A's Beat Rays 7-2, Gray Wins 3rd Straight StartGray struck out six pitching into the seventh in what might have been his final home start in Oakland if the club tries to deal him before the trade deadline, and the Athletics rallied in the fifth inning to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-2 on Wednesday.
A's, Davis Steal A Win Over White SoxAn improving change-up that repeatedly fooled the White Sox hitters was more than enough to offset the stomach illness that bothered Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray most of the afternoon.
Rays Walk-Off A's In First Game Of DoubleheaderThe game was already long and there would be another one. Evan Longoria wanted to get it over.
It's Never Too Late, Or Too Soon, To Turn Over Your Fantasy Baseball RosterTen weeks into the Major League Baseball season, and a lot of fantasy team owners give up on their rosters coming back from a three-day weekend. Don't be one of them; stay active, for there is still so much time left in the season to make a comeback.
Gray Fans 11, Davis Homers As A's Top Marlins 4-1Sonny Gray struck out a season-high 11 over seven innings, Khris Davis homered and the A's beat the Marlins 4-1 on Wednesday.
Sonny Gray To Start Season On Disabled ListSonny Gray will not be the Oakland A's opening day starter. Instead, he will start the season on the disabled list after suffering a moderate lat strain. Gray will be shutdown from throwing for three weeks to allow the injury to heal.
Oakland A's Counting On Young Starting RotationA key to the Oakland Athletics' young and relatively inexperienced starting rotation will be to consistently get the ball to the bullpen with a lead or a tie.
Gray Loses 7th Straight Decision, A’s Fall To TwinsErvin Santana struck out eight and walked none in a two-hitter that led the Minnesota Twins over the Oakland Athletics 4-0 on Wednesday.
Why Pitching Is The Hardest Thing To Rely On In Fantasy BaseballMost fantasy baseball owners plan their draft around picking pitchers that threw well last year. But as we all learn, sometimes things don't go as planned. Pitchers can get hurt; their performance can drop off for a number of reasons, sometimes without rational explanation. The hardest part for the fantasy owner is accepting that the present season is different than past seasons, and it's sometimes better to just admit you drafted wrong instead of stubbornly sticking with bad pitchers all season—and losing the league.
Gray Overcomes Flu, Leads A’s To 1st Win Of SeasonGray pitched seven strong innings, Mark Canha homered and the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 Wednesday night to get their first win of the season.
Food Poisoning Benches A's Ace Sonny Gray For OpenerOakland ace Sonny Gray has been scratched from his opening day start because of food poisoning.
A’s Knock Giants Out Of Wild Card RaceThe World Series champion San Francisco Giants were eliminated from wild-card contention Friday night, falling to Sonny Gray and the Oakland Athletics 5-4.