Latest Elvis Andrus News

Murphy hits 2 HRs, Langeliers homers as A's roll past Texas

Aug. 18, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Sean Murphy had his second two-homer game and rookie Shea Langeliers hit his first major league home run in his second game with Oakland, leading the Athletics to a 7-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. Murphy pulled a solo home run to left...

Oakland A's release SS Andrus, bring up INF Neuse

Aug. 17, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Oakland Athletics released veteran shortstop Elvis Andrus on Wednesday. Andrus, who turns 34 on Aug. 26, hit .237 with eight homers and 30 RBIs in 106 games in his second season with the A's. He was acquired in a trade with Texas in February 2021. ...

Andrus homer, Langeliers double help A's past Rangers 5-1

Aug. 17, 2022 00:57 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shea Langeliers had no plans to give Elvis Andrus a hard time about overshadowing his big moment in front of the home folks. Both hits were special for Oakland's rookie and veteran. Langeliers doubled on the first pitch he saw in the big...

Sheets homers, doubles late to lift White Sox over A's 3-2

Jul. 30, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gavin Sheets hit a tying, two-run homer in the seventh inning and scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the ninth to lift the Chicago White Sox over the Oakland Athletics 3-2 Saturday night. Sheets lined a leadoff double against Zach Jackson (2-3) in the ninth...

Brown, Piscotty back Kapriellian as A's beat White Sox 7-3

Jul. 30, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Seth Brown hit two solo homers, Stephen Piscotty hit a three-run shot, and James Kapriellian pitched six strong innings as the Oakland Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Friday night for their season-high fourth straight win. Elvis Andrus also homered for...

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...

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...

A's only get 4 hits, rookie Zach Logue beats Astros 5-3

Jul. 09, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics were held to four hits for a fourth consecutive game and made it hold up for for rookie Zach Logue in a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Oakland's batting average dropped to .209, on track to break the major league low of...