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Oakland Athletics

Jed Lowrie #8 and Josh Donaldson #20 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after scoring in the bottom of the sixth inning against the San Francisco Giants at O.co Coliseum on July 7, 2014 in Oakland. Lowrie and Donaldson scored on a two-run rbi double hit by Alberto Callaspo #7. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Chavez Strikes Out 9, A’s Shut Out Giants In Bay Bridge Series Opener

Jesse Chavez matched a career high with nine strikeouts in six innings, and three relievers pitched scoreless ball to lead the Oakland Athletics past the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.

07/07/2014

Oakland Athletics A's Logo

A’s Minor League All-Star Suspended For Banned Drug Use

Herschel “Boog” Powell, a Midwest League All-Star outfielder in the Oakland Athletics’ system, has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test for a banned amphetamine under baseball’s minor league drug program.

07/07/2014

Members of the grounds crew cover the infield after the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners was postponed because the field was unplayable due to recent rain at O.co Coliseum on April 4, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Lease Agreement Could Be Tweaked Behind Closed Doors Monday

Oakland City Council is set to meet behind closed doors Monday to go over details of the A’s lease agreement that was approved by the Coliseum board last Thursday.

07/07/2014

Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel

AP Report: A’s Get Samardzija, Hammel From Cubs

The Oakland A’s have an agreement in place to acquire right-handers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs for three top prospects in a surprising trade for the team with the best record in the majors, two people with knowledge of the deal said Friday night.

07/04/2014

Blue Jays v. A's

Cabrera’s Error Helps A’s Beat Jays 1-0 In 12th Inning

Melky Cabrera couldn’t corral Nick Punto’s double with one out in the 12th inning, sending the Oakland A’s to a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.

07/04/2014

Andrew Romine #27 of the Detroit Tigers scores past catcher Derek Norris #36 of the Oakland Athletics during the fourth inning on a single by Austin Jackson at Comerica Park on July 2, 2014 in Detroit. (Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

A’s Swept By Tigers After Giving Up Early Lead

Coco Crisp led off the game with a long home run and Brandon Moss hit an ever farther homer later in the first inning off Justin Verlander, but the Athletics didn’t get much more in losing to the Tigers 9-3 Wednesday.

07/02/2014

Nick Punto #1 of the Oakland Athletics wacthes the action from the dugout during the ninth inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on July 1, 2014 in Detroit. The Tigers defeated the Athletics 6-4. (Leon Halip/Getty Images)

A’s Held To 4 Hits, Lose To Tigers In Shutout

Rick Porcello pitched a four-hitter for his second straight shutout, leading the Detroit Tigers to a 3-0 victory over the Oakland A’s on Tuesday night.

07/01/2014

A's v Marlins

A’s Complete Sweep Of Marlins, 4-3

The Oakland A’s beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep.

06/29/2014

A's vs. Marlins

A’s Score 4 In 9th To Beat Marlins 9-5

Coco Crisp scored the go-ahead run in the 9th inning on a replay reversal, and the Oakland A’s bounced back after blowing a 4-run lead to beat the Marlins 9-5 on Friday night.

06/27/2014

O.co Coliseum on April 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland Mayor Disputes Reaching Agreement With A’s To Stay At Coliseum

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig on Wednesday commended the Oakland A’s and Oakland and Alameda County officials for reaching an agreement to extend the team’s lease at the O.co Coliseum but city and county officials said no agreement has been reached yet.

06/25/2014

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