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Oakland Athletics (33-41) at Texas Rangers (37-35), 2:05 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Sonny Gray tries to pitch the Oakland Athletics to a fifth straight win on Thursday when they go for a sweep in the finale of their three-game series with the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark. Gray was cruising against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on Friday, but ran into trouble in the seventh inning as the Halos erupted for eight runs in the seventh inning. ...

Recap: Texas vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam to lead the Oakland Athletics in an 8-2 win over the Texas Rangers in the second of a three-game set. Josh Phegley hit a two-run home run and Stephen Vogt added a two-run shot for the Athletics, who have won four straight. Kendall Graveman (4-4) gave up two runs on eight hits over seven-plus innings to pick up the win. ...

Recap: Texas vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 2 months 1 week ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Josh Phegley hit a solo home run and drove in three as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Texas Rangers 8-6 to open a three-game series. Ben Zobrist hit a two-run homer while Marcus Semien went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored for the Athletics, who have won three straight. Jesse Chavez (4-6) picked up the win despite allowing five runs on eight hits...

A's activate Davis, Mujica from DL

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics activated first baseman Ike Davis and pitcher Edward Mujica from the 15-day disabled list on Friday. Davis last played on May 13 due to a strained left quad, while Mujica has been shelved since May 22 with a fractured right thumb. Davis has batted .282 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 33 games with the A's this season. Mujica...

Recap: Oakland vs. San Diego

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Kemp and Derek Norris each homered to back a solid start by Ian Kennedy as the San Diego Padres defeated the Oakland Athletics, 3-1, to snap a four-game losing streak. Kennedy (4-5) surrendered a run on four hits and a walk with four strikeouts over six innings. The Padres helped interim manager Pat Murphy to his first MLB victory. "It was a...

Recap: San Diego vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 2 months 2 weeks ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Eric Sogard's RBI single in the ninth gave the Oakland Athletics a 6-5 win over the San Diego Padres, who named Pat Murphy as their interim manager for the rest of the season Tuesday. Murphy had been the manager at the club's Triple-A affiliate in El Paso and took over a day after Bud Black was fired. Bench coach Dave Roberts guided the Padres on Monday in...

Recap: LA Angels vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Sonny Gray pitched into the eighth inning, while Eric Sogard ended up with two hits and drove in three runs as Oakland topped the Angels 8-1 on Sunday. Ben Zobrist doubled twice as part of his 3-for-5, three-run performance for the Athletics. Billy Burns, Josh Reddick and Max Muncy also knocked in a run each. Gray (8-3) went 7 2/3 innings and allowed an...

A's put switch-pitcher Venditte on DL

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Oakland Athletics have placed ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte on the 15-day disabled list due to a strained right shoulder. Venditte became the first switch-handed pitcher to appear in a major league game since 1995 when he tossed two scoreless innings at Boston's Fenway Park on June 5. The 29-year-old did not allow a run in 5 2/3 innings over four...

Recap: Oakland vs. Texas

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
Oakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Scott Kazmir fired eight brilliant innings to halt a lengthy winless drought and lead the Oakland Athletics to a 7-0 decision over the Texas Rangers. Kazmir (3-4) earned his first victory since April 13 with a superb performance in which he yielded only one hit -- an Elvis Andrus single in the fifth inning -- and a pair of walks while logging six strikeouts...

Texas Rangers (31-27) at Oakland Athletics (23-37), 10:05 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 2 months 3 weeks ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - Yovani Gallardo looks to beat Oakland for the first time in his career on Wednesday night when the Texas Rangers continue a three-game series with the Athletics. Gallardo has faced Oakland once this season, taking a 7-1 loss at home on May 3. He was charged with four runs -- three earned -- over 6 2/3 innings, falling to 0-3 against the Athletics lifetime with a 6.48...