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Oakland A’s

Athletics v Angels

A’s Shut Out By Angels, Move 3 Games Back In AL West

Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 Friday night, extend their AL West lead over the A’s to three games.

08/29/2014

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics hits an RBI single in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 28, 2014 in Anaheim. (Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

A’s Unable To Hold Off Angels, File Protest Over Controversial Call

Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the Oakland Athletics, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call.

08/28/2014

Jonny Gomes #15 of the Oakland Athletics hits a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on August 27, 2014 in Houston. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

A’s Rally Late, Defeat Astros

Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

08/27/2014

Jason Hammel #40 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the first inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on August 26, 2014 in Houston. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

A’s Unable To Hold On, Lose To Astros

Chris Carter hit his 32nd homer, a three-run drive in the eighth inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Tuesday night.

08/26/2014

Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics, left, high fives Eric Sogard #28 afte the final out against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on August 25, 2014 in Houston. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Samardzija Snaps Skid, A’s Defeat Astros

Jeff 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.

08/25/2014

Jonny Gomes #15 of the Oakland Athletics scores against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the bottom of the second inning at O.co Coliseum on August 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. Gomes scored on an RBI single from Sam Fuld. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Crisp Scores On Wild Pitch As A’s Beat Angels, 2-1

Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run on Joe Smith’s wild pitch with two outs in the eighth inning, and the A’s beat the Angels 2-1 on Saturday night to move into a share of the lead atop the AL West.

08/23/2014

Sam Fuld #23 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the bottom of the six inning at O.co Coliseum on August 22, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Gray Ends Losing Skid, A’s Beat Angels To Begin Crucial AL West Series

Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals.

08/22/2014

Twins v A's

A’s Get Chance To Regain 1st Place As Angels Come To Town

The Angels (76-50) own a two-game edge over Oakland (74-52) and have won eight of nine after their first four-game sweep in Boston since 1962. Los Angeles’ pitchers own a 2.70 ERA over the last nine games and Matt Shoemaker held the Red Sox hitless for 6 2-3 of his 7 2-3 innings in Thursday’s 2-0 victory.

08/22/2014

OAKLAND, CA - AUGUST 20: Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Oakland Athletics waits with the infielders for manager Bob Melvin to take him out of the game in the inning of their game against the New York Mets at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Samardzija Struggles, A’s Lose To Mets

Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak.

08/20/2014

Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the New York Mets during the first inning of an interleague game at O.co Coliseum on August 19, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Snap Skid, Defeat Mets In Return Home

Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

08/19/2014

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