The Los Angeles Angels saw one of their future stars make strides but may have lost their biggest star for the last days of the season, as Mike Trout exited the game after taking a fastball to the shoulder.Share TweetMLB.com Sep 28 (yesterday)Jefry Marte broke open Tuesday's victory over the A's with his first career grand slam, as the Angels rolled to a lopsided win.Share Tweet
Marte, Nolasco Lead Angels Over A's 8-1nytimes.com Sep 28 (yesterday)Rookie Jefry Marte hit his first career grand slam in a seven-run fourth inning Tuesday night and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 8-1.Share Tweet
Versatile Olson finding footing in A's outfieldMLB.com Sep 27 (2 days ago)A's rookie Matt Olson perfectly fits the mold of a prototypical first baseman, yet the A's power-hitting prospect, who stands 6-foot-5, has spent more time in right field than any other position in recent seasons.Share Tweet
Trout goes deep as Angels top A'sMLB.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)Albert Pujols knocked in the go-ahead run in the eighth and Mike Trout had two hits, including his 29th home run. Pitcher Jered Weaver retired the first 14 hitters he faced before departing with lower back tightness. Oakland pitcher Sean Manaea allowed …Share Tweet
Jered Weaver Contemplates Future After Angels Beat A's 2-1nytimes.com Sep 27 (3 days ago)If Jered Weaver is in his final week with the Los Angeles Angels, the veteran right-hander will try to finish his 11 seasons the right way.Share Tweet
Rangers blank A's, move closer to home fieldMLB.com Sep 24 (5 days ago)The Rangers went with a makeshift lineup on Saturday, the day after clinching the American League West title, but not every regular could get the afternoon off.Share Tweet
A's hoping Gray returns before season's endMLB.com Sep 24 (5 days ago)A's right-hander Sonny Gray faced hitters Saturday, taking the next step in what he hopes will be his return to the mound before the season concludes.Share TweetThe Texas Rangers became the first American League team to clinch a playoff spot when they clinched the AL West Division with a 3-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday.Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 23 (6 days ago)Sorry, Oakland Athletics, your World Series trophy is in another castle. And, hopefully it’s not filled with sewage. The A’s are a team that traditionally fluctuates between under-appreciated overachievers and not-quite-there youngsters. Well, file this…Share TweetMLB.com Sep 22Thanks to the Angels and the Astros, the Rangers will have to wait until they get to Oakland before they get another chance to clinch the American League West. The Angels bested the Rangers, 5-4, in a night game at Globe Life Park after the Astros defea…Share Tweet
Davis improving from illness, remains outA's outfielder Khris Davis, sent home Tuesday night with a stomach ailment, remained out of the lineup for Wednesday afternoon's series finale against the Astros.Share TweetAstros All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve hasn't been finding hits as often as he did in the first five months of season, which made for what seemed like a struggle to reach 200. After making outs in his first three at-bats in Tuesday's 2-1 win over th…Share Tweet
A's play Astros under protest after overturned callThe A's played Tuesday's game against the Astros under protest after manager Bob Melvin appeared to express disagreement with the placement of a runner following a replay review in the third inning.Share Tweet
Gattis Homers Twice to Help Astros Complete Sweep of A'snytimes.com Sep 21Evan Gattis homered twice, catcher Jason Castro threw out a runner to end the game and the contending Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 on Wednesday to complete a sweep.Share TweetMLB.com Sep 20The Astros were in desperate need of a hero in the late innings Monday night, and Marwin Gonzalez answered the call.Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 20A big pinch-hit double by seldom-used Tyler White in the eighth inning and little discipline at the plate by Marwin Gonzalez in the ninth provided just enough to keep the Houston Astros on the fringe of the AL wild card race.Share Tweet
A's swat 3 HRs, get Alcantara 1st winMLB.com Sep 18Raul Alcantara, given a 7-0 lead after five innings, outpitched Rangers starter Yu Darvish, and the Athletics held on for an 11-2 victory at Globe Life Park on Saturday night.Share Tweet
AL-Best Rangers Lose 11-2 as Darvish Struggles Again vs A'snytimes.com Sep 17Joey Wendle led off the game with his first major league homer for Oakland, Marcus Semien also went deep against Yu Darvish and the Athletics beat the AL-best Texas Rangers 11-2 on Saturday night.Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 17With a comfortable 9 1/2-game lead in the AL West, Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister already has his eye on the big prize. That’s why the second-year skipper has gone out of his way this weekend to line up Cole Hamels, Yu Darvish and Colby Lewis, whic…Share Tweet
A's bats do major damage in sweep of RoyalsMLB.com Sep 15The homestand that was supposed to provide a launching pad for the Royals into serious postseason contention instead may have sealed the defending World Series champions' fate.Share Tweet
Vogt Drives in 5 Runs as A's Win 14-5 to Sweep 4 From Royalsnytimes.com Sep 15Ryon Healy's long shot left the Kansas City Royals a longshot to return to postseason play.Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 15Butler, released by the Oakland Athletics, was in the lineup, batting fifth, against the Red Sox on Thursday night.Share TweetMLB.com Sep 14The postseason chances for the defending World Series champion Royals could now officially be on life support. After crushing losses in the first two games of the series, the Royals appeared zapped of energy Wednesday night, mustering just four singles …Share Tweet
Alonso, Semien Hit 2-Run Doubles; A's Top Royals 8-0nytimes.com Sep 14Yonder Alonso's doubles are spoiling the Kansas City Royals' postseason hopes.Share Tweet
Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of ToothMar 20Clayton 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.
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Buster's Blog: Athletics' Bustling OffseasonJan 15Buster Olney takes a look at the Athletics' offseason moves and what to expect this upcoming season.