A funny thing happened on the way to 87 losses.
Mark Canha sent Oakland fans home happy one final time in 2017 with a walkoff blast in the bottom of the ninth.
A Matt Olson two-run shot helped the A’s cruise to a 4-2 victory against the visiting Texas Rangers Friday night.
Matt Olson stomped into Philadelphia and put on a power display that would not go unnoticed.
With a 96-mph fastball, Charlie Morton blew away Matt Joyce for the second out in the second inning of Game 1 Saturday.
Almost as if a postseason berth lay in the balance, Oakland continues to battle.
Los Angeles overcame Oakland's three-homer fifth-inning to seize an 8-7, 10-inning victory.
Topping the order for seventh time this season, Marcus "Mahkus" Semien collected two hits and drew a walk, scoring two runs.
Kendall Graveman made the big inning stand up, tossing his best game since May to carry his club to an 9-3 answer-back thumping
Oakland and Seattle engaged in a mid-July home run derby under a gloomy, overcast East Bay sky.
As Oakland's diminished postseason hopes fade into the ether, the Athletics enjoyed success in their own personal world series.
Oakland Athletics outfielder Matt Joyce was suspended two games without pay by Major League Baseball today for yelling an anti-gay slur at a fan.
The Oakland Athletics have spent much of the 2017 season living and dying by the home run. Wednesday was a completely different story.
The Oakland offense handed Sean Manaea an early lead, and the big lefty embraced the advantage.
It took Sonny Gray a while to settle in. But when he did, he blew by Cleveland, carrying Oakland to a 5-0 win.
Wednesday was all about breaking the norms for the Oakland Athletics.
A slugfest that began with a Melky Cabrera two-run home run in the third was finished with a walk-off homer from Franklin Barreto.
In front of 40,019 fans -- the A's largest draw since 2005 -- the green and gold couldn't capture any energy.
The Oakland Athletics could not have asked for more from Paul Blackburn making his major league debut.
Atlanta starter Mike Foltynewicz silenced Oakland bats through eight, but a Matt Olson solo home run robbed Foltynewicz of his date with destiny.
The future is now for the A's. Following a painful move, six of the organization's top 10 prospects now make their baseball home in Oakland.
Like marauders in the night, the Houston Astros stormed the Coliseum gates taking all that Oakland owned.
Oakland had "Celebration" on repeat after sweeping four from the Yankees. But the Astros changed the A's tune.
The A's boast baseball's sixth-best home record — and the second-worst road record.
Looking to cool off the Athletics, the New York Yankees got zero help from Mother Nature Sunday.
Though Aaron Judge has been showered with "MVP" for each at-bat, it was Ryon Healy who mashed a pair of long home runs Saturday.
In their third attempt at a series sweep this season, the A's once again came up short.
The Blue Jays ran themselves out of two solid scoring opportunities. And that was all the A's would need.
The Nationals proved to be too much as they snuck past the A's late, claiming an 11-10 series clincher.
The Washington Nationals were able to hang a 20-spot in the hit column, earning a 13-3 thrashing of the hapless Oakland Athletics.
Thursday wasn't Sonny Gray's shiniest of starts, but he's no longer winless against Boston.
The greatest goal for improvement is growing strength from weakness. The Oakland Athletics did the opposite.
The Athletics hosted a Cinco De Mayo fiesta in Oakland, Friday. But Victor Martinez, Jim Adduci and the Detroit Tigers were the only ones dancing.
And dance the Tigers (15-13) did, skipping the Jarabe Tapatio around the base paths…
Following a five-game win streak Oakland Athletics pushed into the plus side of the ledger for the first time in nearly a year.
Everything the Athletics had done during their five-game winning streak was done unto them Sunday.
The Oakland Athletics experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows in week one of 2017.