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Lynn earns his first win in second stint with Cards, who beat A's before season-low crowd of 3,296

Apr. 17, 2024 01:14 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lance Lynn earned his first win for the St. Louis Cardinals in seven years, a 3-2 victory over the Athletics on Tuesday night before a season-low crowd of 3,296 at the Oakland Coliseum. Lynn (1-0) allowed two runs — one earned — and five hits in seven...

Sonny Gray pitches Cardinals past his former A's as St. Louis wins 3-1

Apr. 16, 2024 00:19 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray struck out six and didn't walk a batter over six scoreless innings to beat his former club, and Willson Contreras doubled twice and drove in a run for the St. Louis Cardinals in their 3-1 win against the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Nolan...

Sonny Gray cherishes what was likely his last start in Oakland as A's prepare to move

Apr. 16, 2024 01:18 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sonny Gray earned his first career win for the Athletics in Oakland on Aug. 15, 2013, against the Astros. Almost 11 years later, the right-hander notched victory No. 100 back in the Coliseum wearing a Cardinals jersey this time facing his former club. It...

Padres' Jackson Merrill and Brewers' Jackson Chourio making big early impressions

Apr. 16, 2024 00:09 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Another day, another set of milestone accomplishments from Major League Baseball’s rookie class of Jacksons. San Diego’s Jackson Merrill went 3 for 5 and drove in two runs and Milwaukee’s Jackson Chourio hit a two-run homer and scored twice in the Padres’...

Father-son baseball play-by-play broadcasters Chip and Chris Caray cherish reunion in Oakland

Apr. 15, 2024 20:57 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chip Caray vowed to do his best not to cry. Not that anybody would blame the St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster if he did. On Monday night in Oakland, Chip reunited with son Chris on the field before each headed up to the booth to handle...

Ken Holtzman, MLB's winningest Jewish pitcher who won 3 World Series with Oakland, has died at 78

Apr. 15, 2024 19:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Ken Holtzman, MLB's winningest Jewish pitcher who threw two no-hitters for the Chicago Cubs and helped the Oakland Athletics win three straight World Series championships in the 1970s, has died, the Cubs announced Monday on social media. He was 78. Holtzman's brother...

A's rally from 5 runs down, beat Nats 7-6 to win 3 straight series for first time since 2021

Apr. 14, 2024 19:55 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Abraham Toro hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a six-run sixth inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied from five runs down to beat the Washington Nationals 7-6 on Sunday to win three straight series for the first time since 2021. Oakland took two of three...

MacKenzie Gore strikes out 11 as Nationals beat Athletics 3-1

Apr. 13, 2024 20:55 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — MacKenzie Gore tied a career high with 11 strikeouts, CJ Abrams hit an RBI triple and the Washington Nationals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Saturday. Gore (2-0) tossed five scoreless innings, throwing 90 pitches and striking out the last five batters he...

Butler hits home run, winning single to lift A's to 2-1 walk-off win over Nationals

Apr. 13, 2024 07:56 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lawrence Butler hit the game-winning RBI single in the 10th inning and had a solo home run to power the Oakland Athletics to a 2-1 walk-off win over the Washington Nationals on Friday night. Max Schuemann scored the winning run in his major league debut after...

JP Sears wins the day, Athletics win the series with 1-0 victory over World Series champion Rangers

Apr. 11, 2024 19:02 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — JP Sears navigated through trouble and carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning Thursday in the Oakland Athletics' game against the World Series champion Texas Rangers. Sears faced nine batters with runners on base after issuing leadoff walks in the...