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Oakland’s Chris Smith pitches well, gets no run support as A’s lose to Jays 4-2

July 24, 2017

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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Chris Smith throws to Toronto Blue Jays’ Russell Martin hits for a home run during first-inning baseball game action in Toronto, Monday, July 24, 2017. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP) by Jerry Feitelberg Toronto- The A’s continued their seven-game road trip Monday night in Toronto against the Blue Jays. The […]

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Three the hard way: Trio of solo shots holds up, A’s avoid the sweep in New York

July 23, 2017

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By Morris Phillips You do what you can do, right? The A’s don’t score many runs, don’t get a lot of hits, and they don’t do any better when the odds are supposedly stacked in their favor with runners on base poised to score. For that matter, the A’s strike out too much, commit too […]

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Flores hits a walk-off home run to give the Mets a 6-5 win over the Athletics

July 23, 2017

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by Charlie O. Mallonee The Oakland Athletics have the worst road record (15-31) in the major leagues. It is one of the main reasons they are mired in last place in the American League West and are about to dismantle their team to begin a major rebuilding process. On Saturday night after jumping out to […]

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MLB Podcast The Show with Matt Harrington: Deals for Gray with Houston and Yanks might be off the table; A’s still shopping players on current roadie

July 22, 2017

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Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray works against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 14, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) By Matt Harrington Things have cooled down on the trade talk of Oakland A’s pitcher Sonny Gray because of the recent acquisition of the New York Yankees Todd […]

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Conforto’s 2 HR’s Take Bite out of A’s in Big Apple

July 21, 2017

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Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Frankie Montas, center, reacts as New York Mets’ Michael Conforto, left, and Matt Reynolds, right, runs the bases after Conforto hit a two-run home run during the seventh inning of an interleague baseball game Friday, July 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) By Matthew Harrington Michael Conforto hit […]

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Oakland A’s Podcast with Jerry Fetielberg: Wednesday’s Coliseum ovation could be Gray’s swan song as Astros pursue A’s pitcher

July 20, 2017

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Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray follows through against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) On the A’s podcast with Jerry: 1 Sonny Gray who got a nice standing ovation on Wednesday afternoon at the Oakland Coliseum as the fans […]

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Preview of the A’s series with the New York Mets

July 20, 2017

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New York Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes (52) and Jose Reyes, right, celebrate with teammates after the Mets’ 7-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in a baseball game Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) by Jerry Feitelberg NEW YORK–The Oakland A’s begin a seven-game road trip Friday night in the Big […]

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The A’s beat the Rays behind a solid effort by Sonny Gray 7-2

July 19, 2017

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Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray works against the Tampa Bay Rays in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) by Jerry Feitelberg OAKLAND– The A’s, behind the pitching of Sonny Gray, won the finale of the three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays by a […]

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Oakland A’s Podcast with Charlie O: A’s to rebuild as Billy brings back veterans and rookies; Gray, Alonso, and Lowrie could be gone by the deadline

July 18, 2017

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AP File Photo: The Houston Astros Josh Reddick takes a dive back into first base with the New York Yankees first baseman Chris Carter covering during their July 2 at Minute Maid Field in Houston. Carter is rumored to be an interest of the A’s during the trade deadline. On the A’s podcast with Charlie […]

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Tampa Bay Rays snatch victory from the jaws of defeat as they rally with two out in the ninth to win 4-3

July 18, 2017

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Tampa Bay Rays’ Shane Peterson watches his RBI single off Oakland Athletics’ Santiago Casilla during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) by Jerry Feitelberg OAKLAND– The Tampa Bay Rays, currently in second place in the AL East, pulled out a win as they rallied […]

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