James Paxton pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Seattle Mariners held off a late rally by Oakland for a 6-5 win Tuesday night, handing the Athletics their fifth loss in six games.
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.
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.
Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and hellos from every corner.
Just minutes after swinging their second blockbuster trade of the season, trading slugger Yoenis Cespedes to the Red Sox for Ace Jon Lester and outfielder Jonny Gomes, the A’s have made another trade, bringing back outfielder Sam Fuld from the Twins for pitcher Tommy Milone.
Coco Crisp homered leading off the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.
Yoenis Cespedes, who snapped an 0 for 23 slump Monday, drove in a run in Oakland’s two-run fifth inning against Carlos Carrasco, who is trying to earn the final opening in the Indians’ rotation.
Jed Lowrie hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in a nine-run first inning off Jose Quintana and Sam Fuld added a two-run triple, starting the Oakland Athletics to a 16-6 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday.
Brandon Moss and Sam Fuld homered and the Oakland Athletics finished in an 8-8 tie in 10 innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.
Clayton Kershaw allowed five runs on two hits and three walks and was unable to get an out in the third inning as the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Monday.