Josh Willingham drove in two runs against his former team, Joe Mauer hit a two-run single and the Minnesota Twins snapped Oakland’s four-game winning streak with a 7-2 victory over the Athletics on Monday night.
Brandon McCarthy, who is 6-1 with a 2.45 ERA in his past nine starts, gave up three runs, two earned, and seven hits in 6 2-3 innings, while walking none and striking out four.
Brandon McCarthy showed no signs of an ailing shoulder in seven impressive innings, winning his third straight start and sixth consecutive decision to lead the Oakland Athletics past the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Tuesday night.
Coco Crisp hit a solo homer and bases-loaded triple to match his season total for extra-base hits and the A’s earned their first series win in more than a month, beating the Texas Rangers 7-1 on Thursday.
Brandon McCarthy matched a career high with 10 strikeouts after missing his last start with a sore right shoulder, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Saturday night.
Brandon McCarthy beat an AL East opponent once again, holding Boston to one run over 6 2-/3 innings as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Red Sox 4-2 Wednesday night.
Brandon McCarthy won for the first time this season, pitching seven solid innings, and Eric Sogard hit a two-run home run in a three-run second as the Oakland Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Friday.
Josh Reddick had two hits and Brandon McCarthy pitched into the eighth inning for the A’s, who have lost three straight. McCarthy (0-2) yielded 11 hits and five runs while failing in his fourth attempt to get his first win of the season.
Yoenis Cespedes smacked his second home run of the season in a memorizing display of muscle, the lone highlight in a 7-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners in the home opener Friday night.
Ichiro Suzuki had four hits in his return to Japan, Dustin Ackley homered and then singled in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 Wednesday night in baseball’s season-opener.