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Ohtani homers, wins to match Ruth as Angels top A's 5-1

Aug. 10, 2022 02:10 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Another home run, another pitching win, another spot in the history books. Just another night for Shohei Ohtani. The two-way sensation from Japan withstood another injury scare and pitched six scoreless innings to go with his team-leading 25th home run,...

Pinder slam lifts A's, trade target Montas over Astros 5-3

Jul. 27, 2022 01:59 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chad Pinder hit his second grand slam in two weeks, Frankie Montas pitched five innings in what could be his final outing with Oakland and the Athletics held off the Houston Astros 5-3 on Tuesday night. Tony Kemp had an RBI double and Stephen Piscotty doubled...

Tony Kemp homers, hits 2-run 2B as A's beat streaking Astros

Jul. 26, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Oller sat at his locker a nervous wreck as he watched the stressful final few outs on a corner clubhouse TV, elbows on knees and knees bouncing into the air. Lou Trivino eventually finished it, and Oller finally had his first major league win, more than...

Rangers' Pérez outduels Blackburn, A's in All-Star matchup

Jul. 24, 2022 20:37 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Martín Pérez allowed four hits over seven strong innings to extend his dominant undefeated streak and beat fellow All-Star Paul Blackburn, leading the Texas Rangers to an 11-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. Pérez (8-2) had six strikeouts and...

A's benefit from Rangers' defense, win 3-1 for 3rd straight

Jul. 24, 2022 01:22 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Vimael Machin scored on first baseman Nathaniel Lowe’s fielding error to snap a scoreless tie in the sixth inning, and the Oakland Athletics held off the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Saturday night. On a night when neither team did much offensively and both...

Vogt, A's wrap up shaky first half by beating Astros

Jul. 17, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Stephen Vogt hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics wrapped up a shaky first half by beating the Houston Astros 4-3 on Sunday. Ramón Laureano homered for the A’s, who went into the All-Star break at 32-61, the worst record in the...

Bolt HR, 3 RBIs lead Irvin, Athletics over Astros 5-1

Jul. 15, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Skye Bolt homered with a career-high three RBIs, Cole Irvin pitched six sharp innings and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 5-1 Friday night. Elvis Andrus hit a two-run single as the A's rallied in the seventh. Oakland trailed 1-0 when...

Pinder's 12th-inning slam lifts A's over Rangers 14-7

Jul. 13, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Chad Pinder hit a grand slam during an eight-run 12th inning and the Oakland Athletics overcame another homer by Corey Seager to beat the Texas Rangers 14-7 Tuesday night. Pinder was Texas' automatic runner to open the 12th and scored on Vimael Machin's...

Seager HR, Smith inside-park shot send Rangers past A's 10-8

Jul. 12, 2022 00:37 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager's first four-game homer streak comes with the realization that the slugging Texas shortstop might never match what diminutive teammate Josh Smith did an inning later. Seager connected on his 20th homer leading off the fifth before the rookie...

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...