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Pitcher Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on April 19, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

Anderson Sprains Ankle, A’s Lose To Rays

Brett Anderson left after one inning with a sprained right ankle in Oakland’s 8-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.


Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammate Seth Smith #15 after Donaldson scored on an RBI single from teammate Coco Crisp #4 against the Detroit Tigers in the seventh inning at Coliseum on April 12, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Donaldson’s Homer In 12th Lifts A’s Past Tigers

Josh Donaldson homered with one out in the 12th inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers for their ninth straight victory Friday night.


John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the Angels home opener at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 9, 2013 in Anaheim. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Jaso’s Pinch Homer Rallies A’s Over Angels

Pinch-hitter John Jaso had a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Oakland Athletics blew a four-run lead before rallying to beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-5 Tuesday night in the majors’ final home opener.


Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics doubles in the fifth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park on April 5, 2013 in Houston. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Crisp Powers A’s In Win Over Astros

Coco Crisp hit a leadoff homer and added two doubles in Oakland’s big fifth inning, and the Athletics got an 8-3 win over the Houston Astros on Friday.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a single against the Detroit Tigers during Game Four of the American League Division Series in the first inning at o.Co Coliseum on October 10, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Rally Past Tigers In 9th, Force ALDS Game 5

The Athletics staved off elimination for a second straight night with a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 of the AL division series Wednesday.



Anderson, Crisp Come Up Big For A’s IN ALDS Game 3

The A’s needed their veterans to lead the way in Game Three at the Coliseum tonight, and that’s just what happened. Brett Anderson and Grant Balfour put forth the pitching bookends, and Coco Crisp supplied the offense and the defense for Oakland in a big 2-0 victory.


Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the fifth inning against the Detroit Tigers during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 9, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Anderson Pitches A’s Past Tigers, Avoid Sweep In ALDS

Brett Anderson outdueled fellow playoff first-timer Anibal Sanchez and received stellar defense all over the diamond, and the upstart Oakland Athletics avoided another playoff sweep by Detroit, beating the Tigers 2-0 Tuesday night.


The Oakland Athletics celebrates after the Athletics beat the Texas Rangers to clinch a playoff spot at Coliseum on October 1, 2012 . (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Return To Playoffs For 1st Time In Six Years

Coco Crisp’s latest clutch hit helped put Oakland back in the playoffs for the first time in six years, and the Athletics beat the first-place Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night to remain in contention for a division crown.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 and Stephen Drew #5 of the Oakland Athletics are congratulated by teammates after they scored on a single by Josh Donaldson #20 in the seventh inning of their game against the Seattle Mariners at Coliseum on September 28, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Defeat Seattle, Gain On Rangers

Stephen Drew hit a two-run homer, Coco Crisp had a leadoff shot and the Oakland Athletics gained ground on the first-place Texas Rangers in the AL West with an 8-2 win against the Seattle Mariners on Friday night.


A.J. Griffin #64 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates the third out of the Los Angeles Angels eighth inning with the dugout at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 12, 2012. (Harry How/Getty Images)

A’s Rookie Griffin Goes 6-0 By Defeating Angels

A.J. Griffin threw eight scoreless innings, becoming the second Athletics pitcher in 85 years to start his major league career with six straight wins, and Yoenis Cespedes homered for Oakland in a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.