Tommy Milone

Tommy Milone of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Houston Astros in the first inning at Coliseum on April 15, 2013 in Oakland. All uniformed team members wore jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Lowrie, Milone Lead A’s To Win Over Astros

Jed Lowrie drove in four runs, Tommy Milone won his third straight start and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 11-2 on Monday night.


Brandon Moss #37 of the Oakland Athletics breaks his bat as he hits an RBI single in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 10, 2013 in Anaheim. (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Moss’ Homer, 5 RBIs Power A’s To Win Over Angels

Brandon Moss tied a career high with five RBIs, including his second homer in two games, and the Oakland Athletics extended their winning streak to seven games with an 11-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.


Josh Reddick #16 and Coco Crisp #4 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after they both scored on a two-run double by Jed Lowrie (not pictured) against the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning at Coliseum on April 3, 2013 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Lowrie Powers A’s Past Mariners

Jed Lowrie and Chris Young hit back-to-back home runs in the seventh inning, helping Tommy Milone and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Wednesday night.


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A.J. Griffin Part Of Athletics’ Young, High-Potential Starting Pitching

If the A’s are going to make the playoffs again, it will be on the strength of their pitching. A.J. Griffin will be a big part of that.


Tommy Milone

A’s Slow Royals In 6-3 Win

Tommy Milone had a successful rookie season, and then started off spring training with five scoreless innings in two starts. Still, he’s treating camp as if he needs to earn a spot in the Athletics’ rotation.


George Kottaras #14 of the Oakland Athletics concurs with Tommy Milone #57 during the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 25, 2012. (Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Kottaras Homers In 10th, A’s Defeat Rangers

George Kottaras hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning and the Oakland Athletics moved within four games of the AL West lead by beating the first-place Texas Rangers 3-2 Tuesday night.


Yoenis Cespedes #52 of the Oakland Athletics hits a two run home run in the fourth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Coliseum on September 14, 2012 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Cepedes Homers With Sore Wrist, A’s Defeat Orioles

Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer while playing with a sore right wrist, and the AL wild card-leading Oakland Athletics beat Baltimore 3-2 on Friday night to prevent the Orioles from moving into sole possession of first place in the AL East.


Brandon Moss #37 celebrates with Chris Carter #22 of the Oakland Athletics after Carter hit a solo home run during the fifth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 28, 2012. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

A’s Hand Cleveland 2nd Straight Shutout

Tommy Milone and three Oakland relievers extended Cleveland’s scoreless streak to 22 innings and the Athletics beat the Indians 7-0 on Tuesday night.


Tommy Milone #57 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Minnesota Twins at Coliseum on August 22, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Tommy Milone Becomes 10-Game Winner As A’s Top Twins

Coco Crisp homered, hit an RBI double and scored three runs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 on Wednesday for their second straight winning series.


Tommy Milone #57 of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays at Coliseum on July 31, 2012. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A’s End Red-Hot July With Loss To Rays

The game lasted just 2 hours, 37 minutes, a sharp turnaround from 24 hours earlier when the two teams played 15 innings in a marathon that went 5 hours, 9 minutes and ended after midnight.