Athletics

Scott Kazmir and the A's look to win the rubber match. Watch on CSN California and follow along with In-Game Live.
Bob Melvin was full of injury updates on Tuesday, and provided positive news on Eric O'Flaherty, Drew Pomeranz, A.J. Griffin and Ike Davis.
The A's send Scott Kazmir to the hill as they seek a series victory over the rival Tigers with a new double play combo up the middle.

TEAM TALK

Rewind: Chavez 'can't knock in runs,' A's fall to Tigers 13h Joe Stiglich Comments (0)
Jesse Chavez held Detroit to one unearned run over eight innings, but the A's went 0-for-11 with runners in scoring position... Read More »
Instant Replay: Error spoils Chavez's outing, A's streak over 15h Joe Stiglich Comments (1)
Jesse Chavez pitched eight sparkling innings, but an early error led the only run of the game as the Tigers ended the A's winning streak on Tuesday. Read More »
A's notes: Doolittle 'not even thinking about roles' 19h Joe Stiglich Comments (1)
Sean Doolittle is back in the A's bullpen and while everyone is wondering when he will be their closer, he's just happy to be back on the team... Read More »
Doolittle reinstated from DL, Castro optioned 23h CSN Bay Area staff Comments (1)
After missing the first seven weeks of the season, A's closer Sean Doolittle was activated from the DL on Tuesday. Read More »
A's lineup: Zobrist batting third, playing second 23h CSN Bay Area staff Comments (0)
The A's have reeled off three straight wins and will have Ben Zobrist back in the starting lineup for the first time in over a month to face Detroit. Read More »
Rewind: Hahn goes distance to keep A's rolling 1d Joe Stiglich Comments (1)
Jesse Hahn hurled his first complete game -- not even doing the feat in college -- and shutout to keep the A's rolling on Memorial Day... Read More »
Rangers' Josh Hamilton makes season debut 1d Associated Press Comments (0)
The long awaited return of Josh Hamilton playing on a MLB field ended Monday with him making his season debut for the Texas Rangers... Read More »
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Athletics - Team News
Scott Kazmir - S
Scott Kazmir was pulled from his start Wednesday against the Tigers with an apparent injury. Kazmir had rattled off three hitless innings to open the game, but Dan Otero took the mound in the top of the fourth for the host A's. There should be an update soon. ...
May 27 1:27PM Read More
Ike Davis - 1B
Ike Davis (quad) will take batting practice on the field Thursday. It will be his first bit of baseball activity since he landed on the disabled list a couple weeks ago with a Grade 2 strain in his left quad. Obviously running is going to...
May 27 11:25AM Read More
Drew Pomeranz - S
Drew Pomeranz (shoulder) will throw a bullpen session on Thursday. Pomeranz played catch a few days after being placed on the disabled list with a sore shoulder and is now ready for mound work, so it's safe to say the cortisone injection he...
May 27 10:53AM Read More
A.J. Griffin - S
A.J. Griffin (elbow) will throw a simulated game on Thursday. Griffin's recovery from Tommy John surgery suffered a minor setback when he was shut down for a bit with shoulder soreness, but he's now getting back on track. The...
May 27 10:50AM Read More
Marcus Semien - SS
Marcus Semien is not in the Athletics' lineup Wednesday. Semien has just three hits over his last 27 at-bats and has really struggled defensively, so the A's are giving him a breather. Eric Sogard is handling shortstop in his...
May 27 9:43AM Read More
Brett Lawrie - 3B
Brett Lawrie (back) went 0-for-4 at the plate in his return to the lineup Tuesday. Lawrie had missed the last three games with back tightness. The third baseman sports a pedestrian .272/.303/.355 batting line this season.
May 27 5:15AM Read More
Jesse Chavez - S
Jesse Chavez wasn't provided any run support, taking the loss despite holding the Tigers to an... Chavez allowed a first-inning run on a Rajai Davis sacrifice fly and it turned out to be the game-deciding run as the A's fell 1-0. Chavez gave up only five hits and a pair...
May 26 10:08PM Read More
Sonny Gray - S
Sonny Gray (ankle) threw a bullpen session Tuesday with no issues. Gray had to exit Sunday's game with an ankle injury, but he's ready to roll for Friday's matchup against the Yankees. The right-hander boasts a 1.77 ERA over his first 10...
May 26 4:25PM Read More
Ben Zobrist - OF
Ben Zobrist is batting third in his return to the A's starting lineup Tuesday against the... Zobrist was activated from the disabled list Monday, but the A's wanted to give him a day to reacclimate before throwing him back into the fire. The versatile 33-year-old...
May 26 2:56PM Read More
Sean Doolittle - R
Athletics activated LHP Sean Doolittle from the 15-day disabled list. Doolittle missed the first eight weeks of the 2015 regular season with a slight tear in his left rotator cuff. He struggled a bit on his minor league rehab assignment, but...
May 26 2:37PM Read More
Angel Castro - R
Athletics optioned RHP Angel Castro to Triple-A Nashville. Castro got the boot to clear a roster spot for Sean Doolittle, who was activated from the disabled list in a corresponding move. Castro should get another shot soon.
May 26 2:34PM Read More
Jesse Hahn - S
Jesse Hahn was on his game Monday, going the distance for his first career shutout in a 4-0... Hahn's defense didn't make things easy on him, as he had to navigate around three errors behind him. Three double-play balls helped, as did just one walk and five...
May 25 4:08PM Read More
Josh Reddick - OF
Josh Reddick went 2-for-4 with a triple and a run scored in Monday's win over the Tigers. The outfielder was part of the Athletics' decisive four-run sixth inning, notching a three-bagger as the second hitter of the frame before scoring their second run. Reddick...
May 25 4:00PM Read More
Joe Paterson - R
Athletics signed LHP Joe Paterson to a minor league contract. Paterson was cut loose by the Royals recently after holding a 5.68 ERA over 12 relief appearances at Triple-A Omaha. He'll provide some lefty relief depth for the A's.
May 25 3:24PM Read More
Brett Lawrie - 3B
Brett Lawrie (back) is expected to return to the lineup Tuesday. Lawrie has missed the last three games with back tightness, but he's apparently made improvement. The third baseman is batting .279/.310/.364 with two home runs and 16 RBI...
May 25 3:14PM Read More

Team Stats

Oakland Athletics Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Stephen Vogt441312241511033.313
Josh Reddick41154224873730.312
Marcus Semien48187235392615.283
Brett Lawrie44169114680216.272
Billy Butler47187215080423.267
Eric Sogard44149123951010.262

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
Ike Davis00-1001.000.00
Sonny Gray52.7141010066.0611.77
Tyler Clippard02.000180420.0172.25
Evan Scribner00-230026.0292.42
Jesse Chavez15.167117151.2452.44
Angel Castro01.0004003.033.00
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