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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.
Nothing played as significant a role in the A's recently completed 7-3 road trip as the bullpen.
The Athletics won Sunday, 2-1, beating Baltimore to earn a sweep and send the Orioles deeper into the American League cellar.
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.
After a five hour-and-48 minute slugfest, Matt Olson's two-out walkoff liner propelled the Athletics to a 12-11 14-inning victory.
Daniel Mengden was given the chance to start the ninth Tuesday night but was unable to finish.
Certain levels of fanfare come with the title of "Japanese Babe Ruth." Shohei Ohtani brought it all to Oakland over the weekend.
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.
There wasn't supposed to be any major questions revolving around the Athletics infield this offseason.
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 Oakland offense was the AL's 5th-highest scoring in the second half of 2017. It had the 8th-highest average, 5th-highest OBP and 2nd-most XBH.
A funny thing happened on the way to 87 losses.
"Opportunistic" is one word that can be used to describe the Athletics' 2017 season.
The Mariners sent the previously overpowering Oakland pitchers reeling with a seven-run outburst.
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.
For any professional sports franchise in throes of complete rebuild, there are certain checkpoints offering promise of a corner turned.
After Saturday's doubleheader, Oakland and Houston Sunday afternoon seemed to hit the snooze button on the alarm clock for their bats.
With a 96-mph fastball, Charlie Morton blew away Matt Joyce for the second out in the second inning of Game 1 Saturday.
After dropping 10 straight to their divisional rivals, the A's have now taken three in a row from Houston.
Behind three separate crooked-number innings, the Athletics ran away to a 11-1 whooping of the Astros in Game 1.
Los Angeles overcame Oakland's three-homer fifth-inning to seize an 8-7, 10-inning victory.
Olson's two-homer effort would be nullified, as the Angels regained the lead in the top of the 11th inning to hold the A's off, 11-9.
Jharel "Squeaky" Cotton was squeaky clean in Sunday's series-sweeping, 4-2 win over Texas.
Cam Gallagher is anything but a power hitter. In seven minor league seasons, Gallagher had hit 26 home runs — never more than five in a year.
So, it’s only fitting — given the way Jharel Cotton‘s season has…
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
Baltimore handed Sean Manaea a third-consecutive poor start, knocking the lefty out before the vendor popcorn finished popping.
Riding the red-hot bat of the AL's leader in two-base hits, the Athletics overcame an eighth-inning deficit to steal one from the Orioles.
The Oakland Athletics got a third-straight outstanding performance from their starting pitcher. None of them netted a win.
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.