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Angels' Chase Silseth to test mettle vs. A's again

Thu, 2022-05-19 13:55

The Oakland Athletics will get a second crack at Chase Silseth on Friday when they begin a three-game series against the host Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif. Silseth (1-0, 0.00 ERA), the first player from the 2021 draft to reach the majors, held the Athletics to just one hit while walking two over six shutout innings in his debut May 13. The 22-year-old right-hander had just been promoted from Double-A Rocket City.

Murphy's law with Athletics is to be available every day

Thu, 2022-05-19 11:41

It was one of the rare days where Athletics catcher Sean Murphy was powerless to make a difference. Mark Kotsay, the A’s manager, determined Wednesday it was time for Murphy to take a seat rather than play in what turned out to be a 14-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins. The reasoning was beyond reproach.

Murphy's law with Athletics is to be available every day

Thu, 2022-05-19 11:41

It was one of the rare days where Athletics catcher Sean Murphy was powerless to make a difference. Mark Kotsay, the A’s manager, determined Wednesday it was time for Murphy to take a seat rather than play in what turned out to be a 14-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins. The reasoning was beyond reproach.

Correa’s return sparks Twins best day of offense in 14-4 win at Oakland

Thu, 2022-05-19 04:19

OAKLAND, Calif. — As he defended the Twins' demotion of Royce Lewis to the minors on Wednesday morning, Rocco Baldelli felt the need to throw in a timely reminder. "Well, we're getting Carlos Correa back," the manager pointed out. Boy, were they ever. Correa came off the injured list with a single, a double and a walk, scoring twice and driving in a run as the Twins pounded the Athletics 14-4. ...

Correa 2 hits in return, small crowd as Twins top A's

Wed, 2022-05-18 23:18

Carlos Correa went 2 for 4 with an RBI double in his return from a stint on the injured list caused by a bruised middle finger on his right hand, and the Minnesota Twins set a season high for runs Wednesday in a 14-4 rout of the Oakland Athletics. Correa was reinstated from the 10-day injured list after missing 11 games due to an injury sustained when a pitch hit the two-time All-Star while he gripped the bat during a swing. It was really nice to get back out there with the guys,” Correa said.

Correa 2 hits in return, small crowd as Twins top A’s 14-4

Wed, 2022-05-18 19:20

Carlos Correa went 2 for 4 with an RBI double in his return from a stint on the injured list and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics.

Oakland A's fans staying home in droves; Coliseum attendance plummets

Wed, 2022-05-18 18:39

"I moved here in 1980," said Mary Ann Waterman as she arrived at Wednesday's matinee at the Oakland Coliseum. "Billy Martin was the manager. I've been A's fan ever since.

Luis Arraez, Gary Sanchez power Twins' win over A's

Wed, 2022-05-18 16:33

Luis Arraez, Gary Sanchez power Twins' win over A's

Correa 2 hits in return, small crowd as Twins top A's 14-4

Wed, 2022-05-18 16:18

Carlos Correa went 2 for 4 with an RBI double in his return from a stint on the injured list caused by a bruised middle finger on his right hand, and the Minnesota Twins set a season high for runs Wednesday in a 14-4 rout of the Oakland Athletics. Correa was reinstated from the 10-day injured list after missing 11 games due to an injury sustained when a pitch hit the two-time All-Star while he gripped the bat during a swing. Gary Sánchez went 2 for 4 with a double and three RBI.

Twins power way to series victory in Oakland with 14-4 rout in finale

Wed, 2022-05-18 16:08

OAKLAND, Calif. — Before Sonny Gray threw his first pitch on Wednesday, the veteran starter was sitting on a three-run lead. It was that kind of day for the Twins, who put on a show on offense and rode a quality start from Gray to a 14-4 victory and a series win over the Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum. The Twins opened up the game in the first inning, using four hits and a walk to produce ...

Athletics' home woes continue in blowout loss to Twins

Wed, 2022-05-18 16:02

The A’s had utilityman Chad Pinder pitch the ninth inning rather than use another arm out of the bullpen. Pinder gave up three runs and two hits, two walks and a hit batter on pitches ranging from 43.6 to 85.4 miles per hour. A’s manager Mark Kotsay used Pinder reluctantly, but after 15 games in 13 days, he preferred to not use another reliever.

Athletics home woes continue in blowout loss to Twins

Wed, 2022-05-18 16:02

The Athletics would love to have more fans in the stands, but in truth they haven’t been doing a lot of late at the Coliseum to encourage a groundswell of support. The A’s were spanked 14-4 Wednesday on getaway day by the Minnesota Twins before a crowd of 7,106, ending their latest homestand, their most one-sided loss of the season. How one-sided was it?

Athletics home woes continue in blowout loss to Twins

Wed, 2022-05-18 16:02

The Athletics would love to have more fans in the stands, but in truth they haven’t been doing a lot of late at the Coliseum to encourage a groundswell of support. The A’s were spanked 14-4 Wednesday on getaway day by the Minnesota Twins before a crowd of 7,106, ending their latest homestand, their most one-sided loss of the season. How one-sided was it?

A's roster moves: Zach Logue optioned, Nick Allen called up

Wed, 2022-05-18 13:40

To take his place on the active roster, infielder Nick Allen was called up. Logue was in the rotation filling the spot of Cole Irvin, who is on the 15-day IL due to shoulder tendinitis. But Irvin is on the way back, as he made a rehab start in the minors last night, tossing five strong innings.

Athletics set to welcome Cole Irvin back to rotation; Zach Logue optioned to Las Vegas, Nick Allen returns

Wed, 2022-05-18 12:09

Cole Irvin will return to the Athletics pitching rotation on the upcoming road trip although his first start has yet to be determined. Glad to be back,” Irvin said Wednesday before the A’s wrapped up a seven-game homestand with a getaway day game against the Minnesota Twins. Missed being with the guys.

Carlos Correa likely to return as Twins face Athletics

Wed, 2022-05-18 07:09

The Minnesota Twins are expected to have both Byron Buxton and Carlos Correa back in the lineup when they face the host Oakland Athletics in the rubber match of a three-game series on Wednesday afternoon. Correa is set to return after landing on the injured list May 6 with a right middle finger contusion, while Buxton likely will be in the starting lineup following a scheduled day off.

Elephant Rumblings: A's sign two-way international prospect Bjay Cooke

Wed, 2022-05-18 07:00

Welcome to the Oakland Athletics organization! With the phenomenal success of Shohei Ohtani as a two-way player, we shouldn’t be surprised to see more aspiring stars follow suit going forward. On Monday, the A’s picked up their own two-way prospect, Bjay Cooke.

Athletics break game open in seventh, beat Twins

Wed, 2022-05-18 06:35

Winder dealt with traffic throughout his outing, giving up nine hits in his appearance — which ended up being 3 2/3 innings. The right hander also surrendered a two-run home run to Kevin Smith in the fourth inning, putting the Athletics up 2-0 at the time. The Twins turned to Winder after a shortened start from Bundy, who was taking the ball for the first time since testing positive for COVID-19 on May 5 in Baltimore.

Athletics break game open in seventh, beat Twins

Wed, 2022-05-18 06:35

Winder dealt with traffic throughout his outing, giving up nine hits in his appearance — which ended up being 3 2/3 innings. The right hander also surrendered a two-run home run to Kevin Smith in the fourth inning, putting the Athletics up 2-0 at the time. The Twins turned to Winder after a shortened start from Bundy, who was taking the ball for the first time since testing positive for COVID-19 on May 5 in Baltimore.

A's snap out of offensive funk to beat Twins 5-2

Wed, 2022-05-18 03:47

The A’s went into the game with the lowest team batting average in the majors (. and had scored one run in each of their three previous games. I think it’s just what this lineup is capable of every day,” Brown said after the A’s second win in six games.

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