It's encouraging the A’s could land the first punch against the Angels but need to follow it up with more quality baseball to make it count.
Alberto Callaspo raced around the bases on Sam Fuld's triple in the sixth, scoring the go-ahead run as the A's held on to beat the Angels 5-3.
Despite pitching well recently, Dan Otero was the odd man out when the A's activated Craig Gentry from the disabled list on Friday.
Kyle Blanks has spent several weeks rehabbing a torn left calf muscle, but now he is experiencing unspecified problems in both feet.
The A's are getting reinforcements. Craig Gentry is back from the DL and the team optioned trusted reliever Dan Otero to Triple-A.
Since their last meeting in June, the A's have cooled off and the Angels have taken flight, setting the stage for a showdown series this weekend.
Bob Melvin is making a habit of throwing Fernando Abad into sticky situations and the lefty reliever has done nothing but thrive.
After suffering their eighth loss in 10 games on Wednesday, the A's need to regroup ahead of their big division showdown this weekend.
Jeff Samardzija was torched, allowing seven earned runs in just 3.2 innings, as the A's lost 8-5 to split the two-game series with the Mets.
Jason Hammel hasn't been the stud starter the A's expected. His next start will be skipped, but the team isn't giving up on him yet.
Josh Donaldson is out of the starting lineup for the first time since the All-Star break, and A’s manager Bob Melvin said it was time to give his All-Star third baseman a rest.
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The A's halted their season-high five-game losing streak and manager Bob Melvin is hoping they might have re-discovered their confidence.
Coco Crisp's bases-clearing triple in the fourth led the A's to the 6-2 victory over the Mets, and snap their five-game losing streak.
Bud Selig's farewell tour was business as usual in Oakland, as he addressed the A's stadium situation for possibly the last time.
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