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Lester's Strong Outing Leads A's Past Phillies, Regain Wild Card LeadCoco 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.
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A’s Rally Late, Defeat AstrosSam 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.
Gray Ends Losing Skid, A’s Beat Angels To Begin Crucial AL West SeriesSonny 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.
A’s Snap Skid, Defeat Mets In Return HomeCoco 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.
Gray Struggles, A’s Lose To RaysThe 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.
Hammel Snaps Losing Skid, Leads A's Past RaysJason 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.
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Surging A's Dominate Giants In Game 2 Of Bay Bridge SeriesSonny 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.
A's Swept By Tigers After Giving Up Early LeadCoco 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.
A's Win In 10th On Crisp Walkoff HitCoco Crisp singled in Alberto Callaspo with one out in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Saturday to extend their winning streak to five games.