Josh Willingham

Brian Fuentes #40 of the Oakland Athletics walks off the field as Joe Mauer #7 of the Minnesota Twins heads home to score after Josh Willingham #16 hit a walk-off home run in the ninth inning on May 29, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis. The Twins defeated the Athletics 3-4 in a walk off. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A’s Give Up Late Lead, Lose To Twins

The A’s got a great start from youngster Jarrod Parker on Tuesday night, and their sputtering offense was able to scratch two runs across the plate, but it just wasn’t enough.

05/29/2012

Josh Willingham #16 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with Ryan Sweeney #15 after hitting a three-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the first inning during an MLB baseball game at O.co Coliseum on September 12, 2011 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Former A’s Outfielder Willingham Signing With Minnesota

Outfielder Josh Willingham and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $21 million, three-year contract.

12/15/2011

Trevor Cahill of the Oakland A's. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Cahill Sharp, A’s Shut Out Mariners

Trevor Cahill and two relievers held Seattle to just four hits while Josh Willingham and Scott Sizemore hit home runs in the Oakland Athletics 7-0 rout of the Mariners on Tuesday night.

09/27/2011

Brandon McCarthy of the Oakland A's. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

McCarthy Gives Up 2 Home Runs, A’s Lose To Mariners

Justin Smoak hit a three-run, tie-breaking home run in the sixth inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 4-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.

09/26/2011

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 O.co 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.

09/21/2011

Rich Harden #18 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers during an MLB baseball game at O.co Coliseum on September 20, 2011 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Harden Loses 2nd Straight Start, A’s Fall To Rangers

Rich Harden (4-4) lost consecutive starts for the first time this year, done after a season-low three innings in which he was tagged for six runs—five earned—on seven hits, struck out three and walked one.

09/20/2011

Wilson Betemit #20 of the Detroit Tigers is tagged out at home plate by Landon Powell #11 of the Oakland Athletics in the six inning during an MLB baseball game at O.co Coliseum on September 16, 2011 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Loss Results In Tigers Winning AL Central

Newcomer Doug Fister pitched the Detroit Tigers to the AL Central title on Friday night, beating the Oakland Athletics 3-1 to secure the club’s first division title in nearly a quarter-century.

09/16/2011

Jared Weaver pitches against the Oakland Athletics. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Jered Weaver Wins 17th As Angels Beat A’s 4-1

Jered Weaver went seven innings for his career-best 17th win, Mark Trumbo hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Wednesday.

09/14/2011

Guillermo Moscoso #53 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during an MLB baseball game at O.co Coliseum on September 13, 2011 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Unable To Hold Off Angels In 6-3 Loss

Josh Willingham doubled and drove in two runs for the A’s, who had won five of six against their AL West rivals before Tuesday’s loss.

09/13/2011

Josh Willingham #16 of the Oakland Athletics celebrates with Ryan Sweeney #15 after hitting a three-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the first inning during an MLB baseball game at O.co Coliseum on September 12, 2011 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Willingham Hits 25th Homer Of Season, A’s Beat Angels

Josh Willingham hit his 25th home run and drove in four runs to help the Oakland Athletics chase starter Joel Pineiro early again in a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

09/12/2011

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