A's Trade Bailey, Sweeney To Red SoxA person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Oakland Athletics have agreed to trade All-Star closer Andrew Bailey and outfielder Ryan Sweeney to the Boston Red Sox for outfielder Josh Reddick and prospects Miles Head and Raul Alcantara.
A’s Road Winning Streak Snapped By Blue JaysThe Athletics were seeking their fourth consecutive win, all coming on the road. But they instead dropped to 6-11 in their last 17 games in Toronto, dating to 2009.
A’s Give Up 16 Hits In Loss To MarinersDustin Ackley led a barrage of 16 hits that knocked Oakland starter Trevor Cahill (9-10) out after just four innings, his second shortest outing of the season.
A’s Score 9 Runs In 4th, Defeat Rays In RoutHideki Matsui and Ryan Sweeney both homered as part of a nine-run fourth inning and the suddenly resurgent Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 13-4 on Wednesday night.
Moscoso Gives Up 6 Runs, A’s Lose To TigersMiguel Cabrera and Carlos Guillen each hit a two-run homer in Detroit’s six-run fifth inning, and the Tigers beat the Oakland Athletics 8-3 on Tuesday night.
Harden Wins In Season Debut, A’s Defeat DiamondbacksRich Harden pitched six strong innings in his season debut, Hideki Matsui had two RBIs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Friday night.
Weeks Helps Surging A’s To Win Over MetsJosh Outman threw another impressive game, Jemile Weeks scored three times and the streaking Oakland Athletics walked their way to a 7-3 victory over the New York Mets.
A’s Score 3 Runs In 6th, Beat OriolesRyan Sweeney hit a tiebreaking single as part of a three-run sixth inning and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 on Friday night.
Gonzalez Goes 7 Innings, A's Beat RoyalsGio Gonzalez pitched seven effective innings and the Oakland Athletics ruined Eric Hosmer’s much-anticipated major league debut with a 3-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
Athletics Agree With Sweeney On 1-Year DealThe A's announced the deal Friday. Sweeney hit .294 with one homer and 36 RBIs in 82 games last season before being sidelined in July by a right knee injury.