Oakland Athletics News and Rumors

  • Athletics Edge Indians in 10 Innings, 2-1

    Athletics Edge Indians in 10 Innings, 2-1

    nytimes.com Updated 3 hours ago
    Mark Canha hit a two-out double in the 10th inning to drive in Sam Fuld and lift the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Sunday.
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  • Brooks Earns First Career Win in A's Debut, 5-1 Over Indians

    Brooks Earns First Career Win in A's Debut, 5-1 Over Indians

    nytimes.com Aug 1 (yesterday)
    Marcus Semien homered to back a strong outing by Oakland newcomer Aaron Brooks and the Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
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  • A's land lefty Doubront in deal with Blue Jays

    A's land lefty Doubront in deal with Blue Jays

    MLB.com Jul 31 (2 days ago)
    The A's were minor players on Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline scene, acquiring lefty Felix Doubront from the Blue Jays and dealing right-hander Ryan Cook to Boston after doing much of their heavy lifting in the last week.
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  • Brooks, acquired from Royals, to start Saturday

    Brooks, acquired from Royals, to start Saturday

    MLB.com Jul 31 (2 days ago)
    Aaron Brooks, who arrived in Oakland on Friday after being dealt from the Royals on Tuesday, will start for the A's on Saturday against the Indians.
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  • Carrasco Goes the Distance in Indians' 3-1 Victory

    Carrasco Goes the Distance in Indians' 3-1 Victory

    nytimes.com Jul 31 (3 days ago)
    Carlos Carrasco threw a two-hitter, Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Thursday night.
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  • Dodgers score 8 two-out runs to drop A's

    Dodgers score 8 two-out runs to drop A's

    MLB.com Jul 30 (4 days ago)
    The Dodgers responded to the A's four-run seventh with a five-spot in the bottom of the inning and two more runs in the eighth, doing most of their damage with two outs, to earn a 10-7 victory and snap their three-game losing streak on Wednesday night.
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  • Dodgers Rally in 7th for Dramatic 10-7 Win Over Oakland

    Dodgers Rally in 7th for Dramatic 10-7 Win Over Oakland

    nytimes.com Jul 30 (4 days ago)
    Pinch-hitter Kike Hernandez delivered the go-ahead, two-run double during the Dodgers' five-run seventh inning, and Los Angeles rallied from a three-run deficit for a wild 10-7 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
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  • Dodgers Scratch Kershaw From Start vs A's With Soreness

    Dodgers Scratch Kershaw From Start vs A's With Soreness

    nytimes.com MLB.com Jul 29 (4 days ago)
    Los Angeles Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw was scratched from his scheduled start against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday due to hip soreness.
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  • At home with Cubs, Lester set for stretch run

    At home with Cubs, Lester set for stretch run

    MLB.com Jul 29 (4 days ago)
    Jon Lester doesn't forget July 31. It's his son Hudson's birthday. It's also the day Lester was traded from the Red Sox, which had been the only team he'd played for, to the Athletics a year ago. "Last year made for an interesting birthday," L…
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  • Nine innings of Gray: Sonny excellent in shutout against Dodger…

    Nine innings of Gray: Sonny excellent in shutout against Dodgers

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 29 (5 days ago)
    Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. The Oakland Athletics may be selling off parts, …
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  • Royals make another splash with Zobrist deal

    Royals make another splash with Zobrist deal

    MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 28 (5 days ago)
    The Royals acquired super-utility man Ben Zobrist from the A's on Tuesday, their second big splash leading up to Friday's non-waiver Trade Deadline. The A's received right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks and Minor League left-handed pitcher Sean Manaea.
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  • Mets going in? New York picks up Tyler Clippard from Athletics

    Mets going in? New York picks up Tyler Clippard from Athletics

    yahoo.com nytimes.com Jul 27 (6 days ago)
    It's been a couple seasons, but the New York Mets are buyers again at the trade deadline. The team proved as much Monday, trading for Oakland Athletics reliever Tyler Clippard. The Mets have acquired RHP Tyler Clippard and cash considerations from Oakla…
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  • Tim Hudson beats A's, becomes 15th pitcher with a win against a…

    Tim Hudson beats A's, becomes 15th pitcher with a win against all 30 MLB teams

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com Jul 27 (6 days ago)
    San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Hudson entered his start Sunday with 219 career big-league wins. All that winning has brought Hudson to four All-Star games and a World Series ring last season, but there was still one team out there he had yet to v…
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  • Parity, Extra Wild Card Gives Many Teams Hope in AL

    Parity, Extra Wild Card Gives Many Teams Hope in AL

    nytimes.com Jul 27 (7 days ago)
    The Oakland Athletics have lost four in a row and already traded one of their top pitchers when they sent Scott Kazmir to Houston. They are nobody's idea of a contender.
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  • Roundup: Bumgarner Yields a Run but Makes Up the Difference in …

    Roundup: Bumgarner Yields a Run but Makes Up the Difference in a Giants Victory

    Madison Bumgarner hit a home run and pitched seven innings for his third consecutive win, powering the host San Francisco Giants past the Oakland Athletics, 2-1, on Saturday.
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  • Zobrist 'just waiting' as trade mill heats up

    Zobrist 'just waiting' as trade mill heats up

    MLB.com Jul 25
    Multiple sources say the A's are actively shopping infielder Ben Zobrist now that left-hander Scott Kazmir is out the door and with his hometown Houston club. The impending free agent, whose value lies in his versatility, is very much privy to such rumo…
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  • Rumor roundup: Cubs linked to Hamels, Price

    Rumor roundup: Cubs linked to Hamels, Price

    MLB.com Jul 25
    One day after the trade season officially kicked off with the A's sending left-hander Scott Kazmir to Houston, buzz is heating up before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline.
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  • Video - Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth 00:29

    Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of Tooth

    Mar 20
    Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
  • Video - How Will Jason Giambi Be Remembered? 02:44

    How Will Jason Giambi Be Remembered?

    Feb 16
    Jerry Crasnick reflects on the career and legacy of Jason Giambi, who announced his retirement from baseball Monday.
  • Video - Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History 03:23

    Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History

    Jan 26
    Cary Chow and David Schoenfield look at the greatest baseball dynasties and pick out where the current Giants fit on the list.
  • Video - Buster's Blog: Athletics' Bustling Offseason 02:02

    Buster's Blog: Athletics' Bustling Offseason

    Jan 15
    Buster Olney takes a look at the Athletics' offseason moves and what to expect this upcoming season.

Sports Columnists

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    Jul 30
    After starting 24-8 last season, Toronto played .500 ball the rest of the way. With a planned transition to a new defensive identity this year, J.A. A...
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    Jul 28
    After a summer of deals, which teams are on the inside track to success next season and which are headed for a down year? Our 5-on-5 panel weighs in.
  • The MMQB Mailbag

    Jul 22
    Today is a good day for logic around the NFL. Because: • The Tennessee Titans on Tuesday signed the second pick in the draft, quarterback Marcus Mariota, meaning that five days before the first practice of the NFL preseason, all 32 first-round picks hav…
  • Adande: Jordan wouldn't let pride get in the way

    Jul 21
    The healthiest sign in DeAndre Jordan's return engagement with the Clippers is that the final decision was made for the right reasons, overcoming what would have been a prideful mistake.