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Recap: Texas vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 6 days 8 hours ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 6-3 victory on Thursday. Sam Fuld hit a two-run single and Ben Zobrist also brought in a run for the A's, who have won five straight games and nine of their last 11. "We're playing great baseball right now," said Reddick. Sonny Gray...

Recap: Texas vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 1 week 8 hours 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, 1 week 1 day 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, 1 week 5 days 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, 1 week 6 days 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 weeks 1 day 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 weeks 3 days 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 weeks 5 days 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 weeks 6 days 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, 3 weeks 8 hours 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...