| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:07 AM
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MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH
PHOENIX -- Sean Doolittle figures to be even better in 2014.
The converted first baseman is among baseball's top young left-handed relievers, and he was Oakland Athletics'...
| Feb 19, 2014
PHOENIX There is plenty of upside for pitcher Jim Johnson in his new role with the A's, not the least of which is getting to close games for a two-time A.L. West champion.
But he'll probably have to give up his Screen Actors Guild card.
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:35 PM
PHOENIX Despite the departures of All-Star closer Grant Balfour and ace starter Bartolo Colon, the Oakland Athletics head into spring training believing they are a deeper, stronger team than the one whose season ended in Detroit in the playoffs last...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 12:43 PM
OAKLAND—The Oakland Athletics’ need for a new stadium was highlighted again Tuesday night when a sewage backup from a bathroom adjacent to the A’s dugout forced players and coaches to watch the final three innings of their 2-1 walk-off...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:21 PM
OAKLAND -- Josh Hamilton hit a tying two-run home run in the ninth inning and a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the 11th inning Wednesday to lead the Angels to a 5-4 victory over the host Oakland Athletics.
J.B. Shuck sparked the winning rally with a...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:31 PM
OAKLAND -- Left fielder J.B. Shuck had his best all-around defensive game of the season Wednesday in the Angels' 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
Shuck went to the gap for Chris Young’s second-inning single and made a strong one-hop throw...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 7:28 PM
As the calendar turned to September, with the Oakland Athletics in the heat of a pennant race, their general manager was half a world away.
Billy Beane was in Prague, and not on a scouting trip.
Baseball's most unconventional operation has done it...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 3:20 PM
OAKLAND -- A successful return to the rotation by Angels right-hander Garrett Richards on Saturday was marred by a rare meltdown by reliever Scott Downs, who gave up a pinch-hit, two-run home run to Derek Norris in the seventh inning of a 3-1 loss to...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Exhibition, Aberdeen Wings at Topeka, Kan., 7:15 p.m.
Upper Iowa at Minnesota-Crookston
Northern State vs. Union (11 a.m.) and Lindenwood (Mo.), 3 p.m. at Springfield, Mo.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:51 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bartolo Colon allowed one run over seven innings and the Oakland Athletics won for the ninth time in their past 12 games, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Monday night.
The 40-year-old Colon (12-3) shook off a tough-luck...
| May 19, 2013
| 4:03 PM
The Oakland A's came off consecutive one-run victories over the Kansas City Royals into game three on Sunday. The A's made it three after defeating the Royals 4-3 and completed their first home sweep of Kansas City in five years.
The Royals came out...
| May 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
OAKLAND -- C.J. Wilson survived a rocky start, Howie Kendrick, Mike Trout and Mark Trumbo each hit solo home runs, and Ernesto Frieri came through with a five-out, 35-pitch save Wednesday, as the Angels snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-4 victory...