A.J. Griffin

Mike Gallego #3 of the Oakland Athletics congratulates Jonny Gomes #31 as he rounds the bases following a grand slam against the Minnesota Twins during the fourth inning on July 13, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Gomes’ Grand Slam Powers A’s Over Twins

Jonny Gomes’ grand slam helped the Oakland Athletics overcome a career-high 15 strikeouts from Francisco Liriano and beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3 on Friday.


Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers looks on as Josh Hamilton #32, Michael Young #10 and Nelson Cruz #17 score on a three-run triple by Craig Gentry #23 in the eight inning for against the Oakland Athletics at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on June 29, 2012. (Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

A’s Give Up 8th Inning Lead In Loss To Rangers

Craig Gentry’s bases-loaded triple in the eighth capped a four-run rally and Matt Harrison pitched eight strong innings to win his 11th game, lifting the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Friday night.


Derek Norris

Derek Norris’ Walk-Off HR Leads A’s Past Giants, 4-2

Derek Norris hit a three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning for his first major league home run, and the Oakland Athletics walked off with a stunning 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday.