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McMahon hits 2-run homer in the 12th inning to lift Colorado Rockies over Oakland Athletics 4-3

May. 23, 2024 01:07 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ryan McMahon hit a two-run home run in the 12th inning, and the Colorado Rockies hung on to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Wednesday night. Elias Díaz had three hits including a two-run home run, while Brendan Rogers and Hunter Goodman each added a pair...

City strikes deal to sell its half of soon-to-be-former Oakland A's coliseum

May. 22, 2024 18:55 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The city of Oakland is selling its share of the Coliseum — home to the departing Oakland Athletics — to a local Black development group for at least $105 million, Mayor Sheng Thao announced Wednesday. The sale is not surprising after the A's announced...

Toro hits solo homer in 8th and A's end 8-game skid with 5-4 win over Rockies

May. 22, 2024 00:49 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Finally a regular player in the big leagues, Abraham Toro hit a go-ahead homer in the eighth after Seth Brown hit a tying two-run drive the previous inning, and the Oakland Athletics snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday...

Brady Singer strikes out nine, Royals defeat A's 8-4

May. 19, 2024 17:22 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer stuck out nine, Vinnie Pasquantino hit a three-run triple and the Kansas City Royals completed a sweep of the Oakland Athletics with an 8-1 victory Sunday. It was the third sweep of the season for Kansas City. It took until September 20 for the...

Seth Lugo claims AL-leading 7th win as the Royals beat A's 5-3 and move 9 games over .500

May. 18, 2024 22:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seth Lugo struck out 10 and earned his American League-leading seventh victory as the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 5-3 Saturday night. The Royals improved to 28-19, nine games over .500 for the first time since the end of the 2015 season,...

Ragans throws 7 scoreless innings as Royals win 6-2 and extend A's skid to season-high 6

May. 17, 2024 22:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cole Ragans allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings, Michael Massey and Maikel Garcia homered and the Kansas City Royals beat Oakland 6-2 on Friday night to extend the Athletics losing streak to a season-high six. Ragans (3-3) walked two and struck out...

Loperfido hits first MLB homer, Javier solid as Astros beat A's 8-1 to complete sweep

May. 16, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Joey Loperfido hit his first major league home run and Cristian Javier pitched six scoreless innings Thursday night to help the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 8-1 and complete a four-game sweep. The victory extended Houston’s winning streak to a...

A's acquire right-hander Brandon Bielak from Astros for cash

May. 16, 2024 16:55 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics acquired right-hander Brandon Bielak from the Houston Astros on Thursday for cash. Oakland designated left-hander Easton Lucas for assignment to create 40-man roster room for Bielak, who had been designated himself on Saturday to created...

Valdez strikes out eight in seven innings, Astros limit A's to two hits in 3-0 victory

May. 15, 2024 23:18 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez struck out eight in seven strong innings and combined with Seth Martinez for a two-hitter, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-0 on Wednesday for their season-high fourth straight victory. Valdez (3-1) allowed both hits and walked two....

Astros pitcher Ronel Blanco suspended 10 games by MLB for foreign substance found in glove

May. 15, 2024 19:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros pitcher Ronel Blanco received a 10-game suspension Wednesday for violating Major League Baseball rules prohibiting foreign substances. Blanco was ejected from Tuesday night's start against the Oakland Athletics. His penalty, which also included an undisclosed...