Oakland Athletics

Franklin Barreto shows off power, speed in blowout win over Padres |Jun 20, 2018

Franklin Barreto showed off his skills that have made him the top hitting prospect in the organization as the A's smacked a season-high five homers Wednesday.

Bob Melvin appreciative of large contingent of As fans at Petco Park |Jun 20, 2018

Petco Park felt like a home game for the A's Tuesday night with the large amount of A's fans who were in attendance.

Bob Melvin on Chapmans injury, what hed change about interleague |Jun 20, 2018

SAN DIEGO There still isnt much clarity as to how long Matt Chapman might be out, and thats good news for As manager Bob Melvin. The exact severity of the third basemans right hand contusion continues to be a mystery. Chapman met with both Dr. Steven Shin and nerve specialist Dr. Vernon Williams in []

Piscotty, Lowrie bust out for late comeback win vs Padres in extras |Jun 19, 2018

SAN DIEGO It took the Padres bringing in their best pitcher, but the As offense finally broke through. Jed Lowrie provided the pivotal blow in the 10th inning with a two-run shot to right field off Adam Cimber to put the As ahead by two runs for the eventual 4-2 win Tuesday night, but []

How Franklin Barreto is looking to capitalize on everyday opportunity |Jun 18, 2018

A's top prospect Franklin Barreto has been a yo-yo between Oakland and Nashville this season, but he'll now get a shot at regular playing time in the majors.

Lucroy caps off As late comeback with walk-off vs Angels in extras |Jun 18, 2018

The beaten up A's showed they still have some fight left in Sunday's comeback victory to take the series over the Angels.

As snap four-game losing streak with win over Angels |Jun 18, 2018

The A's and Angels conclude a four-game series Sunday at the Coliseum with Daniel Mengden (6-6) opposing Andrew Heaney (3-5).

As place Matt Chapman on disabled list; recall Franklin Barreto |Jun 17, 2018

Third baseman Matt Chapman was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a hand injury. Franklin Barreto was recalled from Triple-A Nashville.

As top pick Kyler Murray takes his rips now its back to football |Jun 16, 2018

A's top draft pick Kyler Murray signed a contract to play baseball but will go back to school for one last year of football as the quarterback at the University of Oklahoma.

John Fisher looking to spend big bucks, but not on As payroll |Jun 16, 2018

Oakland A's owner John Fisher, who also owns the San Jose Earthquakes and Celtic FC of Scotland is hoping to expand his portfolio of sports franchises.

Matt Chapman leaves early with hand injury as As get swept by Astros |Jun 15, 2018

An injury that shut down Matt Chapman for weeks during spring training flared up during Thursday's loss to the Astros.

Matt Chapman leaves early with hand injury as As get swept by Astros |Jun 14, 2018

An injury that shut down Matt Chapman for weeks during spring training flared up during Thursday's loss to the Astros.

Bay Areas baseball greats celebrated in new TV documentary |Jun 14, 2018

Barry Bonds, Willie McCovey, Rollie Fingers and many more contribute to 'Bay Area Revelations'

Matt Chapman leaves early with hand injury as As get swept by Astros |Jun 14, 2018

An injury that shut down Matt Chapman for weeks during spring training flared up during Thursday's loss to the Astros.

How film room helped Matt Chapman get on hot streak at the plate |Jun 14, 2018

Matt Chapman is swinging the bat as well as he has all season, and it all comes down going back to the tape.

Matt Chapman leaves early with hand injury as As get swept by Astros |Jun 14, 2018

OAKLAND At this point, the As are just glad to see the Houston Astros get out of town. Swept over a three-game series as they fell to the Astros 7-3 Thursday, the As have now lost seven in a row to Houston and are 1-8 against the defending World Series champions this season. The []

As Paul Blackburn roughed up, Smolinski pitches in loss to Astros |Jun 14, 2018

It was a bad night for the A's, but the low amount of remaining fans got to witness some cool history at the Coliseum.

Matt Chapman leaves early with hand injury as As get swept by Astros |Jun 14, 2018

An injury that shut down Matt Chapman for weeks during spring training flared up during Thursday's loss to the Astros.

Matt Chapman leaves early with hand injury as As get swept by Astros |Jun 14, 2018

An injury that shut down Matt Chapman for weeks during spring training flared up during Thursday's loss to the Astros.

Matt Chapman leaves early with hand injury as As get swept by Astros |Jun 14, 2018

An injury that shut down Matt Chapman for weeks during spring training flared up during Thursday's loss to the Astros.

Matt Chapman leaves early with hand injury as As get swept by Astros |Jun 14, 2018

OAKLAND At this point, the As are just glad to see the Houston Astros get out of town. Swept over a three-game series as they fell to the Astros 7-3 Thursday, the As have now lost seven in a row to Houston and are 1-8 against the defending World Series champions this season. The []

Ex-As outfielder pleads no contest to domestic battery, avoids jail |Jun 14, 2018

The charges stemmed from a January domestic dispute in Los Angeles during which a woman said she was physically abused by her husband.

As swept by Astros as season-long struggle against Houston continues |Jun 14, 2018

OAKLAND At this point, the As are just glad to see the Houston Astros get out of town. Swept over a three-game series as they fell to the Astros 7-3 Thursday, the As have now lost seven in a row to Houston and are 1-8 against the defending World Series champions this season. The []

Daniel Mengden, As continue to struggle against the Astros |Jun 13, 2018

The A's are now 1-6 vs the Astros this season and 10-22 against the AL West.

How minor league stint helped As Emilio Pagan regain his stuff |Jun 12, 2018

Emilio Pagan seems to have found his groove now back with the A's after a recent demotion to the minors.

Trevor Cahill likely to go on DL, other injured As pitchers progressing |Jun 12, 2018

Trevor Cahill's injury woes may open up an opportunity for another A's pitcher who impressed in his last appearance for the A's.

Matt Chapmans late blast lifts As past Royals |Jun 11, 2018

Matt Chapman erased the A's frustrations with runners in scoring position on one swing of the bat after a game-saving play on defense by Marcus Semien.

Jake Smolinski returns to As after power surge in minors |Jun 10, 2018

Jake Smolinski seems to have taken advantage of his opportunity to play every day in Nashville.

Cahills aching Achilles leaves Athletics short-handed on bench |Jun 10, 2018

The Athletics face the Royals Saturday with just two eligible bench player s-- outfielder Dustin Fowler and catcher Jonathan Lucroy.

Athletics bats fall silent against struggling Royals |Jun 10, 2018

The Athletics got seven strong innings from Chris Bassitt in his first big league game since 2016, but couldn't break through against Royals starter Danny Duffy and two relievers.

Athletics join the victory party with win over Royals |Jun 9, 2018

While Oracle Arena was packed next door with fans watching the Warriors win Game 4 of the NBA Finals in Cleveland, the Athletics took care of business with a 7-2 win over the Kansas City Royals.

As Melvin expects to hear good news on Warriors front |Jun 8, 2018

At some point during the Athletics game against the Kansas City Royals at the Coliseum, manager Bob Melvin expects to hear the noise from next door at the Oracle watch party for Game 4 of the NBA Finals between the Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers.

As shuffle batting order Fowler to leadoff, Semien batting sixth |Jun 8, 2018

The A's tweaked their batting order Thursday night, moving Dustin Fowler to leadoff and batting Marcus Semien sixth

Beer lovers will enjoy As turning back clock on alcohol sales |Jun 8, 2018

Beginning with Thursday night's A's game, Bay Area baseball fans will be able to buy a beer without leaving their seat for the first time in 32 years.

Athletics Blackburn sharp; beats Royals in 2018 debut |Jun 8, 2018

The A's play the second game of a four-game series against the Royals Friday night with Frankie Montas (2-0) facing Jacob Junas (5-5).

Daniel Mengden roughed up as As long ball issues continue in loss to Rangers |Jun 7, 2018

ARLINGTON, Texas Daniel Mengden is wishing the calendar never flipped from May to June. Mengden was roughed up Wednesday night as the As fell to the Rangers 8-2 and were swept in a short two-game series. After an phenomenal month of May that saw Mengden go 4-1 with a 1.51 ERA in six starts, []

As draft Stephen Piscottys brother, Austin, and other local standouts |Jun 6, 2018

The A's drafted some local stars in day three of the MLB Draft.

Paul Blackburn set to return from DL and start vs Royals |Jun 6, 2018

ARLINGTON, Texas Paul Blackburn wasnt supposed to be back quite this fast, but things change. As manager Bob Melvin revealed the Brentwood native will be activated from the 60-day disabled list and get the start Thursday when the club returns to Oakland to begin a four-game series with the Kansas City Royals. Frankie Montas, []

Manaea improves, but As plagued by home runs in loss to Rangers |Jun 6, 2018

Sean Manaea's battle through 5 1/3 innings to keep the A's ahead was undone by a slew of home runs allowed by A's pitchers.

As manager Bob Melvin reflects on passing of Dwight Clark |Jun 6, 2018

A's manager Bob Melvin was joined the rest of the Bay Area in mourning the loss of San Francisco 49ers legend Dwight Clark.

As take Kyler Murray, Baker Mayfields expected successor, in MLB Draft |Jun 5, 2018

A's first-round selection Kyler Murray will have a tough decision to make, as he's expected to take over for Baker Mayfield as Oklahoma's starting quarterback.

Another As starting pitcher goes down in win over Royals |Jun 3, 2018

Matt Olson delivered a clutch blow to help the A's to a series win, but the starting rotation depth is starting to get dangerously thin.

Who the As could take with the No. 9 pick in the draft |Jun 3, 2018

The last time the A's picked ninth overall in the draft, things worked out pretty well.

As comeback bid falls short in loss to Royals |Jun 2, 2018

Click HERE if youre having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device. KANSAS CITY The As climbed out of an early hole to come back and tie the game, but a rare mistake from one of their top relievers ended up the toughest blow. Yusmeiro Petit, who has been one of the As []

Blake Treinen named American League Reliever of the Month |Jun 2, 2018

Blake Treinen rewarded after tying A's record set by Dennis Eckersley in 1992.

As manager Bob Melvin mourns death of former team chaplain |Jun 2, 2018

KANSAS CITY When Bob Melvin took over as manager of the As in 2011, he immediately became close with team chaplain Donnie Moore. So when Melvin learned Moore died Friday at the age of 60, the manager spent some time before Saturdays game against the Royals talking about the impact Moore made on his []

Paul Blackburn begins minor league rehab as he nears return to As |Jun 1, 2018

Paul Blackburn has begun his minor league rehab assignment as he nears a return to the big leagues.

Frankie Montas career-best start highlights drubbing of Royals |Jun 1, 2018

Matt Olson homered twice and set a new career-high in RBIs to provide plenty of support for a career-best outing by Frankie Montas.

Athletics remain ice cold at plate in loss to Tampa Bay |May 31, 2018

The Athletics conclude a four-game series and conclude a 10-game homestand Thursday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Mengden, Davis spark As to win over Tampa Bay |May 31, 2018

The Athletics finished their 10-game homestand on a high note, beating Tampa Bay to go 4-6.