Dan Straily

Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning of the game on April 10, 2014 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Straily Shuts Down Twins To Complete 3-Game Sweep For A’s

Dan Straily pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and Sam Fuld hit a rare home run to help the Oakland Athletics complete a three-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 6-1 victory Thursday.

04/10/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics leaves the mound after the second inning against the Detroit Tigers of Game Five of the American League Division Series at O.co Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Fantasy Baseball Preview: 5 Bay Area Bargain Players

But the Bay Area his home to a lot of reliable talent that should go in the middle rounds, and could be snapped up inexcusably early if you are playing in a league full of homer Giants and A’s fans. So who should you target if you miss out on Buster Pose, Hunter Pence, Madison Bumgarner, Matt Cain, Josh Donaldson or Yoenis Cespedes? There are several intriguing players worth taking a late round pick on in standard leagues.

03/24/2014

Dan Straily

Straily Pitches 4 Solid For A’s In 9-9 Tie With Royals

Dan Straily worked four promising innings, Derek Norris and Michael Taylor homered and the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City Royals played to a 9-9 tie in nine innings Friday.

03/14/2014

Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics throws against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 13, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A’s Split Squad Rallies In 9th, Defeats Brewers In Cactus League

Wily Peralta gave up one hit in three scoreless innings in his first spring start, but Luke Montz hit a two-run homer in a three-run ninth to rally an Oakland Athletics’ split-squad to a 6-4 victory Tuesday over the Milwaukee Brewers.

03/04/2014

A's-Tigers game 4

A’s Unable To Close Out Tigers In Game 4 Of ALDS

Sean Doolittle lost the lead and gave up two runs in the seventh inning, Ryan Cook and Brett Anderson yielded three more in the eighth, and the Tigers rallied for an 8-6 win to force a decisive fifth game in their AL division series.

10/08/2013

Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Stephen Vogt #21 after Moss scored during the fourth inning against the Minnesota Twins at O.co Coliseum on September 19, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Lower Magic Number To 4 For AL West Title

Coco Crisp hit a go-ahead two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Oakland Athletics lowered their magic number to clinch the AL West to four with a back-and-forth 8-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

09/19/2013

Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics throws against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 13, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A’s Top Rangers To Start Key AL West Series

Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Oakland Athletics survived a shaky night from the bullpen to extend their AL West lead with a 9-8 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.

09/13/2013

Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates a sixth inning home run with Yoenis Cespedes #52 while playing the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on August 28, 2013 in Detroit. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Moss Homers Twice, A’s Defeat Tigers In Rout

Brandon Moss homered twice, drove in a career-high six runs in the Oakland Athletics’ 14-4 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.

08/28/2013

Pitcher Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics works the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 23, 2013 in Baltimore. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Orioles Defeat A’s, Tighten Race For Wild Card

Brian Roberts hit a grand slam, Adam Jones homered and had three RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Oakland Athletics 9-7 Friday night to gain ground in the wild-card race.

08/23/2013

Jay Bruce #32 of the Cincinnati Reds hits a home run in the second inning of the game against the Oakland Athletics at Great American Ball Park on August 6, 2013 in Cincinnati. (Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

A’s Slump Continues On The Road With Loss To Reds

Jay Bruce homered and made a run-saving catch on the warning track, and Mat Latos pitched into the eighth inning against Oakland’s slumping lineup on Tuesday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-1 victory over the Athletics.

08/06/2013

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