All Bay, All Day
The 2018 Oakland Athletics are not a playoff team. But they are closer to a postseason berth than the AL West cellar.
Dustin Fowler, 23, made his Major League debut June 29, 2017 with the Yankees.
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.
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…
Trevor Cahill continues to be a revelation for the Athletics.
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 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.
With cannabis still illegal in Massachusetts -- at least for a few more months -- the Red Sox rolled into to Oakland to smoke the (Kelly) Green.
After 103 weeks, Chris Bassitt's long road to recovery from Tommy John surgery has brought him all the way back to Oakland.
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.
Green and gold-clad fanatics may not have been hanging from the proverbial rafters, but it was a raucous crowd nonetheless.
In front of 46,028 fans on a free ticket night, the Athletics swamped the Chicago White Sox 10-2.
Daniel Mengden was given the chance to start the ninth Tuesday night but was unable to finish.
Entering the 2018 MLB season, Oakland's greatest question lied in the rotation.
Bruce Maxwell has reached a plea agreement with the State of Arizona regarding his gun-related arrest last October, according to the team.
The A's announced a pair of roster moves shortly before taking on the Texas Rangers on getaway day.
It's difficult for a pitcher to make thirteen starts without a win. It's even harder to make all of those starts at home.
Through seven games this season, Oakland starters have finished six innings just twice. Both of those starts have been delivered by the left arm of Sean Manaea.
Chad Pinder may have the athleticism to play all nine positions in a single MLB game. The A's might have wished he had Tuesday night.
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.
Certain levels of fanfare come with the title of "Japanese Babe Ruth." Shohei Ohtani brought it all to Oakland over the weekend.
Shohei Ohtani beat the Oakland A's in his first meaningful game in the states at the Oakland Coliseum Sunday
Daniel Mengden battled for 5-2/3 innings, but his six runs surrendered were too many for the A's to overcome.
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.