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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.


Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after he scored against the Tampa Bay Rays in the bottom of the third inning at O.co Coliseum on August 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. Reddick scored from first base on an RBI double from Jed Lowrie #8. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Derek Norris Singles In 10th, A’s Defeat Rays

Derek Norris singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning against former Oakland closer Grant Balfour, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Monday night.


Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after hitting a three-run homer in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on September 27, 2013 in Seattle. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

A’s Defeat Mariners, Clinch Home Field In AL Divisional Series

Bartolo Colon outpitched Felix Hernandez to reach 18 wins for the fifth time in his career, Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 6-2 Friday night in the start of Eric Wedge’s final weekend as Mariners manager.


Pedro Florimon #25 of the Minnesota Twins catches Stephen Vogt #21 of the Oakland Athletics stealing second base during the fifth inning of the game on September 10, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Twins, Stay 2 Games Ahead In AL West

Josh Willingham hit two home runs, including a two-run shot in the eighth that put the Twins in front for good, to lead Minnesota past the Oakland Athletics 4-3 Tuesday night.


Josh Reddick #16 and Grant Green #35 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after Reddick hit a two-run home run in the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 22, 2013 in Houston. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Reddick, A’s Rally Late To Defeat Astros

Josh Reddick put Oakland on top with a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Athletics remained perfect this season against the Houston Astros with a 4-3 victory Monday night.


Nick LeGrange from Kansas City used a telerobotic arm to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Oakland Athletics game against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum on June 12, 2013 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Teen Throws Out A’s 1st Pitch From 1,800 Miles Away Via Telerobot

In what is believed to be a baseball first when it comes to ceremonial first pitches, 13-year-old Nick LeGrande made the toss before the Yankees-Athletics game on Wednesday night from his hometown of Kansas City, Missouri, by using a telerobotic pitching machine.


Tommy Milone #57 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning at O.co Coliseum on April 26, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Fall To Orioles In Shutout

The Orioles have won seven of their last nine games while the A’s have dropped seven of eight.


John Jaso #5 of the Oakland Athletics hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the Angels home opener at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 9, 2013 in Anaheim. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Jaso’s Pinch Homer Rallies A’s Over Angels

Pinch-hitter John Jaso had a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Oakland Athletics blew a four-run lead before rallying to beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-5 Tuesday night in the majors’ final home opener.


Manager Bob Melvin #6 of the Oakland Athletics gives the ball to pitcher Evan Scribner #58 after pitcher Ryan Cook #48 (not pictured) walked in a run with the bases loaded against the Seattle Mariners in the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum on April 2, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s Get 3 Hits, Walk 8 In 7-1 Loss To Mariners

Yoenis Cespedes hit a leadoff home run to the deepest part of center field in the second inning before Hisashi Iwakuma quickly regrouped to retire 15 of his final 16 hitters.


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A’s Fall To Mariners In Cactus League

Michael Morse broke a sixth-inning tie with his sixth home run of spring training, and the Mariners defeated the Oakland Athletics 6-5 Monday.