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Andrus hits walk-off single in 9th, A's edge Royals 4-3

Jun. 12, 2021 01:32 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Elvis Andrus hit a winning single in the ninth inning after making pair of fielding gaffes, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Friday night. With the score 3-all, Matt Chapman doubled over leaping third baseman Hanser...

Soler, Benintendi hit homers for Minor as Royals snap skid

Jun. 11, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Minor likes pitching in close games, and that's exactly what he faced dueling against Frankie Montas for much of his outing Thursday night until Kansas City's hitters delivered late. Manager Mike Matheny has stressed how the Royals must grind...

Bassitt stymies D-backs, Arizona drops 18th in a row on road

Jun. 09, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — To get feeling right physically again, Chris Bassitt spent one of his recent days off icing his legs in a 45-degree Colorado river as teammate Cole Irvin went fishing. “I was basically sitting in an ice bath all day long,” Bassitt said. ...

Olson, Pinder homer, lead Irvin, A's over Rockies 6-3

Jun. 06, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Cole Irvin pitched six strong innings, Matt Olson and Chad Pinder backed him with home runs and the Oakland Athletics beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 Saturday night. Mark Canha added three hits, including an RBI single for the Athletics, who won for the...

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Jun. 05, 2021 16:56 PM EDT

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Murphy, Canha lift A's over Rockies; Gray injures elbow

Jun. 05, 2021 01:53 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Sean Murphy and Mark Canha homered off Jon Gray before the Rockies right-hander left with elbow soreness, and the Oakland Athletics beat Colorado 9-5 Friday night. Murphy had three hits and three RBIs for Oakland, which has won seven of 10 road games and...

Walsh homers, Angels bullpen shines in 4-2 win over A's

May. 30, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jared Walsh’s 12th homer sparked a four-run second inning, four relievers combined for six scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Sunday. David Fletcher doubled twice and had two RBIs. Taylor Ward added...

Ohtani hits 2-run single as Cobb, Angels blank A's 4-0

May. 29, 2021 20:48 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani came to the Coliseum on Saturday morning after pitching a night earlier and declared himself ready to get back into the batter's box as designated hitter. It even left his manager a little awestruck. The two-way...

Crawford's three hits power Mariners past Athletics 4-3

May. 26, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners made not one but two magnificent, game-saving catches. J.P. Crawford had three hits, Mariners center fielder Kyle Lewis ran down a deep flyball to save two possible runs and Seattle beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Tuesday...

Lewis homers, Mariners top A's 4-2 to end 6-game skid

May. 25, 2021 01:47 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Lewis homered and made a diving catch in center field, Yusei Kikuchi pitched six smooth innings before his back cramped up, and the Seattle Mariners ended a six-game losing streak by beating the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Monday night. Jarred...