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All-Star Tanner Houck limits A's to 2 hits in 6 innings, Red Sox win 7-0

Jul. 11, 2024 22:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — All-Star pitcher Tanner Houck limited Oakland to two hits in six innings and Connor Wong, Wilyer Abreu and Masataka Yoshida homered to help the Boston Red Sox beat the Athletics 7-0 on Thursday night. The Red Sox have won eight of their last 10 to improve to 51-41....

New Oakland Ballers independent minor league team offers ownership stake opportunity to fans

Jul. 11, 2024 18:19 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Baseball fans and others interested in supporting the new Oakland Ballers independent minor league team can now purchase ownership stakes in the expansion club. The B's announced the opportunity early Thursday with the launch of a community investment...

Montas gets Yankee Stadium win that eluded him during time in pinstripes

Jul. 04, 2024 19:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frankie Montas smiled after a win at Yankee Stadium, the type of pitching performance that eluded him during his time in pinstripes. Montas ended a four-start winless streak, taking a shutout into the fifth against New York and allowing two runs over five-plus...

Man charged in connection to mass shooting at Oakland Juneteenth celebration

Jul. 03, 2024 20:28 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A 23-year-old Oakland man has been charged in connection with a mass shooting that broke out at a Juneteenth celebration in the San Francisco Bay Area last month. Prosecutors charged JaJuan Kelly, 23, with four counts of felony assault with a semiautomatic...

How a ‘once in a century’ broadband investment plan could go wrong

Jul. 03, 2024 12:42 PM EDT

Starting next week, California residents have 30 days to challenge maps that will determine how $1.8 billion is distributed to increase internet access in the state. Actually getting the California Public Utilities Commission to accept changes to the federal maps is quite difficult,...

After FBI raid, defiant Oakland mayor says she did nothing wrong and will not resign

Jun. 24, 2024 18:59 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In her first public remarks since federal authorities raided her home last week, a defiant and furious mayor of Oakland, California, said she did not do anything wrong and she has no plans to resign from office. Mayor Sheng Thao read from a prepared statement...

Pablo López takes a perfect game into 6th and strikes out 14 to lead Twins past A’s 3-0

Jun. 23, 2024 19:49 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Pablo López took a perfect game into the sixth inning and matched a career high with 14 strikeouts in eight scoreless innings as the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Sunday in the rubber match of a three-game series. López (7-6) limited...

A's rally to beat Twins 6-5 on Langeliers' homer in 8th. Newcomb earns win without facing a batter

Jun. 22, 2024 02:06 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shea Langeliers hit a two-run homer off Jhoan Duran in the eighth inning, rallying the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Tyler Soderstrom added two hits and three RBIs for the A’s, who have won three of four since a...

Fermin homers twice, Witt hits go-ahead blast in 8th to send Royals past A's 3-2

Jun. 20, 2024 19:03 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Freddy Fermin homered twice and Bobby Witt Jr. hit the go-ahead homer in the eighth inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep. Fermin also singled for his first three-hit game of the season. ...

15 shot after a 'sideshow' took over a peaceful Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, police say

Jun. 20, 2024 18:19 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Fifteen people were shot after an illegal "sideshow” took over a peaceful Juneteenth celebration in Oakland, California, police said Thursday. Investigators are seeking multiple shooters — more than 50 shell casings were recovered at the scene —...