Oakland Athletics

A's hit 4 HRs, 2 consecutive, to sweep Yanks
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Khris Davis and Coco Crisp hit back-to-back home runs off Chasen Shreve in the seventh inning on Thursday, highlighting a four-homer barrage by the Athletics in a 7-3 victory over the Yankees at Yankee Stadium that completed a three-game sweep.

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A's go for sweep behind former Yankee Hill
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Rich Hill, who made 14 appearances out of the bullpen for the Yankees in 2014, will start for the A’s Thursday night at Yankee Stadium, with Luis Severino taking the hill for New York. Oakland is going for a three-game sweep and its fifth straight win.

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A's back strong Graveman in win vs. Yanks
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Kendall Graveman worked 6 1/3 strong innings, backed by run-scoring hits from Chris Coghlan and Josh Reddick as the Athletics posted a 5-2 victory over the Yankees on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.

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Clutch Canha lifts A's past Yankees in 11th
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Jed Lowrie tied his career high with four hits and scored the deciding run on Mark Canha’s 11th-inning, two-out single, helping to lift the Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Yankees on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.

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Surkamp faces Yankees for first time in opener
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When the Yankees and A’s start their three-game series in New York on Tuesday, don’t be surprised if it isn’t the most efficient brand of offensive baseball. New York righty Michael Pineda opposes Oakland lefty Eric Surkamp in the opener.

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A's staying flexible with closer decisions
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The A’s closer situation seems more fluid than ever, but on Sunday the ninth inning worked itself out. With designated closer Sean Doolittle unavailable from having worked two consecutive games, Ryan Madson preserved a one-run lead in the ninth-inning and allowed one hit to notch the save in Oakland’s 3-2 win against the Royals, his […]

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A's, Hill begin series with Royals on JR Day
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Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez will be on the mound when the Royals open a three-game series in Oakland on Friday, with lefty Rich Hill pitching for the A’s in the 7:05 p.m. PT matchup at the Coliseum.

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In second start of season, Gray gets call in opener vs. Angels
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A’s ace Sonny Gray makes his second start of the year when the Angels arrive in Oakland for the start of a three-game series on Monday, with game time set for 7:05 p.m. PT.

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Sweep Swing: Crisp sends A's past M's in 10
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A’s outfielder Coco Crisp hit a solo home run off Seattle reliever Nick Vincent in the 10th inning Sunday, breaking a tie and helping Oakland secure a 2-1 series-sweeping victory over the Mariners at Safeco Field.

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Bullpen of the Week: A's
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The A’s trailed the Mariners by a score of 1-0 after seven innings Sunday, when starting pitchers Chris Bassitt and Felix Hernandez exited the game. A battle of bullpens was on, and Oakland’s stepped up to cap a stellar opening week of the season.

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Reddick homers, Hill K's 10 to handle Seattle
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Josh Reddick homered for the second straight night and left-hander Rich Hill picked up his first win for the A’s with six innings of one-run ball as Oakland topped the Mariners, 6-1, on Saturday in front of 36,424 fans at Safeco Field.

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Pitching with flu, Graveman solid in '16 debut
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Kendall Graveman couldn’t get out of bed a couple of days ago, suffering from a stomach flu. On Thursday he rose to the occasion and gave the Athletics a chance to win.

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