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

Apr. 13, 2024 01:21 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...

JP Sears carries no-hitter into 7th inning, Seth Brown homers as Athletics beat Rangers 1-0

Apr. 11, 2024 18:11 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — JP Sears carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and combined with three relievers on a one-hitter, Seth Brown homered to supply the game’s only run and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 1-0 on Thursday. Sears (1-1) allowed leadoff walks in...

Cody Bradford, Adolis García help Rangers beat A's 6-2 to end 3-game skid

Apr. 11, 2024 09:03 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cody Bradford struck out seven in another strong start, Adolis García had a two-run single among three hits and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 6-2 on Wednesday night, stopping a three-game losing streak. Shea Langeliers struck out twice and...

Shea Langeliers has 3-homer game, first for Athletics starting catcher in 99 years

Apr. 10, 2024 00:33 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shea Langeliers became only the second Athletics starting catcher to hit three home runs in a game — and the first in 99 years. Langeliers' third home run of the night was a two-run drive in the ninth inning that lifted Oakland over the Texas Rangers 4-3...

Shea Langeliers hits 3 home runs, leads Athletics over Rangers 4-3

Apr. 10, 2024 00:32 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shea Langeliers hit three home runs, including a two-run drive in the ninth inning that lifted the Oakland Athletics over the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Tuesday night. Langeliers, a 26-year-old who entered with 29 career big league homers, hit solo drives in the...

Zack Gelof delivers as the Oakland A's cruise past the Detroit Tigers 7-1

Apr. 07, 2024 16:32 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Zack Gelof had four hits, including a three-run homer, and drove in four runs to help the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 7-1 on Sunday. Gelof hit an RBI triple in the first and scored on JJ Bleday's single. He connected for his first homer of the season in...

Blackburn, Rooker lead Athletics to 4-0 win over Tigers

Apr. 06, 2024 16:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Brent Rooker homered, Paul Blackburn pitched six sparkling innings and the Oakland Athletics earned their second win of the season, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Saturday. Zack Gelof walked and scored three times as Oakland (2-7) ended a four-game losing streak....

Gio Urshela's eighth-inning double gives the Tigers a 5-4 win over the Athletics in home opener

Apr. 05, 2024 18:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Gio Urshela's two-out double in the eighth inning brought in the go-ahead run and the Detroit Tigers defeated the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in their home opener on Friday. Matt Vierling and Mark Canha hit solo homers for Detroit. Spencer Torkelson doubled twice, scored...

Athletics express sadness, some relief at moving out of Oakland at the end of the season

Apr. 05, 2024 13:24 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Oakland Athletics no longer have to wonder where they'll play the next few seasons. That won't make the long goodbye any easier. The A's reacted to the announcement that this will be their last year in Oakland with a mixture of sadness and relief. ...