Latest Mitch Moreland News

A's can't consistently find winning formula, miss playoffs

Oct. 04, 2021 19:12 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Manager Bob Melvin truly believed he had a playoff team this year, and that's why Oakland's September stumble and frustrating finish remains perplexing to everybody involved. Even through an 0-6 start, numerous devastating injuries — most...

Seager, France HR, Mariners top A's, move up in playoff race

Sep. 23, 2021 01:36 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais has said the Mariners might need a nice winning streak during the September stretch run to make a real postseason push. Kyle Seager hit his 35th home run for a career-best 100 RBIs, Ty France also connected and the...

Seager's three RBIs help Mariners stop A's 5-game win streak

Sep. 21, 2021 01:03 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland's starting pitchers had been so dominant during this recent stretch until Kyle Seager and Seattle swung away and took it to Sean Manaea. Seager had a two-run double in the decisive third inning among his three hits and three RBIs, Mitch...

Rangers hold off A's 4-3 to win series, dent Oakland's hopes

Sep. 12, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Isiah Kiner-Falefa had three hits and two RBIs, Taylor Hearn won his fourth straight start and the Texas Rangers put another dent in Oakland’s playoff hopes, beating the Athletics 4-3 on Sunday. Yohel Pozo singled twice and scored a run, and...

Khris Davis returns to A's, slugger back for stretch run

Sep. 01, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In a whirlwind year of change and frustration, slugger Khris Davis is back in a familiar place and uniform chasing something in September. He is clearing the fences again like before, too. Davis was promoted by the Oakland...

Chapman's 2 HRs help A's top Tigers 9-3 for 3rd straight win

Aug. 31, 2021 22:47 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Matt Chapman made plays with his bat, glove and arm to lift the Oakland Athletics to their latest win in a push to make the playoffs. Chapman hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the third inning, cleared the fences again in the ninth and turned a key...

Torrens' 2-run single helps Seattle sweep stumbling A's

Aug. 24, 2021 19:27 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Manager Scott Servais saved the run differential talk for another day, preferring to reference Seattle's “fun differential.” His Mariners are winning in a variety of ways and finding a nice groove at the right time. Luis...

Chapman 2 HRs and defensive gem for A's in 8-3 win at Texas

Aug. 14, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The only thing that could top another defensive gem for Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman was his milestone homer. Along with his spectacular diving catch running into the outfield, a play that manager Bob Melvin doubts anyone else...

Moreland 2 HRs, Bassitt AL-high 12th W, A's bop Indians 17-0

Aug. 12, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mitch Moreland homered twice, Chris Bassitt posted his AL-leading 12th win and the Oakland Athletics routed the Cleveland Indians 17-0 on Thursday for their seventh straight victory. By the end, the only drama involved Matt Chapman, who walked in his...

Lowrie hits 3-run homer in 8th, Athletics beat Indians 6-3

Aug. 11, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer and Elvis Andrus had a solo shot in the eighth inning in the Oakland Athletics’ 6-3 comeback victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night. Oakland scored twice in the seventh and four times in the eighth,...