Like they did in Tuesday’s Bay Bridge series game in Oakland, the Giants found their offensive touch early on Thursday. Jarrett Parker doubled in his first at-bat since April, Brandon Belt notched his 18th homer — matching his career-high mark — and starter Ty Blach lifted his first career homer while pitching eight innings for […]
Rehabbing outfielder Dustin Fowler, one of three players acquired by the A’s in Monday’s headline-grabbing trade that sent Sonny Gray to the Yankees, entered the Oakland clubhouse not knowing a single person. He doesn’t know much about the A’s, either.
The Bay Bridge Series between the Giants and A’s kicks off Monday in Oakland. There may be no one who has a better perspective on the series than A’s manager Bob Melvin, who grew up in Menlo Park, played college ball at Cal, spent three seasons as a Giants player in the 1980s and has […]
Minnesota Twins right-hander and ageless wonder Bartolo Colon will make his first start at the Oakland Coliseum in four years while A’s plan to activate right-hander Jharel Cotton for the series finale Sunday after scratching planned starter Sonny Gray.
Minnesota left-hander Adalberto Mejia will try to get back on the winning track for the first time in nearly a month when the Twins play in Oakland on Saturday night, while the A’s will counter with 36-year-old right-hander Chris Smith, who is seeking his first victory in nearly a decade.
The Twins got a big boost from the bottom of their lineup to back starter Jaime Garcia in his club debut, helping end a four-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the A’s Friday night in Oakland.
The Blue Jays are suddenly riding a wave of momentum after their second walk-off win in under 24 hours sealed a four-game sweep over the Athletics on Thursday afternoon. Steve Pearce was the hero, crushing a grand slam to left in the bottom of the 10th for an 8-4 win.
Justin Smoak and Kendrys Morales went back-to-back in the bottom of the ninth on Wednesday, giving the Blue Jays a dramatic 3-2 walk-off win over the Athletics.
The Blue Jays and Athletics will end their four-game series in Toronto on Thursday with a pair of standout young pitchers on the mound as Marcus Stroman and Sean Manaea begin the finale at 12:37 p.m. ET.
The A’s are prepared to activate Ryan Dull from the disabled list on Thursday, a move that will bolster the back end of their bullpen.
The A’s are riding a youth movement through the remainder of the season and beyond, with a focus on collecting young talent capable of forming a contender when a potential new stadium opens in Oakland.