A's Third Baseman Matt Chapman Earns Big RaiseSlick-fielding third baseman Matt Chapman reached agreement Friday on a guaranteed $6.49 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics to avoid arbitration, and the club also secured deals with its five other arbitration-eligible players.
COVID: MLB Sues Insurance Providers In Alameda County Court Over Virus Losses In 2020 SeasonMajor League Baseball and all 30 of its teams are suing their insurance providers, citing billions of dollars in losses during the 2020 season played almost entirely without fans due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Baseball Hall Of Famer Joe Morgan Dies At 77Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, who starred for years with the Cincinnati Reds and played for both the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics late in his career, has died at the age of 77.
A's Playoff Run Ends, Lose To Astros In Game 4 Of ALDSThe Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 11-6 on Thursday to clinch their home-run heavy AL Division Series in four games.
Long-Ball A's Stave Off Elimination With Come-From-Behind Win Against Astros In ALDS Game 3In a game that featured three lead changes and resembled another home run derby, the Oakland Athletics kept their season alive with a come-from-behind 9-7 win in Game 3 of the American League Division Series over the Houston Astros.
MLB Playoffs: With Losses, Athletics Find Themselves in Familiar SpotChad Pinder and the Oakland Athletics knew the Houston Astros were going to be a difficult opponent in the AL Division Series even after winning seven of 10 meetings during the regular season.
A's On Brink Of Playoff Elimination After Falling To Astros In ALDS Game 2George Springer hit two homers and the Houston Astros kept making more noise in the playoffs, beating the Oakland Athletics 5-2 on Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their AL Division Series.
Springer, Correa Rally Houston Past A's 10-5 In ALDS OpenerThe Astros rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 10-5 in the opener of their AL Division Series on Monday at Dodger Stadium.
No Love Lost As Oakland A's Square Off Against Heated Rivals Houston Astros In ALDSOakland closer Liam Hendriks pretty much summed it all up in one sentence as the A's head into the American League Division Series against the Houston Astros on Monday.
A's Playoffs: Pinder Plays Through Tender Hamstring To Help Oakland AdvanceIn this strange season, there were no rehab assignments or minor league at-bats for injured players like Chad Pinder to regain their timing before stepping right back into a major league batter's box.
A's Rally Past White Sox, Advance In Playoffs At LastThe A's ended 14 years of postseason futility, riding Chad Pinder’s go-ahead, two-run single in the fifth inning and repeated costly walks by Chicago’s relievers to rally past the White Sox 6-4 and win the decisive third game of their AL wild-card round series.
A's Hold Off White Sox, Force Decisive Game 3 In Wild-Card SeriesMarcus Semien and Khris Davis homered early and the Oakland Athletics held off José Abreu and the Chicago White Sox in the late innings for a 5-3 win Wednesday.
Giolito, White Sox Beat A's 4-1 In Wild-Card Round OpenerLucas Giolito dazzled in his postseason debut, stymieing the Oakland Athletics through six perfect innings and sending the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory in the opener of their best-of-three wild-card series.
Playoff Woes: A's Held Hitless Into 7th, Lose To White Sox In Game 1 Of Wild-Card SeriesOakland must win Game 2 on Wednesday at home to avoid another early playoff exit.
Oakland A's Ready To Shake Recent Post-Season Failures As MLB Playoffs BeginThe Oakland Athletics are hoping success during the COVID-shortened regular season will also mean a change in their post-season fortunes.