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4/24/2015 | Graveman tries to stop Altuve's 27-game streak vs. A's

Houston's Scott Feldman and Oakland's Kendall Graveman will match up Saturday at the Coliseum. Graveman will try to stop Jose Altvuve's 27-game hitting streak against the A's.


4/24/2015 | Parker, Doolittle take big steps forward in rehabs

Jarrod Parker made his first start in a professional game since Tommy John surgery on Thursday evening, and Sean Doolittle tossed 15 pitches from flat ground on Friday, marking big steps for these rehabbing A's pitchers.


4/24/2015 | Zobrist eases back into A's lineup at DH

Ben Zobrist made his return to the A's lineup for Friday's series opener against the visiting Astros with a start at designated hitter, as he looks to ease his way back into game action.


4/24/2015 | Zobrist remains a question mark for Astros series

Ben Zobrist, out since Sunday with a sore left knee, was brought into Thursday's series finale against the Angels as a pinch-hitter in the ninth inning, but he remains iffy to start Friday's series opener against the visiting Astros.


4/23/2015 | Chavez comes through on the spot for A's

Jesse Chavez allowed one hit over six innings in a spot start against the Angels on Thursday. Typically, that would be worthy of a win. Except his teammates never scored.


4/23/2015 | One hit enough for Angels in shutout of A's

Kole Calhoun blasted a two-run homer off Jesse Chavez and Nick Tropeano pitched six scoreless innings in his season debut on Thursday afternoon, setting the tone in the Angels' 2-0 victory over the A's in Southern California.


4/23/2015 | Bassitt arrives, will provide long relief from bullpen

Right-hander Chris Bassitt joined the A's in time for Thursday's series finale in Anaheim, providing an immediate long-relief option out of the bullpen.


4/23/2015 | Gray is a force even without his best stuff

Sonny Gray wasn't even at his best Wednesday night, or so he'll say. Even catcher Stephen Vogt acknowledged as much. Yet the A's right-hander was still dominant in a 9-2 win over the Angels.


4/23/2015 | Gray puts A's back in driver's seat at Angel Stadium

Sonny Gray continued to dominate, and the A's rallied late, scoring a combined eight runs on nine hits against the Angels bullpen in the seventh and eighth innings to capture a 9-2 victory on Wednesday night.


4/22/2015 | Tropeano set for Angels debut in finale with A's

Right-hander Nick Tropeano was promoted to the Angels from Triple-A Salt Lake on Wednesday to prepare for a Thursday start against the A's, who will counter with right-hander Jesse Chavez in the series finale at Angel Stadium.


4/22/2015 | Zobrist's slow recovery has his status for weekend unclear

A's second baseman Ben Zobrist is easing his way back into baseball activity, two days after receiving a cortisone shot in his sore left knee, but it's unclear whether he'll be able to participate in this weekend's home series against the Astros.


4/22/2015 | A's call up Leon to give bullpen some depth

With reliever Jesse Chavez scheduled to make a spot start at Angel Stadium on Thursday, and their bullpen already depleted, the A's were in dire need of a fresh relief arm, leading them to promote right-hander Arnold Leon on Wednesday.


4/22/2015 | A's might need to call up a fresh arm to bolster bullpen

Following a rough loss on Tuesday night at Angel Stadium, the A's could look to promote a pitcher from Triple-A Nashville on Wednesday in advance of an evening matchup with the Angels to bolster a depleted bullpen.


4/22/2015 | Giavotella, Calhoun lead Angels' rout of A's

Johnny Giavotella and Kole Calhoun each hit a three-run home run, and Giavotella added an RBI single in a six-run sixth inning as the Angels routed the A's, 14-1, on Tuesday night to even this four-game series at Angel Stadium at a game apiece.


4/22/2015 | Ike pitches in, gives A's perfect inning on mound

First baseman Ike Davis pitched a 1-2-3 eighth inning on Tuesday evening in the A's 14-1 loss to the Angels, becoming the first Oakland position player to pitch in a game since Frank Menechino did it in Colorado on July 18, 2000.


4/22/2015 | Rickey races out in front in A's Franchise Four voting

Rickey Henderson is the early leader in A's voting for the Franchise Four campaign, which allows fans to elect the four most impactful players who best represent the history of each Major League franchise out of eight choices from its lineage.


4/22/2015 | Weaver, Gray set for showdown at Angel Stadium

Angels right-hander Jered Weaver squares off with Athletics right-hander Sonny Gray on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium in a matchup of Opening Day starters.


4/21/2015 | Lawrie on suspended Herrera: 'You get what you deserve'

A's third baseman Brett Lawrie, at the center of weekend-long theater in Kansas City, weighed in on the five-game suspension Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera received on Tuesday for intentionally throwing at Lawrie on Sunday. Herrera was also fined an undisclosed amount.


4/21/2015 | Otero leads bullpen's rescue effort against Angels

This probably wasn't the recipe A's manager Bob Melvin had in mind when he spoke before the game about the continual process of trying to forge the right bullpen mix. But he sure enjoyed the final product in Monday night's win over the Angels.


4/21/2015 | Homers from Vogt, Semien lead Athletics past Angels

The A's got home runs from Stephen Vogt and Marcus Semien and relied on a dominant six-inning performance from their bullpen to hold off the Angels, 6-3, on Monday night in the opener of a four-game series at Angel Stadium.


4/20/2015 | Chavez to start for Hahn Thursday

A's right-hander Jesse Chavez will start against the Angels on Thursday in place of Jesse Hahn, who will be given more time to allow the blister on his pitching hand to heal.


4/20/2015 | Zobrist out with cartilage damage in knee, hopes to avoid DL

Ben Zobrist, who has existing cartilage damage but no ligament damage in his left knee, will receive a cortisone shot on Monday evening and could miss the A's four-game series in Anaheim this week.


4/20/2015 | A's Pomeranz, Angels' Santiago set for lefty battle

Two left-handers who've started the season strong, the Angels' Hector Santiago and the Athletics' Drew Pomeranz, will take the mound Tuesday night at Angel Stadium in the second game of a four-game series between the division rivals.


4/20/2015 | Reddick says Herrera 'not professional'

A's outfielder Josh Reddick offered his thoughts Monday on MLB Network Radio regarding Sunday's series finale in Kansas City that saw five Royals ejections and verbal exchanges between both clubs.


4/19/2015 | Rival A's, Angels to clash for 1st time in 2015

The A's and Angels match up for the first time this season with a four-game series at Angel Stadium beginning Monday. Los Angeles right-hander Matt Shoemaker will be opposed by Oakland right-hander Kendall Graveman, with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m. PT.




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