Yonder gone! A's stun Astros on walk-off blast
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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…Share Tweet
Alonso's 3-Run Homer Gives Athletics 7-4 Win Over Astrosnytimes.com 11 hours agoA'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.Share Tweet
Bassitt to DL with elbow strain; Hahn recalledMLB.com 15 hours agoRight-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.Share Tweet
Anthony Gose Doubles, Homers to Lead Tigers Over A's 7-3nytimes.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.Share Tweet
Five Tigers knock in runs to thump A'sMLB.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.Share Tweet
Morosi: Reddick tunes out free-agency talkMLB.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.Share TweetTop 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…Share Tweet
Martinezes plate 7 as Verlander handles A'sHours 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 …Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 27 (3 days ago)Brad Ausmus shook up the lineup and Detroit responded with its highest-scoring game of the season.Share Tweet
A's prospect Manaea set for callupA'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.Share Tweetnytimes.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.Share Tweet
King of the Hill: Lefty leads A's past TigersMLB.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…Share TweetSean Murphy, a pitcher in the Oakland A’s minor league system since 2010, died in Arizona on Monday. He was 27.Read more...Share TweetMajor 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.Share Tweet
Pipeline preview: Phils' Williams, Reds' Reed among those to watchMLB.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.Share Tweet
2-HR game from Miggy powers win for ZimmMLB.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.Share Tweetnytimes.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.Share Tweet
Two for Tulo -- and Donaldson -- power JaysMLB.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.Share Tweet
Gray sharp as A's hold on for 6th straight winChris 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.Share Tweet
Tulo, Saunders held out with injuriesShortstop 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.Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 22The 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…Share Tweet
Donaldson, Bonds meet former clubs on MLB.TVA 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…Share Tweet
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