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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers (50) throws against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Fiers, lights-out bullpen help Athletics beat Rockies 3-1

Sep. 16, 2020 7:03 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Mike Fiers threw six sharp innings before turning it over to a lights-out bullpen and the Oakland Athletics snapped a six-game skid against the Colorado Rockies with a 3-1 win Wednesday. Next up, a well-earned day off for the Athletics, who have played 16 games in 13 days. They finished the...

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Antonio Senzatela throws to an Oakland Athletics batter during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Senzatela pitches 1st complete game as Rockies top A's 3-1

Sep. 16, 2020 12:51 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Antonio Senzatela pitched the first complete game of his career and Elias Díaz hit a two-run homer to lead the Colorado Rockies over the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Tuesday night. Senzatela allowed six hits and retired his last eight batters against the AL West leaders for Colorado’s...

Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson (28) celebrates with Tommy La Stella, second from left rear, Ramon Laureano and Marcus Semien, right rear, as Mark Canha (20) looks watches after Olson hit a grand slam off Texas Rangers' Luis Garcia during the first inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Olson cleanup slam in 1st sends A's to 10-6 win over Rangers

Sep. 12, 2020 12:42 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Olson delivered in a situation made for a cleanup hitter, at the same place where the Oakland slugger spent his only game this season in the bottom half of the lineup. Olson connected for a grand slam off Luís Garcia after the Texas opener walked the bases loaded to start...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Shane Bieber (57) delivers during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

LEADING OFF: Shane Bieber faces Twins seeking 8-0 start

Sep. 11, 2020 3:27 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ NOT JUSTIN, SHANE It hasn’t taken Shane Bieber long to become Cleveland’s ace — and maybe the best pitcher in baseball this season. The right-hander looks to stay unbeaten as the Indians open a three-game series in Minnesota....

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Shane Bieber (57) delivers during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

LEADING OFF: Bieber faces Twins seeking 8-0 start

Sep. 10, 2020 11:01 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: ___ NOT JUSTIN, SHANE It hasn’t taken Shane Bieber long to become Cleveland’s ace — and maybe the best pitcher in baseball this season. The right-hander looks to stay unbeaten as the Indians open a three-game series in Minnesota....

Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson hits a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Matt Olson's homer backs Sean Manaea, A's beat Astros again

Sep. 10, 2020 9:04 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have long been a stellar second-half team. In a shortened season, they have dominated since Day 1. Sean Manaea carried a perfect game into the sixth inning en route to winning his fourth straight start, Matt Olson hit a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics...

San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr celebrates after hitting a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

Tatís hits 15th home run, Padres win series with A's

Sep. 6, 2020 8:29 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Fernando Tatís Jr. matched Angels slugger Mike Trout for the majors' home run lead with his 15th, a two-run drive in the seventh inning of the San Diego Padres' back-and-forth 5-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. Sean Murphy homered on another scorching-hot September...

Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty, bottom, steals second base under San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. during the second inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Laureano homers as A's get back on track to beat Padres 8-4

Sep. 5, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Manager Bob Melvin figured the slugging Athletics might need a few games to regain their offensive swagger following an unplanned layoff this past week. Ramón Laureano homered to help Sean Manaea win his third straight start, and Oakland snapped a three-game losing streak by...

Oakland Athletics' Mike Fiers pauses on the mound as he works against the Texas Rangers during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday Aug. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

AL-best A's win 3-1 in another victory by Fiers over Rangers

Aug. 27, 2020 12:21 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have never lost a game started by Mike Fiers against the Texas Rangers. Fiers allowed only an unearned run over six innings in a 3-1 win on Wednesday night, when the A's opted to play after three other Major League Baseball games were postponed when those teams...

Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson (28) and Mark Canha (20) celebrate a two-run home run by Olson that scored Canha as Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos kneels by the plate in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Olson, Semien homer as A's cruise to 10-3 win over Rangers

Aug. 26, 2020 12:06 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Olson and Marcus Semien connected on two-run homers, Stephen Piscotty lined a bases-clearing double and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 10-3 on Tuesday night. Tony Kemp scored three runs without hitting the ball out of the infield, starting on a wild pitch in the...