Latest Oakland Athletics News

APNewsBreak: Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London

May. 21, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century. Major League Baseball has access to Olympic Stadium for 21...

Anderson leaves with cervical strain, A's beat Indians 6-4

May. 20, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brett Anderson had a quick reaction when the baseball and both pieces of a broken bat came sailing at him in the fifth inning. Get out of the way. Oakland's left-hander managed to do that, but left the game in the following inning with a cervical strain, and the Athletics hung on to beat...

Athletics-Tigers game suspended in 7th with A's up 5-3

May. 19, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are closing in on a 16th straight win over Detroit — but they'll have to wait 3½ months before trying to finish it off. The A's led the Tigers 5-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday when the game was suspended because of rain. Oakland scored twice in...

LEADING OFF: A's thump Tigers, Sale starts, Callaway cloud?

May. 18, 2019 11:02 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: ALL A'S The Athletics try to beat Detroit for the 16th time when Mike Fiers starts at Comerica Park. A win by the A's would equal the franchise record for the longest winning streak against one team. Oakland took 16 in a row from the Yankees from 1989-91....

A's make it 15 straight over Tigers with 4-1 victory

May. 18, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Once he made it through the first inning, it was smooth sailing for Daniel Mengden. Mengden pitched seven impressive innings and Nick Hundley and Chad Pinder homered to lift the Oakland Athletics to their 15th straight win over Detroit, 4-1 on Saturday. If the A's beat the Tigers on Sunday,...

3 generations of Harbaughs make 1st visit to Yankee Stadium

May. 18, 2019 12:49 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Harbaugh is in a New York sports state of mind this weekend. Michigan's football coach visited Yankee Stadium for the first time Friday, joined by his father and 6-year-old son to watch the Bronx Bombers take on the Tampa Bay Rays with first place at stake in the AL East. After that,...

LEADING OFF: Greinke exam, Turner tagged, CC faces Rays

May. 17, 2019 2:24 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: CHECK HIM Arizona ace Zack Greinke is set for an MRI after making an early exit in his last start. Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning against the Pirates until leaving in the eighth inning because of abdominal tightness. "It's not too bad,"...

Profar slam, A's romp 17-3 for 13th straight win over Tigers

May. 16, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tired after a long trip, the Oakland Athletics felt a little sluggish. But once they hit Comerica Park, they again turned sluggerish. Jurickson Profar launched his first career grand slam and the A's routed Detroit 17-3 Thursday for their 13th straight victory over the Tigers. The A's had...

Jackson plays for record 14th team, Blue Jays lose to Giants

May. 15, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Edwin Jackson thinks his new place in baseball history has as much to do with his reputation as it does his repertoire. Nearly 16 years after Jackson made his big league debut, both are still holding up. Jackson became the first player in major league history to play for 14 teams when...

Yankees acquire 1B/DH Kendrys Morales from A's

May. 15, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have acquired veteran slugger Kendrys Morales from the Oakland Athletics. New York is also getting $8,491,452 from Oakland to cover most of the $8,903,226 remaining in Morales' $12 million salary. That leaves the Yankees to pay $411,774, a prorated share of the $555,000 minimum....