Bob Melvin


OAKLAND — Cut through all the analysis of injuries, traded players and clubhouse chemistry, and one truth is undebatable regarding the A’s.


OAKLAND — The A’s night began with Kendall Graveman making what appeared to be a strong bid for history.


OAKLAND — Ryon Healy’s torrid September leads to legitimate speculation on whether he could enter the American League Rookie of the Year conversation.


OAKLAND — Coming off a week-long break, Ryan Dull notched an effective outing that was an unheralded key to Sunday’s walk-off victory over the Red Sox.


OAKLAND — The A’s will call up Triple-A right-handers Raul Alcantara and Jharel Cotton to start two of the three games in their upcoming series with the Angels.