Josh Donaldson

Josh Donaldson

A’s Complete Sweep Of Astros WIth 4-1 Win

Josh Donaldson homered and doubled twice to back another solid start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.


Brandon Moss of the Oakland Athletics receives high fives in the dugout after scoring a run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the eighth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 15, 2014 in Anaheim. All uniformed team members are wearing jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Donaldson, A’s Rally In 11th To Beat Angels Again

Josh Donaldson drove in Jed Lowrie with an 11th-inning double, and the Oakland Athletics overcame Mike Trout’s tying homer in the ninth for a 10-9 victory against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.


OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 10: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers stands on deck in the fourth inning against the Oakland Athletics during Game Five of the American League Division Series at Coliseum on October 10, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Third Base

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at third base for your fantasy baseball draft.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a home run against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning at Coliseum on September 20, 2013 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Cespedes, Donaldson Homer, A’s Shut Out Twins

Yoenis Cespedes and Josh Donaldson homered, Alberto Callaspo had two hits and drove in two runs, and Bartolo Colon pitched six shutout innings as the Oakland Athletics trimmed their magic number to two with an 11-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.


Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored on an RBI double from Brandon Moss #37 (not pictured) during the first inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Coliseum on September 17, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Defeat Angels In Walk-Off, Stay 6 ½ Ahead In AL West

The Oakland Athletics have that September swagger again. And it’s looking a lot like a year ago when they rallied to win the AL West and stun the Texas Rangers on the season’s final day — with walkoffs and whipped cream pie celebrations.


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.


Josh Donaldson

Donaldson Powers A’s Back Into 1st Place In AL West

Josh Donaldson had three hits, including a two-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Friday night to move into first in the AL West.


Third baseman Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics dives over the tarp to catch a foul ball off the bat of David Murphy #7 of the Texas Rangers in the sixth inning at Coliseum on September 3, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Lose To Rangers, Fall To 2nd In AL West

Josh Donaldson provided Oakland’s biggest highlight with a breathtaking catch. He also provided the lowlight when he ran through a stop sign to kill one of the few rallies the Athletics managed against Martin Perez.


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.


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.