Billy Butler's two-RBI single in the sixth was the difference for the A's, as they got a second straight win and took the series against the Tigers.
A's starter Rich Hill left Sunday's game earlier than he would've liked to, as the pitcher exited in the top of the seventh with an unknown injury.
With Zach Neal pitching in relief Saturday, the A's will bring lefty Eric Surkamp back up to start on the bump Tuesday vs. the Twins.
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Athletics - Team News
Rich Hill - S
Rich Hill was diagnosed with a mild groin strain after he was forced to leave Sunday's start... Hill was forced to make an early exit from another strong start on Sunday. A's manager Bob Melvin was unsure if Hill would be able to make his next start, but it doesn't...
May 29 5:01PM Read More
Sean Doolittle - R
Sean Doolittle notched his third save of the season Sunday in the A's 4-2 win over the Tigers. Doolittle needed just eight pitches in a perfect ninth, retiring Nick Castellanos, Justin Upton, and Cameron Maybin in order. Athletics closer Ryan Madson worked the eighth...
May 29 4:08PM Read More
Rich Hill - S
Rich Hill was forced to leave Sunday's start against the Tigers after 6 1/3 innings due to an... The trainer came out to visit the left-hander with a man at first and one out in the seventh inning, and after a discussion the decision was made to remove Hill from the...
May 29 3:18PM Read More
Eric Surkamp - S
Eric Surkamp will be recalled to start on Tuesday versus the Twins. Surkamp has posted a 6.55 ERA over five starts for the A's this season, but the club is dealing with a multitude of injuries to the starters so they're forced to give the...
May 29 11:15AM Read More
Danny Valencia - 3B
Danny Valencia went 3-for-4 with a home run and three runs scored as the Athletics pounded the... Valencia hit a solo home run off Matt Boyd, his seventh homer of the season, and the A's were able to hang nine runs on the Tigers' awful bullpen. The three-hit game raised...
May 28 4:15PM Read More
Jesse Hahn - S
Jesse Hahn allowed three runs over six innings in a win over the Tigers on Saturday. It wasn't his most efficient start, as he gave up five hits while walking four, but Hahn did well to avoid most of the damage. A two-run home run in the sixth inning by...
May 28 4:09PM Read More
Stephen Vogt - C
Stephen Vogt is not in the Athletics starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Tigers. Being an afternoon game after a night game, Vogt will take a seat in favor of Josh Phegley who was activated from the disabled list on Friday. Look for Vogt to be back...
May 28 10:16AM Read More
Sean Manaea - S
Sean Manaea yielded three runs in six-plus innings Friday in a loss to the Tigers. If only just barely, it was still Manaea's second quality start in six tries since he was called up at the end of April. His rotation spot seems rather secure, even if his...
May 27 10:01PM Read More
Yonder Alonso - 1B
Yonder Alonso went 0-for-4 in the loss to the Tigers on Friday. Alonso has picked it up some after a brutal April, but even so, he's still hitting a modest .254/.322/.324 with no homers in May. The A's might run out of patience and give...
May 27 9:58PM Read More
Sonny Gray - S
Sonny Gray (shoulder) is expected to throw off a mound on Saturday. He played catch without any issues on Thursday and indicated Friday that his trapezius was feeling much better. A's manager Bob Melvin was unsure how many bullpens Gray...
May 27 4:39PM Read More
Matt McBride - C
Athletics optioned 1B/C Matt McBride to Triple-A Nashville. McBride has picked up four hits in 18 at-bats with the big club this season. He'll return to a utility role at Nashville.
May 27 1:12PM Read More
Josh Phegley - C
Athletics activated C Josh Phegley from the 15-day disabled list. Phegley missed a couple weeks with right knee inflammation, but he's ready to go. He'll go back to starting against lefties.
May 27 1:11PM Read More
Sonny Gray - S
Sonny Gray (shoulder) played catch on Thursday. It's the first time he's done that since going on the disabled list with a strained trapezius. Gray hasn't looked right all year. In nine starts, he holds a 6.19 ERA to go...
May 26 3:40PM Read More
Zach Neal - S
Making his first major league start, Zach Neal was pounded for seven runs in four innings by... Neal is a solid Triple-A pitcher, but that's probably all he is. He's probably going to be sent back to Nashville now.
May 25 10:27PM Read More
Henderson Alvarez - S
Henderson Alvarez (shoulder) will throw from 90 feet on Wednesday. Alvarez threw from 75 feet on Tuesday and reported no issues. He will stretch out his catch session Wednesday as he works his way back from a July shoulder surgery. If the...
May 25 5:17PM Read More

Team Stats

Oakland Athletics Stats
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J. Reddick41146214760518.322
B. Burns4417824465304.258
C. Crisp401492038121420.255
S. Vogt42151153880412.252
K. Davis471772142611434.237
M. Semien501622036401022.222

J. Phegley00-1000.210.00
F. Rodríguez101.000200026.2262.03
R. Hill73.7001010057.2652.18
R. Madson21.6672101120.1142.66
R. Dull00-210025.2263.16
S. Doolittle12.333230219.1233.26
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