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Yonder gone! A's stun Astros on walk-off blast

Yonder gone! A's stun Astros on walk-off blast

MLB.com Updated 11 hours ago
Yonder Alonso notched his first homer of the season in thrilling fashion, launching a walk-off, three-run homer off Pat Neshek in the ninth inning for the A's, who also watched their top pitching prospect, Sean Manaea, make his big league debut in the 7…
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  • Alonso's 3-Run Homer Gives Athletics 7-4 Win Over Astros

    Alonso's 3-Run Homer Gives Athletics 7-4 Win Over Astros

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    A's first basemen Yonder Alonso has spent the past few weeks doing extra with hitting coaches searching for anything to get him out of a dreadful funk.
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  • Bassitt to DL with elbow strain; Hahn recalled

    Bassitt to DL with elbow strain; Hahn recalled

    MLB.com 15 hours ago
    Right-hander Chris Bassitt was placed on the disabled list earlier in the day with an elbow strain, leading the A's to recall righty Jesse Hahn from Triple-A Nashville and slot him into a Saturday start against the visiting Astros.
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  • Anthony Gose Doubles, Homers to Lead Tigers Over A's 7-3

    Anthony Gose Doubles, Homers to Lead Tigers Over A's 7-3

    nytimes.com Apr 28 (yesterday)
    Anthony Gose doubled and homered, Anibal Sanchez pitched through a wild outing and the Detroit Tigers beat Oakland 7-3 Thursday to take three of four in the series against the Athletics.
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  • Five Tigers knock in runs to thump A's

    Five Tigers knock in runs to thump A's

    MLB.com Apr 28 (yesterday)
    Anthony Gose hit a two-run homer and scored on an Ian Kinsler double as part of an early-inning Tigers outburst, supporting Anibal Sanchez through a wild outing for a 7-3 win and a series victory over the A's Thursday at Comerica Park.
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  • Morosi: Reddick tunes out free-agency talk

    Morosi: Reddick tunes out free-agency talk

    MLB.com Apr 28 (2 days ago)
    Josh Reddick's fast start to the 2016 campaign is perfectly timed, as the 29-year-old can be a free agent after the season. But the A's outfielder said he isn't focusing on that at all.
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  • Tigers to start top prospect Fulmer on Friday

    Tigers to start top prospect Fulmer on Friday

    MLB.com Apr 27 (3 days ago)
    Top Tigers prospect Michael Fulmer is about to get his chance in the big leagues. Manager Brad Ausmus confirmed after Wednesday night's 9-4 win over the A's the club will call up the hard-throwing right-hander from Triple-A Toledo to start against the T…
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  • Martinezes plate 7 as Verlander handles A's

    Martinezes plate 7 as Verlander handles A's

    MLB.com Apr 27 (3 days ago)
    Hours after Tigers manager Brad Ausmus shook up his batting order, his offense broke out of its mid-April funk to tie its season high in runs, turning what could have been a Justin Verlander-Sonny Gray pitchers' duel decidedly in Detroit's favor during …
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  • Verlander, Power Hitters Lift Tigers Over A's, 9-4

    Verlander, Power Hitters Lift Tigers Over A's, 9-4

    nytimes.com Apr 27 (3 days ago)
    Brad Ausmus shook up the lineup and Detroit responded with its highest-scoring game of the season.
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  • A's prospect Manaea set for callup

    A's prospect Manaea set for callup

    MLB.com Apr 27 (3 days ago)
    A's manager Bob Melvin confirmed Wednesday that No. 2 prospect Sean Manaea will join the A's in Oakland on Friday and make his Major League debut that night against the Astros.
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  • Hill Pitches 7 Outstanding Innings, A's Beat Tigers 5-1

    Hill Pitches 7 Outstanding Innings, A's Beat Tigers 5-1

    nytimes.com Apr 26 (4 days ago)
    Bob Melvin had no major concerns about sending left-hander Rich Hill to the mound against Detroit's lineup of righty sluggers.
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  • King of the Hill: Lefty leads A's past Tigers

    King of the Hill: Lefty leads A's past Tigers

    MLB.com Apr 26 (4 days ago)
    One night after the Tigers' offense broke out of an early-season slumber against the A's, Rich Hill put it back to sleep. The former University of Michigan standout tossed seven scoreless innings, taking advantage of a three-run fourth and a Marcus Semi…
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  • Oakland A's Farmhand Sean Murphy Dies At 27

    Oakland A's Farmhand Sean Murphy Dies At 27

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Apr 26 (4 days ago)
    Sean Murphy, a pitcher in the Oakland A’s minor league system since 2010, died in Arizona on Monday. He was 27.Read more...
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  • Tigers' Collins won't be suspended for gesture to fans

    Tigers' Collins won't be suspended for gesture to fans

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 26 (4 days ago)
    Major League Baseball will not suspend Tyler Collins for his improper gesture toward fans at Comerica Park during Monday's 7-3 win over the A's, a league spokesperson confirmed to MLB.com Tuesday evening.
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  • Pipeline preview: Phils' Williams, Reds' Reed among those to wa…

    Pipeline preview: Phils' Williams, Reds' Reed among those to watch

    MLB.com Apr 26 (4 days ago)
    The Phillies' Nick Williams, the Reds' Cody Reed, the A's Daniel Mengden and the Astros' Joe Musgrove are among the top prospects in action on Tuesday.
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  • 2-HR game from Miggy powers win for Zimm

    2-HR game from Miggy powers win for Zimm

    MLB.com Apr 25 (5 days ago)
    Jordan Zimmermann allowed his first run as a Tiger, but Miguel Cabrera's two-homer, four-hit game more than made up for it, ending Detroit's four-game losing streak with a 7-3 win over the A's on Monday night at Comerica Park.
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  • Bautista Hits 2-Run HR as Blue Jays Beat Athletics 6-3

    Bautista Hits 2-Run HR as Blue Jays Beat Athletics 6-3

    nytimes.com Apr 24 (6 days ago)
    Jose Bautista hit a two-run homer, Ezequiel Carrera added a solo shot and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Sunday.
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  • Two for Tulo -- and Donaldson -- power Jays

    Two for Tulo -- and Donaldson -- power Jays

    MLB.com Apr 23 (7 days ago)
    Troy Tulowitzki hit a pair of home runs while Josh Donaldson added one of his own as the Blue Jays' offense finally came to life in an 8-3 victory over the A's on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre.
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  • Gray sharp as A's hold on for 6th straight win

    Gray sharp as A's hold on for 6th straight win

    MLB.com Apr 22
    Chris Coghlan hit a three-run homer and Sonny Gray pitched seven innings of three-run ball as the Athletics extended their winning streak to six games with an 8-5 win over the Blue Jays on Friday night at Rogers Centre.
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  • Tulo, Saunders held out with injuries

    Tulo, Saunders held out with injuries

    MLB.com Apr 22
    Shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielder Michael Saunders were both held out of the Blue Jays' lineup for Friday's series opener against the A's due to injury.
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  • Athletics look to continue hot streak on the road in Toronto

    Athletics look to continue hot streak on the road in Toronto

    yahoo.com Apr 22
    The hottest team in the American League rolls into Toronto on Friday looking to extend their winning streak to six games. The Oakland Athletics are coming off a sweep of the Yankees in New York and took two out of three from the defending World Series c…
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  • Donaldson, Bonds meet former clubs on MLB.TV

    Donaldson, Bonds meet former clubs on MLB.TV

    MLB.com Apr 22
    A pair of MVPs will meet their former teams today. Since the A's traded Josh Donaldson to the Blue Jays in November 2014, all the third baseman has done is lead Toronto back to the postseason, take American League MVP honors and then get off to hot star…
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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.