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Toro hits solo homer in 8th and A's end 8-game skid with 5-4 win over Rockies

May. 22, 2024 00:49 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Finally a regular player in the big leagues, Abraham Toro hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth after Seth Brown hit a tying two-run drive the previous inning, and the Oakland Athletics snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday...

Brady Singer strikes out nine, Royals defeat A's 8-4

May. 19, 2024 17:22 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer stuck out nine, Vinnie Pasquantino hit a three-run triple and the Kansas City Royals completed a sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday. It was the third sweep of the season for Kansas City. It took until September 20 for the...

Seth Lugo claims AL-leading 7th win as the Royals beat A's 5-3 and move 9 games over .500

May. 18, 2024 22:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seth Lugo struck out 10 and earned his American League-leading seventh victory as the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3 Saturday night. The Royals improved to 28-19, nine games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2015 season,...

Ragans throws 7 scoreless innings as Royals win 6-2 and extend A's skid to season-high 6

May. 17, 2024 22:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cole Ragans allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings, Michael Massey and Maikel Garcia homered and the Kansas City Royals beat Oakland 6-2 on Friday night to extend the Athletics losing streak to a season-high six. Ragans (3-3) walked two and struck out...

Loperfido hits first MLB homer, Javier solid as Astros beat A's 8-1 to complete sweep

May. 16, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Joey Loperfido hit his first major league home run and Cristian Javier pitched six scoreless innings Thursday night to help the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 8-1 and complete a four-game sweep. The victory extended Houston’s winning streak to a...

A's acquire right-hander Brandon Bielak from Astros for cash

May. 16, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics acquired right-hander Brandon Bielak from the Houston Astros on Thursday for cash. Oakland designated left-hander Easton Lucas for assignment to create 40-man roster room for Bielak, who had been designated himself on Saturday to created...

Valdez strikes out eight in seven innings, Astros limit A's to two hits in 3-0 victory

May. 15, 2024 23:18 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez struck out eight in seven strong innings and combined with Seth Martinez for a two-hitter, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday for their season-high fourth straight victory. Valdez (3-1) allowed both hits and walked two....

Astros pitcher Ronel Blanco suspended 10 games by MLB for foreign substance found in glove

May. 15, 2024 19:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros pitcher Ronel Blanco received a 10-game suspension Wednesday for violating Major League Baseball rules prohibiting foreign substances. Blanco was ejected from Tuesday night's start against the Oakland Athletics. His penalty, which also included an undisclosed...

Oakland Ballers make request to purchase old Coliseum bleacher seats used by NFL's Raiders

May. 15, 2024 06:05 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The new Oakland Ballers independent baseball team is hoping to incorporate a bit of Oakland sports history in its renovated ballpark as the club prepares for its opener next month. An expansion team in the independent Pioneer League, the “B's” are...

Astros get 2-1 win over A's in 10 innings after Blanco ejected early for foreign substance

May. 14, 2024 23:42 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Victor Caratini hit an RBI single in the 10th inning to lift Houston to a 2-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night after the Astros lost their starting pitcher when Ronel Blanco was ejected following a foreign substance check. The game was tied at 1 when...