A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Oakland Athletics have agreed to trade All-Star closer Andrew Bailey and outfielder Ryan Sweeney to the Boston Red Sox for outfielder Josh Reddick and prospects Miles Head and Raul Alcantara.
The Kansas City Royals scored five times in the ninth inning to beat the Athletics 11-6 on Monday.
The Athletics come out of the All-Star break with the third-worst record in the American League at 39-53 and are 12 games behind Texas in the AL West after being swept by the Rangers in a four-game series.
Franklin Gutierrez scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error by Athletics shortstop Cliff Pennington in the 10th inning and the Seattle Mariners held on to beat the Oakland A’s.
Rich Harden pitched six strong innings in his season debut, Hideki Matsui had two RBIs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Friday night.
Gio Gonzalez allowed one hit over eight innings, pitching the Oakland Athletics to a rain-delayed 1-0 victory over the Marlins.
Tests reveal that Oakland closer Andrew Bailey has a strained forearm, news that comes as a relief to the Athletics after they feared he had a serious elbow injury.
Andrew Bailey faced three batters in his second spring outing Monday and left a 9-8 loss to the Cleveland Indians with discomfort in his elbow.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) ― Oakland Athletics closer Andrew Bailey was glad to see the arrival of designated hitter Hideki Matsui at spring camp on Sunday. “He sums it all up. He’s the World Series MVP […]
Mark Ellis scored the tiebreaking run on Rajai Davis’ triple in the seventh inning and Andrew Bailey struck out David Ortiz with the tying run on second to end the game, preserving the Oakland Athletics’ 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.