A’s win in 11th before record Coliseum crowd

The A's capped an eventful day with their first post-break win, getting a game-ending single from Jonathan Lucroy in front of the largest baseball crowd in Coliseum history (56,310) to pull within three games of the second American League Wild Card spot amid a 22-7 stretch.… Read More
Posted in Uncategorized

A’s land Familia from Mets for two prospects

One of the best bullpens in the game just got better. The surging A's, suddenly meddling in the American League Wild Card race, fortified an already formidable bullpen with the addition of Mets closer Jeurys Familia on Saturday.… Read More
Posted in Uncategorized

A’s win again, trail M’s by 3 games for WC

It was only appropriate that the A's capped their fruitful first half with a win Sunday. The American League Wild Card contenders put together a four-run fourth inning that fueled a 6-2 victory over the Giants behind Sean Manaea, taking two of three from their Bay rivals at AT&T Park.… Read More
Posted in Uncategorized

Canha sorry (not sorry) after bat flip, emotion

Mark Canha's first career pinch-hit home run -- a go-ahead, two-run blast off lefty Tony Watson in the seventh inning -- catapulted the A's to a 4-3 victory over the Giants on Saturday night at AT&T Park. With a Mariners loss in Colorado, Oakland is positioned just four games back of the second American League Wild Card spot with one to play before the All-Star break. Brett Anderson was knocked around for eight hits in just 3 1/3 innings.… Read More
Posted in Uncategorized

Bleich’s 10-year journey finally reaches Majors

Jeremy Bleich is finally a big leaguer. It only took 10 years. The A's promoted the 31-year-old pitcher from Triple-A Nashville ahead of Friday's series opener in San Francisco, swapping out Josh Lucas for a second lefty reliever.… Read More
Posted in Uncategorized