• Smith, Crisp clutch in 9th to lift A's in Game 4

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Oct 11, 2012
    I don't really know how to describe the 'magic' word," Crisp said. Two outs later, Crisp lined a single and Smith scored easily when right fielder Avisail Garcia couldn't handle the ball. Josh Donaldson followed with a double off the wall in left-center and both runners scored on Smith's double. The intestinal buildup Cook described could be properly diagnosed as walkoffitis, or the searing, intense internal expectancy that soon there will be a pile of A's players celebrating somewhere on the Coliseum field, that shaving cream will be applied to the designated hero's face, and that the fans in the seats will be rocking and shaking their heads, wondering how on earth this team pulled this off again.
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Crisp caps A's 15th walk-off victory of 2012

    Something special is going on for the A's in 2012, and Coco Crisp is usually in the thick of it.
    Source: MLB.com
  • A's stave off elimination with walk-off victory

    Seth Smith hit a game-tying two-run double off Jose Valverde in the ninth and Coco Crisp followed with a walk-off RBI single as the A's beat the Tigers to stave off elimination in Game 4.
    Source: CNNSI.com

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