Cliff Pennington

Brandon Inge #7 of the Oakland Athletics gets mobbed by his teammates after he hit a walk off grand-slam home run in the ninth inning to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 7 to 3 at Coliseum on May 8, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Walk-Off Grand Slam Lift’s A’s Over Blue Jays

Newcomer Brandon Inge hit a game-ending grand slam to cap a five-run ninth inning rally that led the Oakland Athletics to a 7-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night.


Catcher Kurt Suzuki #8 of the Oakland Athletics fouls off a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on May 4, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To MLB-Leading Rays

David Price struck out 12 over eight strong innings and Jose Molina hit his first homer of the season to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to their sixth straight win, 7-2 over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.


Jeff Francoeur #21 of the Kansas City Royals scores on a sacrifice fly in the fourth inning beating the throw to Anthony Recker #26 of the Oakland Athletics at Coliseum on April 10, 2012 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Royals In Rain-Shortened Game

Danny Duffy pitched six sharp innings and the Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 in a rain-shortened game Tuesday night.


Cliff Pennington

Athletics Best Mariners, 9-2

Hideki Matsui plans to show up at the ballpark every day playing to win. His mindset remains the same in any situation.


Jemile Weeks #19 and Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians 7-0. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

A’s Avoid Sweep With 7-0 Win Over Indians

Gio Gonzalez pitched seven shutout innings and baffled Cleveland again, and the Oakland Athletics avoided a four-game sweep with a 7-0 win Thursday over the Indians.


Josh Willingham #16 of the Oakland Athletics rounds the bases after hitting a home run while Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox looks away at Fenway Park August 26, 2011 in Boston. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

A’s Bounce Back, Beat Red Sox In Rout

Scott Sizemore and Josh Willingham each hit two-run homers during a six-run fourth inning that carried the Oakland Athletics to a 15-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics watches his 3 RBI home run in the tenth inning against the New York Yankees on August 24, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Crisp Powers A’s Past Yankees In 10 Innings

Coco Crisp homered twice and drove in five runs, going 4 for 4 with a three-run shot in the 10th inning that sent the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 win over the New York Yankees Wednesday night.

CBS San Francisco–08/24/2011

Trevor Cahill of the Oakland A's. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

A’s Give Up 16 Hits In Loss To Mariners

Dustin Ackley led a barrage of 16 hits that knocked Oakland starter Trevor Cahill (9-10) out after just four innings, his second shortest outing of the season.

CBS San Francisco–08/01/2011

Brandon McCarthy #32 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays at the Coliseum on July 26, 2011 in Oakland. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

A’s Defeat Struggling Rays Again

Cliff Pennington had three hits to remain the hottest hitter in the major leagues since the All-Star break, Brandon McCarthy pitched eight innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 on Tuesday night.

CBS San Francisco–07/26/2011

Conor Jackson #28 of the Oakland Athletics hits a two-run double in the seventh inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on July 25, 2011 in Oakland. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

A’s Rally From 3-Run Deficit To Beat Rays

Conor Jackson hit a two-run double in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied from three runs down to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Monday night.

CBS San Francisco–07/25/2011