| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:05 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. The A's will start the 2015 season without the services of closer Sean Doolittle.
The left-hander has what the club called a slight tear in his left shoulder. Assistant general manager David Forst said both orthopedists who examined...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On a July afternoon five years ago, the possibility of Mike Trout became quite apparent to the Angels manager.
Before Trout's $144.5-million contract, before the custom Nike cleats bearing the colors of a rainbow trout that he wore in the All-Star...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Mike Trout is batting .290 entering the final weekend of the regular season, well off the .323 he hit last season and .326 average as a rookie in 2012.
The Angels center fielder leads the American League with 181 strikeouts, far more than the 139 and...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:24 PM
— As bad as things got for the Oakland Athletics in August and early September, and they were historically bad for a while, the A's are still in a decent position for a team on the verge of one of baseball's greatest collapses.
| Oct 1, 2014
By David Smale, The Sports Xchange
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez's single down the left field line capped a two-run, 12th-inning rally, and the Kansas City Royals stunned the Oakland Athletics 9-8 Tuesday in the American League wild-card game....
| Sep 21, 2014
| 7:34 PM
OAKLAND, Calif. — When Oakland A's third baseman Josh Donaldson came to the plate with one out and a runner on first base in the bottom of the 10th inning Sunday of a 6-6 game against Philadelphia, he relished the moment.
After all, Donaldson...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:27 PM
KEY MOMENT: Angels reliever Jason Grilli came into a tie game in the sixth inning and five batters later Oakland had a two-run lead on an infield single, Sam Fuld's triple to right-center and Andy Parrino's scoring fly ball. The Angels didn't quit,...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 11:25 PM
Mike Scioscia was fully aware of both the calendar and the consequences Friday when his Angels opened a three-game series against the Oakland Athletics.
The lead in the American League West was hanging in the balance with five weeks left in the season....
| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:16 PM
Last week’s ranking in parentheses, statistics are through Friday’s games:
1. WASHINGTON: Masters of the big finish, with five walkoff wins in six games. (6)
2. BALTIMORE: On pace for its biggest AL East margin since 1971, when Orioles...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 9:50 PM
KEY MOMENT: Angels reliever Joe Smith sailed a two-out pitch to the backstop, allowing Coco Crisp to score the winning run from third in the eighth inning. Crisp had greeted Smith with a single to center and worked his way to third on a pair of...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:25 PM
KEY MOMENT: Oakland's Scott Kazmir breezed through a first inning in which he made just six pitches. But his former teammates roughed him up in their next two at-bats with Josh Hamilton scoring twice and driving in two runs and Erick Aybar doubling in two...