Athletics

The A's bullpen and their inability to finish games has been highly criticized, but it's a two-way road and the starters need to pick up the slack too.
The A's offense continued to hit well, led by a Stephen Vogt grand slam, but their biggest problem -- the bullpen -- blew another lead on Monday...
Josh Reddick has started off the 2015 season hitting the cover off the ball for the A's. Last week's success went highly noticed by MLB voters...

TEAM TALK

MRI shows no structural damage in O'Flaherty's shoulder 11h Joe Stiglich Comments (0)
After being placed on the 15-day DL by the A's on Friday, reliever Eric O'Flaherty received an MRI Monday, which showed good, but not great news. Read More »
A's lineup: Butler back in, Burns leading off 14h CSN Bay Area staff Comments (0)
The A's continue their road trip in Minnesota, where they'll have Billy Butler back in the lineup for the opener of a four-game set against the Twins. Read More »
Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke after win 1d Associated Press Comments (0)
The Brewers fired manager Ron Roenicke on Sunday, hours after the team's 5-3 victory over the Cubs. Read More »
Vogt homers twice, A's beat Rangers 7-1 1d Associated Press Comments (0)
Sonny Gray struck out 10 Rangers, but it was Stephen Vogt's two long balls that propelled the A's to win the series on Sunday in Texas, 7-1... Read More »
A's lineup: Fuld in left, Butler gets day off 1d CSN Bay Area staff Comments (1)
In the series finale between the A's and Rangers, Sam Fuld is patrolling left field, while Billy Butler gets the day off against Yovani Gallardo. Read More »
A's option Cook to Triple-A, recall RHP Smith 1d CSN Bay Area staff Comments (1)
A day after taking the loss in Texas, reliever Ryan Cook was sent back to Triple-A. Right-hander Chad Smith was recalled. Read More »
Rewind: There's no quick fix for A's bullpen troubles 2d Joe Stiglich Comments (2)
The A's bullpen was supposed to be a strength entering the season, but after another shaky night, Bob Melvin is trying to keep the faith in his relief corp. Read More »
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Athletics - Team News
Jesse Hahn - S
Jesse Hahn was hammered by the Twins, giving up six runs in five-plus innings en route to a... Hahn was slipping nothing by a normally-weak Twins lineup. The right-hander allowed 10 hits, walked none, and struck out five in the effort. The Twins countered the...
May 4 8:34PM Read More
Mark Canha - OF
Mark Canha belted his fourth home run of the season in a losing effort against the Twins on... Canha, who finished 1-for-4, took Phil Hughes out to left field with the bases empty in the sixth inning, breaking a 4-4 tie. The outfielder has picked things up at the...
May 4 8:31PM Read More
Stephen Vogt - C
Stephen Vogt finished 3-for-5 with a grand slam and an RBI double in Monday's loss versus the... Vogt sent the A's up 4-0 early with a first-inning grand slam off of Phil Hughes. He added an RBI double in the ninth in an attempt to help his team stage a comeback, but it...
May 4 8:25PM Read More
A.J. Griffin - S
A.J. Griffin (elbow) is close to beginning a rehab assignment. Griffin is a tad behind fellow Tommy John rehabber Jarrod Parker, but his recovery is also moving along nicely. The righty threw another simulated game over the weekend and...
May 4 3:40PM Read More
Nate Freiman - 1B
Nate Freiman (back) will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Nashville on Monday. It's not clear how many rehab games he'll need, but Freiman isn't a given to be added to be big league roster once ready. He's missed the last two months with a lumbar...
May 4 3:36PM Read More
Sean Doolittle - R
Sean Doolittle (shoulder) will face hitters on May 11. He'll throw two more bullpen sessions prior to that. Doolittle's recovery from a slight tear in his rotator cuff is coming along nicely and he could conceivably rejoin the...
May 4 3:34PM Read More
Eric O'Flaherty - R
An MRI on Eric O'Flaherty's left shoulder showed only inflammation. He'll be shut down until he regains all of the range of motion in his shoulder, but the good news is he's not dealing with any structural damage. O'Flaherty holds an 11.57...
May 4 3:32PM Read More
Ben Zobrist - OF
Ben Zobrist (knee) has begun playing catch. Zobrist is already itching to get back, though he's not expected to be fully ready until sometime in early-to-mid June. He rode a stationary bike for 20 minutes the day...
May 4 10:01AM Read More
Jarrod Parker - S
Jarrod Parker (elbow) allowed three earned runs over 4 1/3 innings Sunday in a rehab start at... Parker walked one and struck out four. It was the third rehab outing for the 26-year-old right-hander, who underwent the second Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery of...
May 4 9:57AM Read More
Coco Crisp - OF
Coco Crisp (elbow) went 1-for-3 with a walk in his minor league rehab game with High-A Stockton... He'll play with them again on Monday before being re-evaluated and remains on track to rejoin the Athletics at some point next week.
May 3 5:25PM Read More
Stephen Vogt - C
Stephen Vogt hit home runs in back-to-back innings against the Rangers on Sunday, finishing the... Vogt hit a solo home run off of Yovani Gallardo in the sixth inning, then topped himself the next inning, slugging a three-run shot off Alex Claudio. He finished 2-for-3...
May 3 5:02PM Read More
Sonny Gray - S
Sonny Gray struck out 10 and pitched 6 2/3 innings of shutout ball in Sunday's 7-1 win over the... Gray moved to 4-0 after the dominating outing. He allowed just two hits, but also walked a season-high seven. Let's just set aside the walks, as Gray had not walked more...
May 3 4:31PM Read More
Cody Ross - OF
Athletics released OF Cody Ross. Ross was designated for assignment by the A's on Saturday and has now been given his outright release. It's unclear if the veteran outfielder will explore other...
May 3 3:53PM Read More
Eric O'Flaherty - R
Eric O'Flaherty (shoulder) will undergo an MRI Sunday. O'Flaherty was already placed on the disabled list Saturday with what the A's called a left shoulder strain, but they're sending him for an exam in order to get a better...
May 3 10:51AM Read More
Billy Butler - DH
Billy Butler is not in the Athletics' lineup Sunday. It's simply a day of rest. Mark Canha is in the designated hitter spot Sunday in Butler's place.
May 3 9:02AM Read More

Team Stats

Oakland Athletics Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Stephen Vogt2578152941725.372
Mark Canha2181152330414.284
Ike Davis268513246019.282
Marcus Semien27107152980312.271
Brett Lawrie2610092640213.260
Billy Butler26101132650312.257

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
Ike Davis00-1001.000.00
Evan Scribner00-120015.1181.17
Scott Kazmir201.00055033.1361.62
Sonny Gray401.00066043.0351.67
Jesse Chavez02.00062117.2182.55
Tyler Clippard02.000100210.172.61
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