For the first time in four days, the Athletics offense found the scoreboard first Saturday afternoon.
Matt Chapman has been struggling with lingering pain in his right hand since the end of the 2017 season.
The Athletics continued their early-season tumble down the AL West rabbit hole Friday night.
Introducing first-round draft pick Kyler Murray, Billy Beane had trouble naming a player of past or present with comparable talent.
After a 772-day absence from the major league mound, Chris Bassitt's road to recovery finally reached its destination last Saturday.
But by the time birthday boy Jonathan Lucroy dug into the box for his first at-bat of the evening the game had already been decided.
Chris Bassitt held the Royals to three hits and one run, but on this Saturday afternoon, that wasn't good enough to beat Danny Duffy.
The A's wasted no time getting on the board Friday night as Davis dropped the hammer in the first inning.
Murray, from Allen, Texas, is a dual-sport athlete and plans to play football in the fall for the University of Oklahoma.
For the third time in four starts, Trevor Cahill was absolutely overwhelming at home.
Frankie Montas, recalled from Triple-A Nashville before the game, did his best to match Daniel Mengden's Saturday gem.
Sean Manaea came in with a 5.96 ERA in four previous starts this month and couldn't make it through the fourth.
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.
Putting the ball in play against Cole didn't help the A's cause as they could muster just a single run, falling to the Astros 4-1.
Stephen Piscotty returned to the A's lineup Tuesday, two days after losing his mother to ALS.
Sean Manaea struggled through his worst start of the season Tuesday night at the Oakland Coliseum.
The Athletics won Sunday, 2-1, beating Baltimore to earn a sweep and send the Orioles deeper into the American League cellar.
Trevor Cahill continues to be a revelation for the Athletics.
It seemed like a long time ago when Matt Olson last hit a ball to a galaxy far, far away.
After the April he had, being optioned was the best thing that could have happened to Kendall Graveman.
The story of Manaea's no-no, the 12th in A's history and seventh in Oakland, and its significance didn't start at 6:07 p.m. Friday.
Daniel Mengden wasn't as good Sunday at the Oakland Coliseum as Sean Manaea was Saturday. But he did his job and some.
With everything stacked against him, Sean Manaea screamed to the league that his dynamite start to 2018 is for real.
After 103 weeks, Chris Bassitt's long road to recovery from Tommy John surgery has brought him all the way back to Oakland.
Green and gold-clad fanatics may not have been hanging from the proverbial rafters, but it was a raucous crowd nonetheless.
After a six-year merry-go-round ride through Major League Baseball, Trevor Cahill will make his return to the Oakland Coliseum Tuesday night.
It is hard to decipher which is the bigger issue for the Athletics through the first four games of 2018: defense or productive hitting.
Certain levels of fanfare come with the title of "Japanese Babe Ruth." Shohei Ohtani brought it all to Oakland over the weekend.
When the A's saw they were playing in Oakland on César Chávez Day, the response was resounding: Sí se puede.
After an 11-inning, four-hour marathon Thursday it was like the A's and Angels were running on fatigued early-season legs Friday.
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.
The Oakland A's on Sunday sent a letter to Mayor Libby Schaaf and the City Council expressing the team's desire to assume control of the Oakland Coliseum complex.
The Athletics fell, 5-1 to the San Francisco Giants in Sunday's Bay Bridge series exhibition at the Oakland Coliseum.