Chris Young

Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets celebrates after hitting a two-run home run in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at Citi Field on June 24, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Kazmir Roughed Up, A’s Lose To Mets In Rout

Slumping outfielder Chris Young homered twice, Travis d’Arnaud hit a three-run shot in his return from a demotion and the towel-waving New York Mets roughed up Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics 10-1 on Tuesday night.


Danielle Bradbery

ACM Party for a Cause Lineup Now Includes Danielle Bradbery, Lee Brice, Florida Georgia Line, More

Additional performers have been announced for the two-day pre-ACM Awards event in Las Vegas. Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban are the previously announced headliners.


Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban ACM party for a cause

Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban To Headline ACM Party for a Cause

The second annual Academy of Country Music event takes place in Las Vegas the weekend of the ACM Awards and also features Thomas Rhett, The Cadillac Three, Joe Nichols, Jerrod Niemann and Chris Young.


Minnesota Twins v Oakland Athletics

A’s Exercise Option For Crisp, Anderson

Coco Crisp makes the Oakland Athletics go from the top of the order, and figures to be doing so again in 2014.


Robbie Grossman #19 of the Houston Astros is safe at third base beating the tag of Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics in the third inning at Coliseum on August 13, 2013 in Oakland. Grossman tagged up at second base and went to third on a line out to right field from Jose Altuve #27 (not pictured). (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Late Rally Not Enough, A’s Lose To Astros

Jordan Lyles pitched seven innings for his first win in nearly two months, Brandon Barnes doubled twice and drove in two runs, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 on Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.


Josh Reddick #16 and Grant Green #35 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after Reddick hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 22, 2013 in Houston. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Reddick, A’s Rally Late To Defeat Astros

Josh Reddick put Oakland on top with a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Athletics remained perfect this season against the Houston Astros with a 4-3 victory Monday night.


Tommy Milone

Milone Allows 6 Runs, A’s Lose To Rangers

David Murphy had three hits and scored twice to snap out of a long slump, and the Texas Rangers beat the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics 9-4 on Wednesday night.


Chris Young #25 of the Oakland Athletics watches the ball as he hits a three run home run in the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on May 24, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Young’s 3-Run Homer Gives A’s Win Over Astros

Chris Young connected on a three-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night.


Right fielder Chris Young #25 of the Oakland Athletics runs down a fly ball hit by Brendan Harris of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim as second baseman Eric Sogard #28 ducks out of the way at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 10, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

A’s Put Chris Young On DL

The Oakland Athletics have placed Chris Young on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left quadriceps and recalled fellow outfielder Michael Taylor from Triple-A Sacramento.


Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the game on April 24, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Anderson Gives Up 6 Runs, A’s Lose To Red Sox

Brett Anderson (1-4) was hit hard for the third straight start, giving up six runs on eight hits in four-plus innings. In the last three, he’s been tagged for 17 runs in 10 2-3 innings.