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Chapman, Bichette HR; Jays edge A's 2-1 to snap 5-game skid

Jul. 06, 2022 19:32 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bo Bichette hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied past the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Wednesday to snap a five-game losing streak. “We needed it,” Bichette said. "I think when you’re trying to stop a skid,...

Piscotty homers, A's win series for second time in last 12

Jul. 06, 2022 01:25 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — First-year manager Mark Kotsay walked up the tunnel after another impressive victory by his Athletics and tried to remember the last winning series at home. “To be honest, I don't think I can reflect on it, so it does feel good to get a series win here at...

Vogt hits home run, sacrifice fly as A's beat Blue Jays 5-1

Jul. 05, 2022 00:41 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Vogt cherished going to San Francisco Giants games on July 4 or Mother's Day as a kid coming from Central California, and now he really appreciates playing on special holidays. On Monday, the 37-year-old Vogt changed his walk-up music to “Born in...

Rodríguez homers on Montas' 1st pitch, M's beat A's 2-1

Jul. 03, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Julio Rodríguez homered on Frankie Montas’ first pitch and drove in both runs, Robbie Ray struck out a season-high 12 and the Seattle Mariners beat Oakland 2-1 on Sunday to deal the Athletics their 25th loss in 31 games. Ray (7-6) combined with Andrés Muñoz and...

Toro's single in 9th sends Mariners over Athletics

Jul. 02, 2022 20:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Justin Upton homered to tie it in the eighth inning and Abraham Toro singled home the winning run in the ninth to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Saturday. The Mariners loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth when Lou Trivino...

Sears pitches major league-best Yankees past lowly A's 2-1

Jun. 28, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Last week, JP Sears was pitching before 4,209 fans at Toledo. Now he was getting a standing ovation from a screaming crowd of 38,051 at Yankee Stadium. “That was awesome. That's something that I really appreciate,” the 26-year-old left-hander said Tuesday night...

LEADING OFF: Twins in Cleveland for 2, brawl bans announced

Jun. 28, 2022 03:18 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ PITCH OUT Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson is serving his final days with Minnesota before leaving for the same job with LSU. His departure, first reported Sunday night, blindsided...

Best-in-MLB Yanks top worst-in-majors A's 9-5 on late rally

Jun. 28, 2022 00:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees lived up to expectations, even trailing by four runs. Unfortunately for Oakland, the Athletics also played to pattern. Two catcher’s interference calls, a hit batter and a walk sparked a bizarre six-run seventh inning...

No-hit till 8th, M's score 2 in 9th on wild pitches, top A's

Jun. 23, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland starter Frankie Montas took a no-hit bid into the eighth inning, then reliever A.J. Puk threw a pair of run-scoring wild pitches with two outs in the ninth that gave the Seattle Mariners a 2-1 win over the Athletics on Thursday. The Mariners loaded...

Athletics' Montas loses no-hit bid with 2 outs in 8th vs M's

Jun. 23, 2022 17:50 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas of the Oakland Athletics has lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the eighth inning on a single by Seattle's Adam Frazier. Frazier lined a clean single to left field on Thursday at the Coliseum. The 29-year-old Montas began the...