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  • Tempers flare as A's beat Royals, 5-0

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The A's drew even in their series with the Kansas City Royals with a 5-0 win Saturday night. The question now is if Kansas City and Oakland are even in their levels of pain. The Royals, smarting after shortstop Alcides Escobar was...
  • Orlando's triple helps lift Royals over A's, 6-4

    The Oakland A's at Kauffman Stadium, a sellout crowd and even a Salvador Perez knock down the left-field line. An April regular-season game or a September playoff game? It wasn't a wild-card game, but the Royals 6-4 victory on Friday was wild. Twice...
  • Sam Mellinger: Billy Butler returns to Kansas City for a fitting reunion

    First day of spring training. Billy Butler's first official work day in another uniform after a full decade with the Royals. This was always going to be weird. That he signed to play with the Athletics the team Butler's Royals beat in that outrageous Wild...
  • Lowrie leads Astros past A's, 6-1

    HOUSTON The A's are more than happy with their shortstop for 2015, Marcus Semien, who drove in his team-best eighth run Wednesday. It was Oakland's shortstop of the last two seasons, Jed Lowrie, who stole the show however, hitting a two-run homer and...
  • A's blank Astros, 4-0

    HOUSTON The A's still have yet to see the Kendall Graveman they saw in spring training, but one thing has changed. He has his first big-league victory after helping the A's to a 4-0 win against Houston on Tuesday. Graveman, who had the major league's...
  • Athletics crush Astros, 8-1

    HOUSTON Scott Kazmir once again needed to pause midgame to be checked out by the A's medics, but in the end he ran his record to 2-0 with a dominating performance over Houston in an 8-1 Oakland win Monday. The left-handed starter complained of back...
  • After blowing lead, Mariners rally for 8-7 victory in 10 innings

    OAKLAND, Calif. Nothing has been simple for the Mariners in the early days of this 2015 season. Take for example Sunday afternoon's 8-7 win in 10 innings over the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum that was secured with a solo homer by Nelson Cruz in the...
  • Rangers top A's, 3-1

    OAKLAND, Calif. Oakland A's hitters didn't get the chance to do much against Texas starter Colby Lewis and didn't capitalize on their big chance against the Rangers bullpen Tuesday in a 3-1 loss. Lewis allowed just three hits and one run in six innings,...
  • Reales, Atléticos, Medias Rojas y Toronto comienzan arrolladores

    Reales, Atléticos, Medias Rojas y Toronto comienzan arrolladores
    Houston (EEUU), 7 abr (EFE).- La jornada inaugural en la Liga Americana comenzó con victorias convincentes de los Reales de Kansas City, que defienden el banderín de campeones, Medias Rojas de Boston, en el primer partido de interligas, Orioles de...
  • Sonny Gray takes no-hit bid into 8th, A's blank Rangers 8-0

    Bob Melvin did his best to keep Sonny Gray from becoming chatty between innings of his no-hit bid. The pitcher kept wanting to discuss his walk-up music and get the manager's approval. "I'm not very superstitious," Gray said. The right-hander didn't...
  • Gray flirts with no-hitter as A's rout Rangers in opening night win

    OAKLAND, Calif. Sonny Gray's domination of the Texas Rangers carried over from 2014 on Monday as he took a no-hitter into the eighth inning in an 8-0 opening night win for the Oakland Athletics. In bidding to become the first pitcher in 75 years to throw...