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6/26/2016 | Gray's solid start, Crisp's slam go to waste

For six and a half innings on Sunday afternoon at Angel Stadium, everything was set up for the A's to complete a four-game sweep of the Angels and hand Sonny Gray his first win in over two months. In the end, it was the Angels who were celebrating a walk-off 7-6 win, the decisive play a sac fly from Jefry Marte to score Mike Trout with one out in the ninth.


6/26/2016 | Marte's sac fly caps Halos' comeback vs. A's

Jefry Marte scored Mike Trout on a sac fly with one out in the ninth inning as the Angels enjoyed a walk-off win over the A's, 7-6, to snap a six-game losing streak. It was the fourth walk-off win for the Halos this season.


6/26/2016 | Giants, A's renew spirited Battle of the Bay

The San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics have headed in different directions this year. While the Giants have enjoyed one of their best stretches in franchise history as of late, the A's sit more than 10 games outside of the division lead in the American League West. Yet that may not be an accurate predictor of the upcoming Bay Bridge Series.


6/26/2016 | A's unsure of Reddick's return date

The A's aren't sure if Josh Reddick will be ready to be activated from the disabled list before Monday's game against the Giants, which was the club's original timetable to bring back the outfielder from the 15-day DL.


6/26/2016 | Overton has night of firsts in 'awesome' debut

In his Major League debut, Dillon Overton pitched well enough to earn the win in Oakland's 7-3 win over the Angels on Saturday night, the team's third straight victory. With 28 friends and family in attendance, Overton gave his support staff plenty to cheer about over 5 2/3 innings.


6/26/2016 | Overton gets win in big league debut vs. Halos

Danny Valencia's two-run, first-inning home run boosted Dillon Overton in his Major League debut as the Athletics beat the Angels, 7-3, to claim their third straight in the four-game set.


6/25/2016 | Melvin touts his #ASGWorthy players

A's manager Bob Melvin thinks his club has several "sneaky candidates" who should be considered for the 2016 All-Star Game presented by MasterCard.


6/25/2016 | Surkamp optioned to make room for Overton

The A's optioned left-hander Eric Surkamp to Triple-A Nashville and transferred right-hander Henderson Alvarez to the 60-day disabled list to clear roster space for Saturday starter Dillon Overton, who was promoted from Nashville to start against the Angels in his Major League debut.


6/25/2016 | Gray, Santiago to square off in finale

The A's will send Sonny Gray to the mound on Sunday as they go for a four-game sweep against the Angels at Angel Stadium. Left-hander Hector Santiago will start for the Halos.


6/25/2016 | Davis puts on show for family with bat, glove

Not long after his three-run homer broke a tie game in the eighth inning and gave the A's a 7-4 comeback win over the Angels on Friday night, Khris Davis admitted he doesn't want to say goodbye to Angel Stadium following the weekend series.


6/25/2016 | Davis' 3-run shot, stellar D lift A's over Halos

Khris Davis' three-run homer in the eighth inning powered the Athletics to a 7-4 victory over the Angels on Friday night at Angel Stadium.


6/24/2016 | Overton joins club ahead of callup

Dillon Overton must wait until Saturday to officially make his Major League debut as the starter for the A's against the Angels, but he joined the club at Angel Stadium on Friday to get a feel for the big stage and found it difficult to properly express his excitement.


6/24/2016 | A's anticipate Hill and Manaea to return soon

The A's are moving closer toward getting back two members of their starting rotation, though they're still unsure about the status of another.


6/24/2016 | Tropeano activated, then optioned to Triple-A

The Angels avoided a potential starting pitching quandary Friday, activating right-hander Nick Tropeano from the 15-day DL and optioning him to Triple-A Salt Lake.


6/24/2016 | Overton to face Chacin, Angels in big league debut

The A's will promote left-handed prospect Dillon Overton from Triple-A Nashville to start against the Angels on Saturday night at Angel Stadium in his Major League debut.


6/24/2016 | Davis treats dad to 17th homer of season

Khris Davis hoped his father's presence wouldn't be a distraction Thursday night. As it turned out, the A's outfielder made sure of it by hitting his 17th home run of the season to help his club to a 5-4 win over the Angels.


6/24/2016 | A's to call up lefty Overton for Saturday's start

The A's will promote 2013 second-round pick Dillon Overton from Triple-A Nashville to make Saturday's start against the Angels at Angel Stadium. The outing will be the 24-year-old left-hander's big league debut.


6/24/2016 | Umpire exits after bat hits him on the head

Home-plate umpire Paul Emmel left Thursday night's game between the Angels and A's at Angel Stadium after the Angels' Jefry Marte lost his grip on his bat during a swing, and the bat hit Emmel on top of his head.


6/24/2016 | Semien's shot helps A's pay back Lincecum

Marcus Semien hit a three-run homer in the second inning as the A's posted a four-spot against Tim Lincecum, who held them to one run in six innings six days prior but was gone by the fourth in Oakland's 5-4 win on Thursday night at Angel Stadium.


6/24/2016 | Berrios, Judge among top prospect performers Thursday

Jose Berrios was absolutely dominant in Triple-A Rochester's 2-0 win over Columbus. Berrios (Twins' No. 1) is the No. 15 overall prospect, and after his electric outing, it's very clear why he's so highly regarded.


6/23/2016 | Weaver looks to repeat success against A's

The A's will send left-hander Eric Surkamp to the mound Friday at Angel Stadium, and the Angels will counter with veteran Jered Weaver, who tossed a three-hit shutout in Oakland in his last start.


6/23/2016 | Fans must start voting now to get in all 35 ballots

The 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot is down to its final week, and here are 10 important things to know as you continue deciding starters for the 87th All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on July 12 at Petco Park in San Diego.


6/23/2016 | Turner, Glasnow among top prospect performers Wednesday

Trea Turner can do it all, and he put the bulk of his skill set on display in Triple-A Syracuse's 6-4 win over Pawtucket on Wednesday. Turner, hitting .292 in 67 games, drew two walks and went 2-for-4 with a double, a triple and three RBIs.


6/22/2016 | A's impressed with Mengden's maturity, command

Daniel Mengden encountered a slew of firsts this year while making his debuts at the Double-A, Triple-A and Major League levels this season, and he did so again in a 4-2 loss to the Brewers on Wednesday, allowing three runs for the first time.


6/22/2016 | Gray delighted to reunite with mentor Johnson

Sonny Gray and Brewers pitching coach Derek Johnson met a few paces behind home plate Wednesday morning at the Coliseum, and after a quick handshake and a hug, launched into an animated conversation, with Gray often gesturing to his pitching mechanics and Johnson nodding knowingly.




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