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Murphy homers for 1st hit in MLB debut, A's blank Angels 4-0

Sep. 5, 2019 1:50 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The white shaving cream from those celebratory pies was still stuck to Sean Murphy's hair. Who got him? "Everybody, yeah," Murphy said. He sure gave the Oakland Athletics and his family plenty to cheer in a memorable major league debut. Murphy homered for his first hit and caught a...

Revived Judge hits 20th homer as Yanks beat Rangers 4-1

Sep. 4, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's bat has gotten loud again. His power ebbed for much of a season interrupted by a strained oblique, Judge has resumed his familiar role as a force in the Yankees' batting order. His go-ahead, two-run homer in the third inning started New York to a 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers...

LeMahieu homers in 11th, Yanks hit 4 and finally top A's 4-3

Aug. 31, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It was only fitting the New York Yankees finished August with one last long ball. DJ LeMahieu homered on the first pitch in the bottom of the 11th inning and the Yankees beat Oakland 4-3 Saturday for their first victory in five tries against the Athletics this season. "Finally got one...

Semien scores, has RBI as A's shut down Royals 2-1

Aug. 28, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A day after their highest scoring output of the season, the Oakland Athletics had to rely on their pitching to pull out another win. Fiers and three Oakland relievers combined to shut down the Kansas City Royals and Marcus Semien provided just enough early offense in a 2-1 victory...

Roark strikes out seven, pitching A's to sweep of Yankees

Aug. 23, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tanner Roark has been in Oakland long enough already to understand this winning vibe. Roark is doing his part to keep the Athletics on a roll as the September stretch run approaches, striking out seven without walking a batter over six-plus innings in a 5-3 victory over the New York...

Chapman homers twice, Bailey strong as A's hold off Giants

Aug. 14, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Chapman's first home run set up what looked like a lopsided win. His second provided the Athletics with some breathing room that they unexpectedly needed. Chapman's drive in the ninth inning followed a late collapse by Oakland's bullpen, and the A's held on to beat the San...

Fiers keeps rolling, A's hit 3 HRs to rip White Sox 7-0

Aug. 9, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Fiers stayed hot by shaking off a little cold. Fiers tossed seven sparkling innings to extend his career-best win streak to nine consecutive decisions, helping the Oakland Athletics blank the Chicago White Sox 7-0 on Friday. Fiers (11-3) allowed three hits, struck out a season-high...

Semien homers, A's beat Rangers 6-5 on walk-off walk

Jul. 28, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis told himself to think small, and the reigning AL home run champ delivered. Marcus Semien homered and scored the game-winning run on Davis' bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 6-5 on Sunday. "Just get the job...