A’s Give Up 6th Inning Lead, Lose To RangersIan Kinsler hit a tying home run leading off the eighth and Josh Hamilton followed with another homer two batters later, lifting Texas to a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
Harden Loses 2nd Straight Start, A’s Fall To RangersRich Harden (4-4) lost consecutive starts for the first time this year, done after a season-low three innings in which he was tagged for six runs—five earned—on seven hits, struck out three and walked one.
A’s Loss Results In Tigers Winning AL CentralNewcomer Doug Fister pitched the Detroit Tigers to the AL Central title on Friday night, beating the Oakland Athletics 3-1 to secure the club’s first division title in nearly a quarter-century.
Jered Weaver Wins 17th As Angels Beat A's 4-1Jered Weaver went seven innings for his career-best 17th win, Mark Trumbo hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Wednesday.
A’s Unable To Hold Off Angels In 6-3 LossJosh Willingham doubled and drove in two runs for the A’s, who had won five of six against their AL West rivals before Tuesday’s loss.
Willingham Hits 25th Homer Of Season, A’s Beat AngelsJosh Willingham hit his 25th home run and drove in four runs to help the Oakland Athletics chase starter Joel Pineiro early again in a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
A's Sweep Mariners With 8-3 WinDavid DeJesus and Ryan Sweeney each drove in two runs, Hideki Matsui doubled three times and the Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners with an 8-3 victory Sunday.
Harden Strikes Out 11, Leads A’s Past Blue JaysRich Harden matched his career high with 11 strikeouts and didn’t allow a hit until the fifth, Josh Willingham hit a two-run homer, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
Willingham, Crisp Lead A’s Over OriolesJosh Willingham hit a home run and had two hits, Coco Crisp drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-4 Tuesday night.
Line Drive Knocks Out McCarthy, A’s Lose To RangersBrandon McCarthy (5-6) was knocked out of the game when he was struck by Chavez’s line drive in the fourth, sidelined by a bruised right knee.
Harden Has Strong Outing, A’s Defeat Blue JaysJosh Willingham and Kurt Suzuki homered, Rich Harden pitched seven strong innings for his first career win over Toronto, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Blue Jays 4-1 on Tuesday night.