out in the second inning of Game 1 Saturday.
Behind three separate crooked-number innings, the Athletics ran away to a 11-1 whooping of the Astros in Game 1.
Sign-stealing is as much a part of baseball as base-stealing.
Runners at second can tap a foot, depending on which would tell the batter if the pitch will be inside or outside. In 2005, then- Chicago White Sox pitcher Mark …
Sean Manaea provided the legwork and Khris Davis did the heavy lifting as the Athletics labored their way clear of an eight-game losing streak.