Conor Jackson

Police and fans look over the railing where a fan fell from the stands during the second inning of a baseball game between the Texas Rangers and the Oakland Athletics, Thursday, July 7, 2011, in Arlington, Texas. The fan later died. (AP)

A’s, Rangers Game Marred By Fan’s Death

A man attending a Texas Rangers game with his young son died after falling out of the stands and about 20 feet to the ground while trying to catch a baseball tossed his way Thursday night.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/07/2011

Gio Gonzalez

A’s Push Past Diamondbacks, 7-2

Conor Jackson and Scott Sizemore each hit a two-run homer and All-Star Gio Gonzalez struck out seven to lead the Oakland Athletics past the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 Sunday.

CBS San Francisco–07/03/2011

Carlos Beltran #15 of the New York Mets slides in ahead of the tag from Jemile Weeks #19 of the Oakland Athletics for a stolen base in the tenth inning on June 22, 2011 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

A’s Lose To Mets On Hit Batsman In 13th Inning

Brad Ziegler hit Justin Turner with a pitch with two outs in the 13th inning to force in the winning run and the New York Mets ended the Oakland Athletics’ six-game winning streak.

CBS San Francisco–06/22/2011

Brett Anderson of the Oakland A's. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Anderson Allows 4 Runs, A’s Lose To Rangers

A’s starter Brett Anderson allowed four runs and six hits in 4 2-3 innings with five strikeouts and four walks in Tuesday night’s loss to the Rangers.

CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

Brandon McCarthy of the Oakland A's. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

McCarthy Surrenders 7 Runs, A’s Lose To Angels

A’s starter Brandon McCarthy (1-2) surrendered seven runs and 14 hits over 5 1-3 innings in his fifth start, in Oakland’s 8-3 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

CBS San Francisco–04/26/2011

Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Oakland Athletics (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

A’s Pitchers Lose Control In Loss To Tigers

For the second straight start, Oakland pitcher Gio Gonzalez didn’t allow a run. This time, the Athletics’ left-hander didn’t have anything to show for it.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011

Josh Willingham of the Oakland A's. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

A’s Give Up Two-Run Homer In 10th, Lose To Blue Jays

Yunel Escobar hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-6 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.

CBS San Francisco–04/05/2011

Conor Jackson of the Oakland A's. (Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Jackson Hits Winning RBI Double, A’s Defeat Cubs

Conor Jackson hit a game-ending double to cap a three-run ninth inning as the Oakland Athletics overcame home runs by Alfonso Soriano, Geovany Soto and Reed Johnson for a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

Pitcher Dallas Braden of the Oakland A's. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

A’s Agree On 1-Year Deals With 4 Players

The Oakland Athletics agreed to one-year contracts Tuesday with outfielders Josh Willingham and Conor Jackson, starting pitcher Dallas Braden and third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff.

CBS San Francisco–01/18/2011