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Sonny Gray

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 11: Jed Lowrie #8 of the Oakland Athletics fields the ball at second base for the force out as Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals attampts to slide during the 7th inning of the game at Kauffman Stadium on August 11, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Royals Beat A’s To Pick Up 8th Straight Win, Take AL Central Lead

The Kansas City Royals won their eighth straight game and took over the AL Central lead Monday night when Yordano Ventura outdueled Sonny Gray during a 3-2 win over Oakland Athletics.

08/11/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics walks off the field after being taken out of the game by manager Bob Melvin in the fifth inning with the Tampa Bay Rays leading 6-0 at O.co Coliseum on August 6, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gray Struggles, A’s Lose To Rays

The Rays handed reigning AL Pitcher of the Month Sonny Gray (12-5) his second straight defeat following a 5-0 July in which he had a 1.03 ERA. This is the second time Gray has lost consecutive outings in his first full major league season, also to Baltimore and the Yankees on June 7 and 13.

08/06/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JULY 20: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning at O.co Coliseum on July 20, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Sonny Gray Strikes Out 8 In Match With Orioles, Picks Up 5th Consecutive Win For Oakland A’s

Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his fifth consecutive decision, and the Oakland Athletics pounded the Baltimore Orioles 10-2 on Sunday.

07/20/2014

SEATTLE, WA - JULY 13: Starting pitcher Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the first inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 13, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Sonny Gray Keeps Seattle At Bay To Help A’s Bring Home 4-1 Win Over Mariners

Sonny Gray limited the Seattle Mariners to just six hits and one unearned run and the Oakland Athletics earned a 4-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.

07/13/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the top of the first inning against the San Francisco Giants at O.co Coliseum on July 8, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Surging A’s Dominate Giants In Game 2 Of Bay Bridge Series

Sonny Gray struck out eight to win his third straight decision, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 6-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth consecutive victory.

07/08/2014

OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 18: (L-R) Yoenis Cespedes #52, Craig Gentry #3 and Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate defeating the Texas Rangers 4-2 at O.co Coliseum on June 18, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Moss Hits Tiebreaking RBI Double To Lift A’s Over Rangers

Brandon Moss hit a tiebreaking RBI double in the fifth inning and Sonny Gray pitched Oakland over the Texas Rangers 4-2 Wednesday, giving the Athletics the best record in the majors.

06/18/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on June 7, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Gray Struggles In A’s 6-3 Loss To Baltimore

When right-hander Sonny Gray struggled in a 6-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night, Oakland manager Bob Melvin said it was a reminder that Gray is still a young pitcher

06/07/2014

Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics hits a grand slam during the second inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on May 16, 2014 in Cleveland. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Reddick Homers Twice, Including Grand Slam, A’s Defeat Cleveland

Josh Reddick homered twice, including a grand slam, and drove in a career-high six runs, and Josh Donaldson added a three-run shot in the Oakland Athletics’ 11-1 win over the Cleveland Indians on Friday night.

05/16/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 28: Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics throws in the first inning against Michael Choice #15 of the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 28, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Sonny Gray Throws 3-Hitter In 1st Complete Game To Beat Texas Rangers, 4-0

Sonny Gray threw a three-hitter for his first career complete game and the Oakland Athletics beat Texas 4-0 Monday night in Rangers ace Yu Darvish’s shortest outing in the major leagues.

04/28/2014

Sonny Gray #54 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Texas Rangers in the top of the first inning at O.co Coliseum on April 23, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Athletics Swept By Rangers In 3-0 Loss

Martin Perez (4-0) outpitched Sonny Gray (3-1) in a heralded matchup of emerging stars, allowing just three hits and two walks in his first start since throwing a three-hitter against the White Sox for his first career shutout.

04/23/2014

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