That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Chapman and Olson win Gold Gloves; First dual winners for A’s since the ’80s

Photo credit: sfexaminer.com On Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: #1 Oakland A’s third baseman Matt Chapman received the Gold Glove Award with first baseman Matt Olson. Chapman had a .981. fielding percentage and Olson had .993. #2 Chapman saved 17 runs that led MLB third basemen in defense in runs saved. #3 Olson saved 13Continue reading “That’s Amaury’s News and Commentary podcast: Chapman and Olson win Gold Gloves; First dual winners for A’s since the ’80s”

Oakland A’s podcast with Jerry Feitelberg: Chapman saves the A’s bacon with 2-run bomb; A’s stay 1/2 game up in wild card

Photo credit: halosheaven.com On the A’s podcast with Jerry Feitelberg: #1 The A’s dropped two crucial games — one against Texas last Sunday at the Coliseum and another on Tuesday night in Anaheim. The A’s in never give up style, down 2-1 on Wednesday night in the top of the ninth, got a two-run jackContinue reading “Oakland A’s podcast with Jerry Feitelberg: Chapman saves the A’s bacon with 2-run bomb; A’s stay 1/2 game up in wild card”

Texas Tough: Homerin’ A’s finish sweep of the Rangers with 6-1 win

By Morris Phillips Winning the final six games of a seven-game road trip was exactly what the playoff-hopeful A’s needed to move clear of the Indians and Rays in the hunt for the top wild card spot in the American League. Except that it wasn’t. Now 30 games above .500 for the first time allContinue reading “Texas Tough: Homerin’ A’s finish sweep of the Rangers with 6-1 win”

A’s beat the Rangers 8-6 on Saturday night, but it might’ve been a costly win

By Charlie O. Mallonee The Oakland Athletics won their fifth consecutive game on Saturday night in Texas as they downed the Rangers 8-6. The victory keeps the A’s in sole possession of the AL Wild Card Slot #1 by 1/2 game over the Tampa Bay Rays. The other Wild Card contender — the Cleveland IndiansContinue reading “A’s beat the Rangers 8-6 on Saturday night, but it might’ve been a costly win”

The A’s devour the Tigers 10-2 on Saturday night in Oakland

By Charlie O. Mallonee @Charlieo1320 Oakland — The Oakland Athletics (83-59) did exactly what they had to do on Saturday night – beat up on a lesser opponent. The “Rooted in Oakland” crew demolished the lowly Detroit Tigers (42-99) by the score of 10-2. The Tigers have the worst record in all of Major League BaseballContinue reading “The A’s devour the Tigers 10-2 on Saturday night in Oakland”

Giants crush A’s 10-5 in game three of the Bay Bridge Series 2

by Charlie O. Mallonee OAKLAND — The A’s literally snatched defeat out of the jaws of victory on Saturday night as they watched a 4-2 lead going into the top of the eighth inning be wiped out when the San Francisco exploded for eight runs on seven hits off five Oakland pitchers. It was simply aContinue reading “Giants crush A’s 10-5 in game three of the Bay Bridge Series 2”

A’s make it three wins in a row over the Astros with a big 8-4 victory on Saturday

by Charlie O. Mallonee Oakland — A’s starting pitcher Chris Bassitt had to throw 31 pitches to get out of the top of the first against the Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon. That usually means two things: The chances of that starting pitcher being in the game after the fifth inning is almost nil. In fact,Continue reading “A’s make it three wins in a row over the Astros with a big 8-4 victory on Saturday”

A’s come up short on the South Side on Saturday night, lose to the Sox 3-2

By Charlie O. Mallonee The Oakland Athletics (66-51) lost to the Chicago White Sox (52-63) 3-2 on Saturday in Game two of their three-game series. The A’s were held scoreless until the top of the ninth inning when they scored to two runs on an unusual play. With two out and Alex Colome on theContinue reading “A’s come up short on the South Side on Saturday night, lose to the Sox 3-2”

Fiers is on fire, leads the A’s to an 8-3 victory over the Cardinals on Saturday

By Charlie O. Mallonee The Oakland Athletics have become the St. Louis Cardinals’ worst nightmare. Back in June, the A’s swept their two-game series in St. Louis. On Saturday night, the A’s never trailed in game one of the two-game series in Oakland. The Athletics jumped on the Cardinals early on Saturday night when theyContinue reading “Fiers is on fire, leads the A’s to an 8-3 victory over the Cardinals on Saturday”

A’s end their losing streak beating the Rangers 5-4 in a wild game Saturday night

All photos by Charlie O Mallonee Sports Radio Service by Charlie O. Mallonee Oakland — The Athletics had lost three straight games going into their contest on Saturday night with the Texas Rangers. More importantly, the A’s were no longer in possession of a Wild Card Playoff slot. Yes, there is slightly over two months ofContinue reading “A’s end their losing streak beating the Rangers 5-4 in a wild game Saturday night”