Josh Donaldson Wins American League MVP Award; Harper Wins NL MVPFormer Oakland Athletics fan favorite Josh Donaldson was named the American League's Most Valuable Player Thursday, following a season where he helped boost the Toronto Blue Jays back into the postseason for the first time since 1993.
Oakland A's Trade All-Star Josh Donaldson To TorontoOakland traded All-Star third baseman Josh Donaldson to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night for third baseman Brett Lawrie, left-hander Sean Nolin, right-hander Kendall Graveman and minor league shortstop Franklin Barreto.
A's Donaldson Turns Flub Into Fantastic PlayOn Sunday he blasted a walk-off homer in extra innings. He followed that up Monday night with a pretty slick play against Angels Catcher Chris Ianneta.
Donaldson Gets Career-High 5 Hits, A's Defeat White Sox In RoutJosh Donaldson had a career-high five hits while driving in four runs, helping Jon Lester and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 11-2 on Tuesday night
Samardzija Snaps Skid, A’s Defeat AstrosJeff Samardzija pitched eight solid innings and Josh Donaldson drove in three runs to lead the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 8-2 Monday night.
Lester Sharp, A’s Snap Royals Winning StreakJon Lester pitched six strong innings and Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs as the Oakland Athletics beat Kansas City 11-3 Tuesday night, snapping the Royals' eight-game winning streak.
A's All-Stars Play Role In Leading American League Over National LeagueOn a summer evening filled with reminders of generational change, the AL kept up nearly two decades of dominance by beating the National League 5-3 in the All-Star game Tuesday for its 13th win in 17 years.
Back To Back: A’s Cespedes Wins Second Straight Home Run DerbyOakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.
Daily Madden: A's In Center Stage At Home Run Derby Circus A's All-Star Josh Donaldson will participate. Should A's manager Bob Melvin be concerned with Donaldson's statement that he'll try to hit one out of the stadium?
Kazmir Sharp, A’s Beat Giants In Finale Of Bay Bridge SeriesAll-Star Scott Kazmir struck out nine in seven scoreless innings to help the Oakland Athletics win the annual Bay Bridge series by beating the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Thursday.
Daily Madden: All-Star Selections Honor The A'sSix players from the Oakland A's have been selected for the All-Star game, the most since 1975.
A’s Lead Major League Baseball With 6 All-Star Selections, Giants Earn 2 The team with baseball's best record also boasts the most All-Star selections for next week's midsummer classic. The Oakland A's will send six of their starters to the game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.