The A's may have blown another winnable game, and shot at a sweep, but how they performed on the road against a first-place team was inspiring at times.
The A's rallied back from a two-run deficit in the seventh, only to have the Dodgers respond with seven runs to steal the win and split the series.
The workload of A's ambidextrous reliever Pat Venditte suggests he may not be that far from returning from the disabled list...


Athletics - Team News
Brett Lawrie - 3B
Brett Lawrie went 4-for-5 with a pair of doubles, a homer, three runs scored and four RBI in a... He also stole a bag in the monster performance. Lawrie started at third tonight, but he's expected to also draw starts at second base in the wake of Tuesday's Ben Zobrist...
Jul 29 10:49PM Read More
Jesse Chavez - S
Jesse Chavez scuffled Wednesday night against the Dodgers, surrendering three runs over five... Chavez got a gift when opposing starter Clayton Kershaw was scratched before first pitch, but he couldn't capitalize. The 31-year-old hurler hasn't completed seven innings...
Jul 29 10:40PM Read More
Pat Venditte - R
Pat Venditte (shoulder) is scheduled to work back-to-back games on his minor league rehab... If all goes well with each of those outings, he could then be cleared to rejoin the Athletics bullpen. Before landing on the disabled list, the 30-year-old switch-pitcher...
Jul 29 5:11PM Read More
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick went 3-for-4 with a double and a solo home run in Tuesday's shutout win against... Reddick provided insurance, pushing the Athletics' lead to 2-0 after belting a solo home run to right-center in the seventh inning off of Brett Anderson. He hadn't done much...
Jul 28 9:39PM Read More
Sonny Gray - S
Sonny Gray tossed a three-hit shutout, beating the Dodgers on Tuesday. The Dodgers' only hits came in the fourth inning on a two-out Adrian Gonzalez double, in the seventh when Howie Kendrick led off with a single, and in the ninth when...
Jul 28 9:34PM Read More
Aaron Brooks - R
Aaron Brooks will be recalled to start on Saturday against the Indians. Acquired from the Royals in the Ben Zobrist deal, Brooks holds a 3.71 ERA over 18 appearances -- 17 starts -- at Triple-A this season. The A's will keep Drew Pomeranz in the...
Jul 28 5:23PM Read More
Edward Mujica - R
The A's will use Edward Mujica as their closer following the trade of Tyler Clippard. He hasn't been the club's most effective reliever, but how he's been used indicated that he'd probably be the guy. Having closer experience surely helped him, too. Mujica...
Jul 28 5:11PM Read More
Max Muncy - 1B
Athletics recalled INF Max Muncy from Triple-A Nashville. He's taking Ben Zobrist's spot on the roster. Muncy has hit only .203/.273/.367 with the big club this season.
Jul 28 4:01PM Read More
Aaron Brooks - R
Athletics acquired RHP Aaron Brooks from the Royals in the Ben Zobrist deal. Brooks doesn't miss many bats and has struggled in his limited opportunities in the majors, but he has excellent control and has pitched well in the Pacific Coast League...
Jul 28 12:02PM Read More
Sean Manaea - S
Athletics acquired LHP Sean Manaea and RHP Aaron Brooks from the Royals for INF/OF Ben Zobrist... Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports hears that the Athletics sent $2 million to the Royals as part of the deal. Manaea is the big piece of the return for Oakland. The 23-year-old...
Jul 28 11:57AM Read More
Matt Olson - 1B
Athletics prospect 1B Matt Olson went 2-for-4 with a pair of home runs and five RBI on Monday... He’s batting .237/.376/.417 with 12 home runs, 25 doubles, 52 RBI and a 103/76 strikeout-to-walk ratio through 96 games in the Texas League. Olson has been on a power...
Jul 28 11:22AM Read More
R.J. Alvarez - R
Athletics recalled RHP R.J. Alvarez from Triple-A Nashville. He'll replace Tyler Clippard in Oakland's bullpen. Alvarez has struck out 16 batters in nine inning with the A's this season, but he has also allowed 14 runs (13 earned) on...
Jul 28 11:04AM Read More
Yairo Munoz - SS
Athletics prospect SS Yairo Munoz has been promoted to High-A Stockton. He batted .236/.278/.363 with nine home runs, 26 extra-base hits, 48 RBI and 10 steals over 97 games at Low-A Beloit prior to the promotion. The 20-year-old shortstop got...
Jul 28 10:07AM Read More
Casey Meisner - S
Athletics acquired RHP Casey Meisner from the Mets in exchange for RHP Tyler Clippard and cash... Ranked prior to the season as the Mets' No. 21 prospect, Meisner has put up a 2.35 ERA with 89 strikeouts over 111 innings between Low- and High-A. The 20-year-old could...
Jul 27 3:23PM Read More
Matt Chapman - 3B
Athletics 3B prospect Matt Chapman slugged his 21st home run of the season Sunday for High-A... He's crushed nine homers in 88 at-bats this month. A whopping 44 of his 71 hits this year have gone for extra bases. The 22-year-old is second in the California League in...
Jul 27 12:12PM Read More

Team Stats

Oakland Athletics Stats
View All Players  |  Last updated Jul. 30, 2:30 A.M. ET
B. Burns743134495125218.304
J. Reddick9433945991631357.292
B. Lawrie963543499181942.280
S. Vogt9431444851321458.271
M. Semien1013703892173822.249
B. Butler953494186171946.246

I. Davis00-1001.000.00
S. Doolittle00-1001.020.00
P. Venditte00-4005.240.00
S. Gray114.73321210145.21242.16
A. Castro01.0005004.042.25
C. Bassitt03.00094033.2212.94
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