Scott Sizemore

Starting pitcher Rich Harden #18 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on August 2, 2011 in Seattle. (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

A’s Unable To Get Past Hernandez, Mariners

Seattle starter Felix Hernandez improved to 12-4 with a 2.54 ERA in 21 career starts against Oakland, including five consecutive winning decisions.

CBS San Francisco–08/02/2011

Kurt Suzuki #8 and Mark Ellis #14 talk to pitcher Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics before he was taken out of the game in the sixth inning against the New York Yankees at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on May 31, 2011 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Need Offensive Resurgence In Second Half

The Athletics come out of the All-Star break with the third-worst record in the American League at 39-53 and are 12 games behind Texas in the AL West after being swept by the Rangers in a four-game series.

CBS San Francisco–07/14/2011

Gio Gonzalez #47 of the Oakland Athletics reacts after giving up a homerun to Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on July 8, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Gonzalez Gives Up 3 Home Runs, A’s Lose To Rangers

Both teams were still dealing with the aftermath of the death of the fan from a 20-foot fall in the second inning of Thursday night’s game.

CBS San Francisco–07/08/2011

Guillermo Moscoso of the Oakland A's. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Moscoso Allows 2 Hits, A’s Shut Out Mariners

Guillermo Moscoso allowed two hits in seven innings and Scott Sizemore homered to help the Athletics salvage the finale of a three-game series with a 2-0 victory over the Mariners on Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–07/06/2011

Bob Melvin, interim manager of the Oakland Athletics (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

A’s Rally Late To Beat White Sox, 7-5

Scott Sizemore hit a go-ahead three-run double in the ninth inning to rally the Oakland Athletics past the Chicago White Sox 7-5 Friday night, ending a 10-game losing streak.

CBS San Francisco–06/10/2011

Brett Anderson of the Oakland A's. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

A’s Activate 2, Get Anderson’s Arm Checked

The Oakland Athletics activated infielder Adam Rosales from the 60-day disabled list Monday and recalled infielder Scott Sizemore from Triple-A Sacramento.

CBS San Francisco–06/06/2011

Scott Sizemore

A’s Trade For 2B Sizemore; Deal LHP Purcey To Detroit

The Detroit Tigers traded second baseman Scott Sizemore to the Oakland Athletics for left-handed reliever David Purcey on Friday.

CBS San Francisco–05/27/2011