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Wild Card standings: A's gain a game with weekend sweep

2 hours 18 min ago

That surge finally gained them a little bit of ground, even while the other contenders were all playing doormat opponents the last few days, so now Oakland is only two games out of a playoff spot. The sweep in Anaheim wasn’t pretty, and it even included another blown save, but they got the job done each day and gutted out some clutch victories when they needed them most. Game #147: A’s win a one-run game!

M's looks to solve pitcher Sean Manaea as Oakland hosts Seattle

2 hours 23 min ago

M’s looks to solve pitcher Sean Manaea as Oakland hosts Seattle The Oakland Athletics hold destiny in their own hands when they open the final two weeks of the regular season with a four-game home series against the Seattle Mariners, beginning Monday night. The A’s (82-67) and Mariners (80-69) both secured key victories Sunday, and now go head-to-head separated by two games in the American League West and AL wild-card races.

MLB power rankings: Yankees and Padres are on the outside looking in

6 hours 5 min ago

Most of Major League Baseball's division races are settled heading into the final fortnight of the regular season.

Manaea scheduled to start for Oakland against Seattle

6 hours 56 min ago

Seattle Mariners (80-69, third in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (82-67, second in the AL West) Oakland, California; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Tyler Anderson (6-9, 4.20 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 125 strikeouts) Athletics: Sean Manaea (10-9, 3.95 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 177 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Athletics -154, Mariners +132; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Oakland and Seattle will play on Monday. The Athletics are 40-34 in home games in 2020.

Manaea scheduled to start for Oakland against Seattle

8 hours 53 min ago

Seattle Mariners (80-69, third in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (82-67, second in the AL West) Oakland, California; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Mariners: Tyler Anderson (6-9, 4.20 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 125 strikeouts) Athletics: Sean Manaea (10-9, 3.95 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 177 strikeouts) LINE: Athletics -154, Mariners +132; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Oakland and Seattle will play on Monday. The Athletics are 40-34 in home games in 2020.

Shohei Ohtani strikes out 10, comes up short in quest for 10th win

Sun, 2021-09-19 21:40

Anaheim, California – Shohei Ohtani struck out 10 over eight strong innings but could not secure his 10th win Sunday as the Los Angeles Angels fell 3-2 to the Oakland Athletics in 10 innings. Showing no sign of the arm soreness that pushed back his start by two days, the two-way sensation looked sharp as he continued his bid to become the first player to reach double figures in both wins and home runs since Babe Ruth in 1918.

Ohtani expected to start as Los Angeles hosts Oakland

Sun, 2021-09-19 20:34

Oakland Athletics (81-67, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (72-76, fourth in the AL West) Anaheim, California; Sunday, 4:07 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Frankie Montas (12-9, 3.72 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 185 strikeouts) Angels: Shohei Ohtani (9-2, 3.36 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 136 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels +105, Athletics -115; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and Oakland will square off on Sunday. The Angels are 38-36 on their home turf.

Shohei Ohtani showcases his splitter prowess, throwing it 55 times vs. Oakland

Sun, 2021-09-19 19:14

Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani went to his splitter early and often against the Athletics, racking up the most splitters in a game since 2008.

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Sun, 2021-09-19 17:58

Condense Game: Jed Lowrie drove in the go-ahead run on a sac fly in the 10th before Lou Trivino slammed the door in the A's 3-2 win

A's vs. Angels Highlights

Sun, 2021-09-19 17:30

Jed Lowrie's sac fly lifts A's to win in extras

Frankie Montas outduels Shohei Ohtani in A's fifth straight win

Sun, 2021-09-19 17:13

Frankie Montas out-shined Shohei Ohtani to help give the A's their fifth straight win.

A's beat Angels in 10 innings to finish sweep

Sun, 2021-09-19 16:34

Jose Rojas lined a first-pitch fastball into right field, scoring Gosselin - and Walsh, in a sloppy sequence. Right fielder Seth Brown airmailed his throw home. Romo did not back it up.

American League playoff race weekly recap: September 13th-19th

Sun, 2021-09-19 15:00

Next week is a new challenge as the homestand continues when a couple of New York teams both fighting for a playoff spot come into town: the Mets for a couple, and then it’s Red Sox vs. Yankees next weekend. What a time to play this series. Toronto Blue Jays (84-65) Weekly Record: 4-2 A lot of people thought that it was probably too late for the Jays to make the playoffs after they failed to translate their quality of play into wins, significantly underperforming their run differential throughou...

Matt Chapman's solo homer

Sun, 2021-09-19 14:07

Matt Chapman crushes a solo homer to center field, his 26th of the season, extending the A's lead to 2-0 in the top of the 4th inning

Brownsville native Torres to be inducted into UTRGV Hall of Honor

Sun, 2021-09-19 13:46

Sep. 19—The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley announced its 2022 Athletics Hall of Fame and Hall of Honor class Tuesday, and Brownsville native Rene Torres was selected as an inductee. Torres is the sole honoree that "earned induction" into the UTRGV Hall of Honor. He played baseball for Pan American College from 1966-69, receiving a scholarship after serving as the starting shortstop for ...

Josh Harrison snow cone catch saves game for A's

Sun, 2021-09-19 12:30

A single could tie it, and anything more could result in a walk-off loss, which would be devastating as Oakland needs every possible win to maintain their final 5% hopes of staying in the Wild Card race. The A’s bullpen has been been mired in a deep slump for the past month, blowing nine saves in the span of 24 games entering last night. They’ve been recovering lately, holding a few leads in a row this week, but every close contest remains an adventure.

Ohtani expected to start as Los Angeles hosts Oakland

Sun, 2021-09-19 07:16

Oakland Athletics (81-67, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (72-76, fourth in the AL West) Anaheim, California; Sunday, 4:07 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Frankie Montas (12-9, 3.72 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 185 strikeouts) Angels: Shohei Ohtani (9-2, 3.36 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 136 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels +105, Athletics -115; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and Oakland will square off on Sunday. The Angels are 38-36 on their home turf.

Ohtani expected to start as Los Angeles hosts Oakland

Sun, 2021-09-19 06:31

Oakland Athletics (81-67, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (72-76, fourth in the AL West) Anaheim, California; Sunday, 4:07 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Frankie Montas (12-9, 3.72 ERA, 1.23 WHIP, 185 strikeouts) Angels: Shohei Ohtani (9-2, 3.36 ERA, 1.12 WHIP, 136 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Angels +105, Athletics -115; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles and Oakland will square off on Sunday. The Angels are 38-36 on their home turf.

Ohtani expected to start as Los Angeles hosts Oakland

Sun, 2021-09-19 00:05

INJURIES: Angels: Austin Warren: (health protocols), Patrick Sandoval: (spine), Jose Marte: (hamstring), Reid Detmers: (health protocols), Dylan Bundy: (shoulder), Luke Bard: (hip), Justin Upton: (lumbar), Mike Trout: (calf), Dexter Fowler: (knee), Jo Adell: (back), Anthony Rendon: (hip), Franklin Barreto: (right elbow).

Last Minute Rally falls Short; Heartbreaking Loss leaves Bases Loaded in the 9th

Sat, 2021-09-18 22:54

It was a heartbreaking loss on Saturday as the Halos walked away from the night with the bases loaded and a missed opportunity to snag a last-minute victory. Unfortunately, the Halos lineup was slow to the jump, and despite a last-minute offensive fire, the bats fell victim to a rough start in the first inning, cementing the game with a 3-1 loss against the Oakland Athletics.

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