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Oakland Athletics

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 23: Jesse Chavez #60 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on July 23, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Hold Off Late Charge By Astros, Cespedes Homers Twice

Yoenis Cespedes homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs before leaving with an apparent right thumb injury, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 9-7 on Wednesday night.

07/23/2014

Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros slides into home plate to score a run past Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics during the third inning at O.co Coliseum on July 22, 2014 in Oakland. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Astros In 12 Innings

L.J. Hoes homered with one out in the top of the 12th, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first win in four tries at the Coliseum this year.

07/22/2014

(Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Lightning Strike Brings Down Power Lines At Oakland Coliseum

The O.co Coliseum in Oakland briefly lost power when it was struck by lightning early Tuesday morning, Oakland A’s and PG&E officials said.

07/22/2014

Orioles v Athletics

Donaldson’s Home Run In 9th Rallies A’s Past O’s, 5-4

Josh Donaldson hit a 3-run homer in the bottom of the 9th inning, sending the Oakland A’s to a stunning 5-4 comeback victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.

07/18/2014

O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland City Council Prepared To Vote On A’s Lease Deal; Mayor Quan Seeks Postponement

The Oakland City Council has called a special session for Wednesday night, and they are expected to vote on the A’s lease deal.

07/16/2014

American League All-Star Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics bats against the National League All-Stars during the 85th MLB All-Star Game at Target Field on July 15, 2014 in Minneapolis. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

A’s All-Stars Play Role In Leading American League Over National League

On 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.

07/15/2014

A woman was knocked unconscious during a fight between after the A’s / Giants game near AT&T Park on July 10, 2014. (CBS)

Pair Plead Not Guilty In Drunken Brawl Outside AT&T Park After Giants, A’s Game

Two men accused of knocking a woman unconscious in an apparent drunken brawl outside San Francisco’s AT&T Park last week pleaded not guilty in San Francisco Superior Court Tuesday afternoon.

07/15/2014

Glenn Burke. (CBS)

Former A’s Player Being Honored By MLB For Courage In Gay Rights Movement

At the All-Star game in Minnesota, former Oakland A’s and Los Angeles Dodger star Glenn Burke, will be honored for his role in a movement that is just now gaining traction on the sports landscape.

07/15/2014

American League All-Star Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland A's bats during the Gillette Home Run Derby at Target Field on July 14, 2014 in Minneapolis. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Back To Back: A’s Cespedes Wins Second Straight Home Run Derby

Oakland’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.

07/14/2014

A's v. Mariners

King Felix Outpitches Samardzija, A’s Fall To Mariners

Felix Hernandez outpitched Jeff Samardzija, Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead double and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Friday night.

07/11/2014

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