Jemile Weeks

Brandon Allen #31 of the Oakland Athletics slides in safe at home ahed of the throw to Mike Napoli #25 of the Texas Rangers in the fifth inning during an MLB baseball game at Coliseum on September 21, 2011 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Give Up 6th Inning Lead, Lose To Rangers

Ian Kinsler hit a tying home run leading off the eighth and Josh Hamilton followed with another homer two batters later, lifting Texas to a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.


Jemile Weeks #19 and Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after defeating the Cleveland Indians 7-0. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

A’s Avoid Sweep With 7-0 Win Over Indians

Gio Gonzalez pitched seven shutout innings and baffled Cleveland again, and the Oakland Athletics avoided a four-game sweep with a 7-0 win Thursday over the Indians.


Josh Willingham #16 of the Oakland Athletics rounds the bases after hitting a home run while Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox looks away at Fenway Park August 26, 2011 in Boston. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

A’s Bounce Back, Beat Red Sox In Rout

Scott Sizemore and Josh Willingham each hit two-run homers during a six-run fourth inning that carried the Oakland Athletics to a 15-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

Trevor Cahill #53 of the Oakland Athletics looks on against the New York Yankees on July 22, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cahill Struggles, A’s Lose To Yankees In Rout

The New York Yankees ambushed the Oakland Athletics early for a 17-7 victory in the searing heat Friday night.

CBS San Francisco–07/22/2011

Josh Willingham #16 of the Oakland Athletics watches the flight of his ball as he hits a two-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels in the third inning during an MLB baseball game at the Coliseum July 15, 2011 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Hold Off Angels In Return From All-Star Break

Josh Willingham homered and drove in two runs, Jemile Weeks singled twice and scored, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 on Friday night.

CBS San Francisco–07/15/2011

Kurt Suzuki #8 and Mark Ellis #14 talk to pitcher Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics before he was taken out of the game in the sixth inning against the New York Yankees at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on May 31, 2011 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Need Offensive Resurgence In Second Half

The Athletics come out of the All-Star break with the third-worst record in the American League at 39-53 and are 12 games behind Texas in the AL West after being swept by the Rangers in a four-game series.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

Dustin Ackley #13 of the Seattle Mariners safely slides past Kurt Suzuki #8 of the Oakland Athletics to score in the second inning on a sacrifice fly hit by Carlos Peguero #8 of the Seattle Mariners on July 5, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Rally Late, But Lose To Mariners In 10th

Franklin Gutierrez scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error by Athletics shortstop Cliff Pennington in the 10th inning and the Seattle Mariners held on to beat the Oakland A’s.

CBS San Francisco–07/05/2011

Mark Ellis of the Oakland A's. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Activate Ellis From DL; Barton Sent To Triple-A

The Oakland Athletics have activated second baseman Mark Ellis from the 15-day disabled list and optioned slumping first baseman Daric Barton to Triple-A Sacramento.

CBS San Francisco–06/22/2011

Jemile Weeks #19 of the Oakland Athletics steals second base in the first inning ahead of the tag from Jose Reyes #7 of the New York Mets at Citi Field on June 21, 2011 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Weeks Helps Surging A’s To Win Over Mets

Josh Outman threw another impressive game, Jemile Weeks scored three times and the streaking Oakland Athletics walked their way to a 7-3 victory over the New York Mets.

CBS San Francisco–06/21/2011

Jemile Weeks #19 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with Cliff Pennington after scoring on a single by Coco Crisp against the Kansas City Royals at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on June 16, 2011 in Oakland. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Weeks, Matsui Lead A’s To Win Over Royals

Jemile Weeks had two hits and drove in three runs, and Hideki Matsui homered to lead the Oakland Athletics to an 8-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday.

CBS San Francisco–06/16/2011