AL West

Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics

A’s Given Little Chance To Repeat As AL West Champs

The Oakland Athletics know that few will give them a chance to repeat in a division featuring sluggers Albert Pujols, Josh Hamilton and Mike Trout making up a loaded lineup for the Los Angeles Angels.

03/27/2013

Josh Donaldson #20 and Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics congratulate one another after they both scored on a hit by Derek Norris #36 in the fifth inning of their game against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 2, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Tickets Suddenly A Hot Item In Oakland

Fans were lining up in droves for tickets after the A’s clinched the AL West on Wednesday.

10/04/2012

Texas Rangers v Oakland Athletics

A’s Sweep Rangers To Claim AL West Crown

The Oakland Athletics captured the AL West with another improbable rally in a season full of them, coming back from four runs down and a 13-game division deficit to stun the two-time defending league champion Texas Rangers 12-5 on Wednesday.

10/03/2012

[ READ MORE: A's Return To Playoffs For 1st Time In Six Years ]

Daily Madden: A’s Finale Offers Playoff Appetizer

If the A’s win their last game of the season against the Texas Rangers at the Coliseum Wednesday afternoon, they’ll be the champions of the AL West.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/03/2012

Josh Donaldson #20 and Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics congratulate one another after they both scored on a hit by Derek Norris #36 in the fifth inning of their game against the Texas Rangers at O.co Coliseum on October 2, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

AL West Title To Be Decided In A’s-Rangers Showdown

While they’ve already locked up a playoff spot, the Oakland Athletics suddenly find themselves on the verge of overtaking the Texas Rangers.

10/03/2012

Josh Reddick #16 and Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after Reddick hit a solo home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at O.co Coliseum on August 7, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Now A Win Away From Return To Playoffs

A victory for the Oakland Athletics would secure their return to the postseason, but they’re still looking to catch the Rangers.

10/01/2012

Josh Reddick #16 and Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after Reddick hit a solo home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at O.co Coliseum on August 7, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: The Winning A’s – Who Are These Guys?

The A’s are the hottest team in baseball since the All-Star break and are currently holding an AL wild card slot. And yes, this is the same team I wrote about three months ago when they were threatening an all-time record for offensive futility.

08/29/2012

(credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

MLB Roundup: American League West

The season to date, in the AL West, is best summed up by one word: fireworks.

06/06/2012

Infielder Brandon Inge #7 of Oakland Athletics celebrates a third inning home run with outfielder Jonny Gomes #31 against the Tampa Bay Rays May 6, 2012 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

A’s Rough Up Rays’ Rookie, Win 9-5

Brandon Inge hit his first homer for Oakland and drove in four runs as the Athletics roughed up rookie Matt Moore in a 9-5 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday.

05/06/2012

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits an RBI single (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Avoid Sweep With 4-3 Win Over Visiting Rangers

Coco Crisp hit a go-ahead single in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the first-place Texas Rangers 4-3 on Thursday to avoid a series sweep.

09/22/2011

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