Coco Crisp

Phillies v. A's

Lester’s Strong Outing Leads A’s Past Phillies, Regain Wild Card Lead

Coco Crisp had two hits and drove in a run, supporting another strong outing from Jon Lester, and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 on Friday night to regain the top spot in the chase for AL wild cards.

09/19/2014

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 01: Jorge Soler #68 of the Chicago Cubs hits a double against the Milwaukee Brewers during the second inning on September 1, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 25 Starts And Sits

The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.

09/12/2014

Jonny Gomes #15 of the Oakland Athletics hits a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on August 27, 2014 in Houston. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

A’s Rally Late, Defeat Astros

Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

08/27/2014

Sam Fuld #23 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the bottom of the six inning at O.co Coliseum on August 22, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gray Ends Losing Skid, A’s Beat Angels To Begin Crucial AL West Series

Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals.

08/22/2014

Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on August 19, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Snap Skid, Defeat Mets In Return Home

Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

08/19/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics walks off the field after being taken out of the game by manager Bob Melvin in the fifth inning with the Tampa Bay Rays leading 6-0 at O.co Coliseum on August 6, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gray Struggles, A’s Lose To Rays

The Rays handed reigning AL Pitcher of the Month Sonny Gray (12-5) his second straight defeat following a 5-0 July in which he had a 1.03 ERA. This is the second time Gray has lost consecutive outings in his first full major league season, also to Baltimore and the Yankees on June 7 and 13.

08/06/2014

Jason Hammel #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on August 5, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Hammel Snaps Losing Skid, Leads A’s Past Rays

Jason Hammel pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning to snap a four-start losing streak since being traded to Oakland, leading the Athletics past the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Tuesday night.

08/05/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the top of the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at O.co Coliseum on July 8, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Surging A’s Dominate Giants In Game 2 Of Bay Bridge Series

Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his third straight decision, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.

07/08/2014

Andrew Romine #27 of the Detroit Tigers scores past catcher Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics during the fourth inning on a single by Austin Jackson at Comerica Park on July 2, 2014 in Detroit. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

A’s Swept By Tigers After Giving Up Early Lead

Coco Crisp led off the game with a long home run and Brandon Moss hit an ever farther homer later in the first inning off Justin Verlander, but the Athletics didn’t get much more in losing to the Tigers 9-3 Wednesday.

07/02/2014

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