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A's can't consistently find winning formula, miss playoffs

Oct. 04, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Manager Bob Melvin truly believed he had a playoff team this year, and that's why Oakland's September stumble and frustrating finish remains perplexing to everybody involved. Even through an 0-6 start, numerous devastating injuries — most...

Lyles' pitching, Heim's homer lead Rangers past Indians 7-2

Oct. 02, 2021 22:53 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jordan Lyles closed his season by allowing only two hits in seven innings and rookie Jonah Heim broke a fourth-inning tie with a three-run home run to help the Texas Rangers beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Saturday night. Lyles (10-13) matched...

Contending Mariners win for 10th time in 11 games; A's out

Sep. 30, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jarred Kelenic stood outside the Seattle Mariners dugout with the crowd roaring and holding a placard with a phrase borrowed from a popular television show. “Believe” has become Seattle's rallying call, and the Mariners are charging into the final...

A's edge AL West-leading Astros again on walk-off hit in 9th

Sep. 26, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha hit an RBI single with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics again beat Houston with their final swing, edging the AL West-leading Astros 4-3 Sunday. The A’s swept the three-game series to move up in the...

Andrus breaks leg scoring winning run for A's, goes on IL

Sep. 26, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics shortstop Elvis Andrus was put on the 10-day injured list Sunday, a day after breaking his left leg while scoring the winning run against the Houston Astros. The A’s also placed infielder Jed Lowrie on the IL with a sprained...

LEADING OFF: Cards seek sweet 16, Yanks-Red Sox for WC lead

Sep. 26, 2021 03:48 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ CARDS FLY Fresh off setting a franchise record with their 15th straight win, Harrison Bader and the Cardinals try to finish off a sweep at Wrigley Field. ...

Marte's double in 9th lifts A's 2-1, stalls Astros

Sep. 26, 2021 01:58 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Starling Marte hit a game-ending double with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 2-1 on Saturday. The A’s are four games behind AL wild card co-leaders Boston and New York, with Seattle...

A's keep pace in wild-card race with 5-4 win over Angels

Sep. 18, 2021 02:00 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics committed three errors in the first two innings, stranded 10 runners through the first six and didn’t have an extra-base hit all night at the Big A. The A's still manufactured enough ugly runs and got enough beautiful...

Royals' Perez ties Bench's HR mark with 45th in loss to A's

Sep. 16, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez tied Johnny Bench’s record for homers in a season by a catcher with his 45th, but Chad Pinder’s two-run single spurred a third-inning rally and the Oakland Athletics held off the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Thursday. Perez hit a...

A's hold off Royals 12-10 to keep pace in AL wild-card race

Sep. 16, 2021 00:37 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matt Olson hit a two-run homer, Josh Harrison drove in three runs and Elvis Andrus had four hits as the Oakland Athletics held on through a nervy ninth inning to beat the Kansas City Royals 12-10 on Wednesday night. The A's ended a three-game...