Oakland Athletics

A's Cotton looks to slow Rangers in series finale
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The Rangers and the A’s will conclude their three-game series in Oakland with a day game on Sunday, as Texas tries to improve on its standing in the AL Wild Card mix.

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Surging A's top Rangers, win sixth straight
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Five A’s pitchers combined for a shutout and Khris Davis connected for his 40th home run of the season as Oakland topped the Rangers, who fell 4 1/2 games back of the Twins for the second AL Wild Card spot.

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Olson homers again as A's win fifth straight
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The Athletics are a last-place team, but they are not playing like it lately. They dealt a blow to the Rangers’ hopes of catching the Twins in the American League Wild Card race with a 4-1 victory on Friday night.

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Manaea looks for more success vs. Texas
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The Rangers and A’s will play the second game of a three-game series Saturday night in Oakland. Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez will make his fourth start for the Rangers and the A’s will counter with Sean Manaea.

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A's, Graveman open last homestand vs. Texas
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The Athletics will begin their final homestand of the season on Friday with a three-game set against the American League West-rival, who are still in the hunt for an AL Wild Card berth.

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Mengden twirls second straight gem for A's
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Daniel Mengden delivered seven innings of scoreless ball in Oakland’s 3-2 win at Tiger Stadium on Wednesday, stretching his current streak to 16 innings without allowing a run.

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Lowrie's slam caps A's comeback vs. Tigers
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Jed Lowrie’s eighth-inning grand slam led the A’s back from a four-run deficit and decided a back-and-forth affair as Oakland outslugged the Tigers for a 9-8 win Tuesday at Comerica Park.

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Cotton scratched from start with groin strain
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Athletics right-hander Jharel Cotton (8-10, 5.81) was scratched from Monday’s start in Detroit just minutes prior to first pitch. Raul Alcantara (0-1, 12.27) started in his place.

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Davis returns from paternity leave
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Slugger Khris Davis rejoined the Athletics ahead of Monday’s game in Detroit after missing four games on paternity leave for the birth of his son.

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Olson hits No. 22, homers in 4th straight game
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Athletics rookie Matt Olson has homered in four consecutive games after hitting a two-run shot in the third inning Monday at Detroit for his 22nd of the season.

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A's offense keeps rolling in win over Tigers
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Marcus Semien scored three times — twice on Jed Lowrie RBIs — and Matt Olson added his fourth homer in as many games, sending the Athletics to an 8-3 win over the Tigers on Monday at Comerica Park.

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Midland wins 4th straight Texas League title
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The Midland RockHounds are champions once again. The Athletics’ Double-A affiliate won the Texas League for the fourth consecutive season with a 1-0 win in a pitcher’s duel over Tulsa on Sunday night.

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