1 hr ago
Texas heat keeps Yoenis Cespedes in DH role
A's Manager Bob Melvin had hoped to get Yoenis Cespedes back in left field for Tuesday's game against the Rangers, but for the fifth consecutive game Cespedes served as the designated hitter for Oakland.
8 hrs ago
Maddux Sports Blog
MLB Picks: Oakland Athletics vs. Texas Rangers
The Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers will continue their four-game American League West series Tuesday night at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, with the first pitch scheduled for 8:05 p.m. ET Oakland has dropped three of its last four games, including a 8-7 setback to Texas as +105 road underdogs Monday, while going OVER the betting total for ... (more)
18 hrs ago
The Jackson Sun
Sewage leak renews calls for new Athletics stadium
The Oakland Athletics live in a dump. They know it. The city of Oakland knows it.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The Miami Herald
A's lose 8-7 in opener of 4-game series at Texas
Nelson Cruz homered twice, A.J. Pierzynski drove in three runs and the Rangers snapped a six-game losing streak with an 8-7 win Monday night over the AL West-leading A's.
Oakland Top 4th - Josh Reddick grounded out to second. Runners on second and third with one out and Eric Sogard due up.
Full Predictions for the 2014 MLB Rookie Class
Major League Baseball's 2012 rookie class was easily the best in recent memory, as well as one of the best in the history of the sport.
Dallas Morning News
Report: On cusp of A's series, Texas Rangers get a Cespedes
According to a report from Baseball America's international signings guru, Ben Badler, the Rangers have landed a Cespedes.
A's Look to Expand AL West Lead Over Rangers
As amazing as the 2012 season was, the excitement that surrounded that final home stand when the A's finally took over the division lead from the Rangers on the final game of the season , their 2013 path towards a postseason appearance is shaping out to be more of a statement season than the surprising Cinderella tale.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Oakland Athletics - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Oakland Athletics - INSIDE PITCH The Athletics are playing extremely well -- they've won 22 of their past 29 games - but their building isn't in the best of shape.
Colon wins 6th straight as A's rout Mariners 10-2
Bartolo Colon worked seven strong innings to win his sixth straight decision, Josh Reddick homered and matched a career high with four hits, and the Oakland Athletics avoided a sweep with a 10-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Bay Area Baseball: A's, Mariners lineups, and the unicorn backpack changes hands
Somewhat quietly, the Mariners have to have one of the best 1-2 punches atop their starting rotation in the American League, if not all of baseball.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Anderson to remain in walking boot four more weeks
The A's were hoping Brett Anderson's latest bone scans would show he'll be back pitching soon, not later.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
A's sign top draft pick Billy McKinney
Billy McKinney started his professional career Friday afternoon, standing in the left-handed batters box and took batting practice from A's manager Bob Melvin.
Yoenis Cespedes returns to the lineup; Dan Otero up, Hideki Okajima out
I'll have more info once the clubhouse is open and after we talk to Bob Melvin at about 5, but Yoenis Cespedes is back in the lineup, Josh Donaldson is out and so is Coco Crisp .
Pebble Hunting: A Week of Watching Yoenis Cespedes by Sam Miller
So that's where Cespedes was when I sat down to watch a week of him. That was in the past.
A's proving last season was no fluke, taking AL by storm again
From Dave Stewart, Bob Welch, Mark McGwire, Rickey Henderson and Terry Steinbach to Josh Donaldson, Yoenis Cespedes, Brandon Moss and Dan Straily? Nate Freiman and Eric Sogard? Winners of 21 of their past 26 games and sole proprietors of first place in the AL West, the Athletics are off to their best 68-game start since 1990.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Coming off a marathon victory, the A's look to extend their home winning streak to 12 games Friday night against the Seattle Mariners .
The Melvin-Rivera connection; Thursday's...
Steve Kroner subbing for Susan Slusser as the A's go for the sweep of the Yankees at the Coliseum: Outfielders Yoenis Cespedes and Coco Crisp remain out of the A's lineup.
Game #67: First Place A's Continue to be Mossome; Yankees Not Digging the West Coast Swing
The magical season of 2013 rolls on, picking up steam as the A's stay hot, hot, hot with just another win tonight, beating the Yankees, winning the series, and grabbing first place all for themselves following a Rangers' loss.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Bay Area baseball blog: A's, Yankees lineups: Crisp, Cespedes out
A's manager Bob Melvin is fond of calling Coco Crisp the team's "energizer" atop the lineup and Yoenis Cespedes a confidence-breeding influence in the middle.