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Ohtani homers again, leads Angels past A's 4-1

May. 15, 2022 20:51 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered for the second consecutive game, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. A day after becoming the third Japanese-born player to reach 100 homers in the major leagues, Ohtani belted No. 101....

Brown hits go-ahead HR in 8th, A's take 4 of 5 from Tigers

May. 12, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Seth Brown hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 on Thursday. Michael Fulmer (1-2) got the first two outs of the eighth, but Jed Lowrie drew a walk and Brown homered to right on a 92-mph fastball....

Logue pitches gem in 2nd start, A's pound Tigers 9-0

May. 11, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Zach Logue pitched seven sharp innings in his second major league start and the Oakland Athletics spoiled the debut of Joey Wentz by thumping the floundering Detroit Tigers 9-0 on Wednesday. Sean Murphy and Kevin Smith each drove in two while Christian Bethancourt...

A's beat Tigers 2-0 as Blackburn improves to 4-0

May. 09, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Paul Blackburn threw 6 2/3 strong innings to improve to 4-0 as the Oakland A’s beat the Detroit Tigers 2-0 on Monday night to snap a season-high nine-game losing streak. “It was a complete game,” A’s manager Mark Kotsay said. “That’s what it takes to get...

Palacios' go-ahead double in 9th leads Guardians over A's

Apr. 30, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Pinch-hitter Richie Palacios delivered a two-out, two-run double in the ninth inning and the Cleveland Guardians took advantage of a key error to beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Saturday. The RBIs were the first of Palacios’ career after the rookie...

Giménez hits slam, Naylor homers as Guardians beat A's 9-8

Apr. 30, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Andrés Giménez hit his first career grand slam, Josh Naylor’s two-run home run capped a four-run seventh inning and the Cleveland Guardians rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 9-8 Friday night, snapping a seven-game losing streak. Naylor’s home run...

Brad Miller single, replay, help Rangers edge A's 2-0

Apr. 23, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Brad Miller hit a key single in the eighth inning that drove in two runs after a replay review initiated by the umpires, and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Saturday. The winning rally started when Adolis Garcia and Willie Calhoun chased...

Murphy HR, 3 RBIs as A's beat O's; Mancini, Hyde ejected

Apr. 21, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Murphy snapped out of an offensive funk and played heads-up defense in a close game, too. Murphy homered, doubled and drove in three runs while ending an 0-for-10 stretch, and also made an alert play that led to the ejections of Baltimore star Trey...

Lyles strikes out 6 in 5 scoreless innings, Orioles beat A's

Apr. 20, 2022 22:05 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Lyles shut down Oakland's batting order for five innings, then turned it over to a lights-out Baltimore bullpen that has gone from one of the worst in baseball a year ago to suddenly one of the best. Lyles struck out six and walked one over five...

Margot hits winning RBI single in 10th, Rays beat A's 9-8

Apr. 13, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Manuel Margot hit a game-ending single during Tampa Bay's two-run 10th inning, and the Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 9-8 on Tuesday night. Wander Franco started the Tampa Bay 10th with an RBI double off Lou Trivino (0-1). Josh Lowe was walked...