Jesse Chavez threw seven scoreless innings and the A's early offense turned out to be just enough as Oakland beat the Twins 2-1.
The A's dropped their series opener to the Twins, but Bob Melvin isn't making any adjustments as Jesse Chavez takes the ball for Game 2.
Cody Ross no longer has a Bay Area team to call home after he cleared waivers and was released on Tuesday morning.


Crisp Minnesota-bound: 'Time to get back wit the big boys' 4h Joe Stiglich Comments (0)
After two rehab games with the Stockton Ports, A's outfielder Coco Crisp posted a photo indicating that he's headed back to the big leagues. Read More »
Rewind: A's starters need to pull their share of load 22h Joe Stiglich Comments (0)
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. Read More »
Instant Replay: Bullpen blunders continue, A's lose 8-7 to Twins 1d Joe Stiglich Comments (0)
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... Read More »
Josh Reddick named AL co-Player of the Week 1d Joe Stiglich Comments (0)
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... Read More »
MRI shows no structural damage in O'Flaherty's shoulder 1d 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 1d 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 2d 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 »
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Athletics - Team News
Tyler Clippard - R
Tyler Clippard was asked to get five outs Tuesday, working 1 2/3 innings to earn the save... The Twins pushed across a run in the eighth inning and were threatening to tie the game with runners on first and third with one out, but Clippard struck out Torii Hunter...
May 5 9:07PM Read More
Billy Butler - DH
Billy Butler went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in Tuesday's win over the Twins. Butler broke out of a slump with the two-hit night, as he'd had just three hits in his previous 40 at-bats coming into the game. The RBI single in the first inning gave...
May 5 9:01PM Read More
Billy Burns - OF
Billy Burns went 2-for-5 with a run scored and a stolen base in a win over the Twins on... Burns had five steals at Triple-A Nashville prior to being recalled, and he recorded his first theft in his fourth game Tuesday. It was his third multi-hit performance in...
May 5 8:52PM Read More
Coco Crisp - OF
Coco Crisp (elbow) is undergoing treatment for his elbow on Tuesday and the team will make a... Crisp could return as early as this week. Manager Bob Melvin said that the decision will be made on Wednesday. Crisp's been rehabbing at High-A as he recovers from early...
May 5 3:20PM Read More
Coco Crisp - OF
Coco Crisp (elbow) went 1-for-5 with a double Monday in his second minor league rehab game with... The original plan called for Crisp to rest Tuesday before being reevaluated. He could join the A's later this week. The veteran outfielder has been sidelined since right...
May 5 5:25AM Read More
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

Team Stats

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

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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