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Weeks, Smith Lead A’s Over Padres In Cactus League

Jemile Weeks hit a leadoff home run in the first inning, Seth Smith later homered and the Athletics beat a split squad of San Diego Padres 11-6 on Wednesday.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a single against the Detroit Tigers during Game Four of the American League Division Series in the first inning at o.Co Coliseum on October 10, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Rally Past Tigers In 9th, Force ALDS Game 5

The Athletics staved off elimination for a second straight night with a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 of the AL division series Wednesday.


Dan Straily #67 of the Oakland Athletics throws against the Oakland Athletics at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 24, 2012 in Arlington. (Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

A’s Unable To Hold Off Rangers In AL West Showdown

Adrian Beltre singled home the winning run in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers rallied past Oakland 5-4 on Monday night to stretch their AL West lead over the Athletics to five games with nine to play.



A’s Avoid Sweep By Thumping Tigers 12-4

Seth Smith homered, doubled and drove in four runs, and the Oakland Athletics avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Detroit Tigers 12-4 Thursday in a matchup of AL playoff contenders.


Brandon McCarthy #32 of the Oakland Athletics is taken out of the game by trainer Nick Paparesta (R) and manager Bob Melvin (2nd L) after McCarthy was hit in the head with a line drive off the bat of Erick Aybar #2 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the fourth inning at Coliseum on September 5, 2012. Cliff Pennington #2 and Derek Norris #36 look on. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

McCarthy Hit In Head, A’s Swept By Angels

Torii Hunter drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Angels completed a three-game sweep at Oakland after Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy took a liner off his head in the fourth inning.


Brett Anderson #49 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Minnesota Twins at Coliseum on August 21, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Anderson Sharp In Return, A’s Defeat Twins

Oakland left-hander Brett Anderson pitched seven innings in his first start since undergoing elbow surgery nearly 15 months ago and the Athletics turned a triple play behind him in a 4-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night.


Jonny Gomes #31 celebrates after scoring on a triple by Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 27, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

A’s Score 6 Runs In 9th, Defeat Orioles

Jemile Weeks hit an RBI single to give Oakland the lead during a six-run ninth inning against All-Star closer Jim Johnson, and the Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 14-9 on Friday night in a back-and-forth duel that featured 31 hits and lasted four hours.


JULY 26: Jonny Gomes #31 of the Oakland Athletics tosses his helmet after striking out during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays July 26, 2012 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Brad White/Getty Images)

Oakland Winning Streak Ends; Toronto Tops A’s, 10-4

Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run home run, Kelly Johnson added a solo shot and the Toronto Blue Jays ended the Oakland Athletics’ seven-game winning streak with a 10-4 victory Thursday.


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A’s Rally Past Yankees 5-4 In 12 For 4-Game Sweep

Seth Smith hit a tying homer in the ninth inning, Coco Crisp singled home the winning run in the 12th and the surging A’s rallied from four runs down to stun the Yankees 5-4 on Sunday and complete a four-game sweep.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics get congratulated by teammates Jemile Weeks #19 and Seth Smith #15 after Cespedes hit a two-run home run in the first inning against the New York Yankees at Coliseum on July 19, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Griffin, A’s Shut Down MLB-Leading Yankees

Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer in the first inning and A.J. Griffin shut down one of baseball’s best lineups for five innings as the Oakland Athletics beat the Yankees 4-3 Thursday night to snap a nine-game skid at home to New York.