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Catcher Kurt Suzuki #8 of the Oakland Athletics fouls off a pitch against the Tampa Bay Rays during the game at Tropicana Field on May 4, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To MLB-Leading Rays

David Price struck out 12 over eight strong innings and Jose Molina hit his first homer of the season to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to their sixth straight win, 7-2 over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night.


Brandon McCarthy #32 of the Oakland Athletics throws against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on May 2, 2012. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

McCarthy Holds Red Sox To One Run, A’s Take Series

Brandon McCarthy beat an AL East opponent once again, holding Boston to one run over 6 2-/3 innings as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Red Sox 4-2 Wednesday night.


Tommy Milone #57 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at O.co Coliseum on April 24, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Milone Hangs Tough, A’s Defeat White Sox

Pinch-hitter Kurt Suzuki doubled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Tommy Milone outdueled Gavin Floyd and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 2-0 on Tuesday night.


Tommy Milone #57 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Los Angeles Angels during the third inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 19, 2012. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

A’s Capitalize On Errors, Hold Off Slumping Angels

Kurt Suzuki and Kila Ka’aihue drove in runs, Oakland scored two more on C.J. Wilson’s throwing error in his home debut, and the Athletics beat the struggling Angels 4-2 Thursday night, taking three of four in the series.


Bartolo Colon #21 of the Oakland Athletics throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 18, 2012. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Colon Goes 8 Scoreless Innings, Leads A’s Over Angels

The Oakland Athletics’ right-hander threw 82 of his 108 pitches for strikes against his former team—including 38 in a row at one point.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 17, 2012. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

A’s Score 4 Runs In 8th, Beat Angels

Yoenis Cespedes had two hits Tuesday night, including a two-run single during a four-run eighth inning rally that carried the A’s to a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.


Ichiro Suzuki

Suzuki, Mariners Edge A’s In 11 Innings In Tokyo Season Opener

Ichiro Suzuki had four hits in his return to Japan, Dustin Ackley homered and then singled in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 Wednesday night in baseball’s season-opener.


Rich Harden seen with the A's in 2006 (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

A’s Rally Past Angels In 9th Inning

Rookie closer Jordan Walden wasted a three-run lead in the ninth inning, throwing away a potential game-ending grounder as the Los Angeles Angels’ playoff hopes were dealt a devastating blow with a 6-5 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.


Jemile Weeks #19 of the Oakland Athletics is greeted by third base coach Mike Gallego as he rounds third base after hitting a home run to lead off the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on September 23, 2011 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

A’s Knock Angels Out Of AL West Race

Gio Gonzalez outdueled Jered Weaver and the Oakland Athletics scored the go-ahead run on an eighth-inning error, beating the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 Friday night and eliminating them from the AL West race.


Kurt Suzuki of the Oakland A's. (Otto Greule Jr./Getty Images)

A’s Sweep Mariners With 8-3 Win

David DeJesus and Ryan Sweeney each drove in two runs, Hideki Matsui doubled three times and the Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners with an 8-3 victory Sunday.