Oakland Athletics

NEW YORK | Severino to start wild-card game for Yankees again

NEW YORK — Luis Severino will start the AL wild-card game for the New York Yankees against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night, a chance to make up for his awful outing in the winner-take-all matchup against Minnesota last year. “I think he’s equipped in so many ways to handle this, and perhaps most importantly, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Severino to start wild-card game for Yankees again

The Latest: Suzuki will be with Mariners in spring as player

The Latest on the Major League Baseball‘s final day heading into the postseason (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. Ichiro Suzuki will go to spring training next season with the Seattle Mariners as a player. Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto says Suzuki will be in spring training with the Mariners in 2019 and hinted the veteran … Continue reading The Latest: Suzuki will be with Mariners in spring as player

ANAHEIM, Calif. | A’s head to AL wild-card game off 5-4 loss to Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif.— The Oakland Athletics are headed to the AL wild-card game off a late-inning loss that did nothing to shake their confidence. Taylor Ward hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth to help the Angels rally past the A’s 5-4 on Sunday in Mike Scioscia‘s finale after 19 seasons as Los Angeles manager. … Continue reading ANAHEIM, Calif. | A’s head to AL wild-card game off 5-4 loss to Angels

BOSTON | Yankees tie HR mark, beat Red Sox 11-6, home for wild card

BOSTON— The New York Yankees clinched home-field advantage for the AL wild-card game on Friday night, hitting four homers to tie the major league single-season record and beat the Boston Red Sox 11-6. Reigning Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge hit his first homer since coming off the disabled list Sept. 14, and Gary Sanchez, … Continue reading BOSTON | Yankees tie HR mark, beat Red Sox 11-6, home for wild card

OAKLAND, Calif. | Marcus Semien has 5 RBIs, A’s pound Angels 21-3

OAKLAND, Calif. — With a postseason berth within their sights, the Oakland Athletics are leaving nothing to chance. Marcus Semien had three hits and a career-high five RBIs, Stephen Piscotty homered and drove in four runs and the Oakland Athletics hammered the Los Angeles Angels 21-3 on Thursday. The Athletics reduced their magic number for … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Marcus Semien has 5 RBIs, A’s pound Angels 21-3

BALTIMOR | A’s left-hander Manaea to undergo season-ending surgery

BALTIMORE— If the Oakland Athletics are to advance in October, they’ll have to do it without Sean Manaea. Manaea, who threw a no-hitter against Boston earlier this season, joined Oakland’s list of pitchers lost to season-ending surgery when the team announced Tuesday that the lefty was done for the year because of shoulder trouble. The … Continue reading BALTIMOR | A’s left-hander Manaea to undergo season-ending surgery

NORMAN, Okla. | Murray’s 5 total TDs lead No. 6 Oklahoma past UCLA 49-21

NORMAN, Okla. — UCLA coach Chip Kelly believes his day against Oklahoma might have gone better with some help from the Oakland Athletics. The A’s selected Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the ninth overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft. They signed him for nearly $5 million but allowed him to come back to … Continue reading NORMAN, Okla. | Murray’s 5 total TDs lead No. 6 Oklahoma past UCLA 49-21

HOUSTON | White’s 9th inning shot powers Astros over A’s 5-4

HOUSTON  — After the Houston Astros wrapped up their season series with the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday, manager A.J. Hinch likened the last three games to a heavyweight title fight. His Astros won two of three to take the belt for now, but he knows that they’ll have to play well down the stretch to … Continue reading HOUSTON | White’s 9th inning shot powers Astros over A’s 5-4