A's Beat Astros, Cut Houston's Edge for Home Field in PlayoffsMatt Olson and Chad Pinder each homered and the Oakland A's beat Houston 8-6 Friday night, cutting the Astros’ edge for home-field advantage in the AL playoffs.
A's Lose 12th Straight To Mariners, Eliminated From Postseason ContentionSeattle won its 12th straight game over Oakland, the longest win streak over a single team in franchise history, and in the process eliminated the A’s from postseason contention.
Haniger’s Homer Helps M’s Beat A’s 4-2, Close In Wild CardMitch Haniger hit his 100th home run and third in two games, and the Seattle Mariners pulled within a half-game of the second AL wild card berth by beating the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Tuesday night.
A's Edge Astros Again on Canha's Walk-Off 9th-Inning HitMark Canha hit an RBI single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning and the A's again beat Houston with their final swing, edging the AL West-leading Astros 4-3 Sunday.
Elvis Andrus Breaks Leg Scoring A's Winning Run SaturdayA's shortstop Elvis Andrus was put on the 10-day injured list Sunday, a day after breaking his left leg while scoring the winning run against the Astros.
Marte’s 9th-Inning Double Lifts A's Over Astros, Andrus Injured ScoringStarling Marte hit a game-ending double with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, lifting the A's past the Houston Astros 2-1 on Saturday.
Montas Reaches 200 Ks, Pinder Slams and A's Pummel Astros 14-2Frankie Montas pitched two-hit ball over seven innings and became the first A's pitcher in 20 years to reach 200 strikeouts in a season, helping Oakland pound the Houston Astros 14-2 on Friday night to support its slim playoff hopes.
Mariners Beat A’s 6-5 for 4-Game SweepThe Seattle Mariners rallied against Oakland’s bullpen for a 6-5 victory Thursday and a four-game sweep that damaged the Athletics’ wild-card hopes.
A's Drop 3rd In A Row To Mariners, Lose Ground In Race For Second AL Wild CardSeattle topped the A's for the third day in row to pull within 2 1/2 games of the Yankees for the second AL wild card. Oakland fell 3 1/2 back of New York.
A's Beat Angels 3-2, Stay in Wild Card RaceThe Oakland A's rebounded from a bullpen meltdown to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 in 10 innings.
Kaprielian, A's Beat Angels to Keep Pace for Wild CardJames Kaprielian pitched two-hit ball over six innings, Matt Olson hit his 36th home run and the A's beat the Angels 3-1 Saturday night.