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Athletics' offense historically bad through first 38 games of 2022 MLB season

Mon, 2022-05-16 22:23

The A's collected just four hits Monday night in their loss to the Twins.

Sanchez, Lewis lead Twins past Athletics 3-1

Mon, 2022-05-16 21:52

Gary Sanchez homered, Royce Lewis scored twice and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Monday night. Lewis has played 10 major league games after being the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 draft and is already making an impact. Lewis came around to score on RBI singles by Jorge Polanco and Byron Buxton to give Minnesota a 2-1 lead.

Gary Sanchez powers Twins past slumping A's

Mon, 2022-05-16 21:47

Gary Sanchez powers Twins past slumping A's

Twins use sacrifice bunt, Gary Sanchez homer to top Oakland Athletics 3-1

Mon, 2022-05-16 21:35

Several times Monday night, the Oakland Coliseum scoreboard promoted the upcoming 50th-anniversary reunion of the A's 1972 World Series champions. As if in tribute, the Twins played a little throwback baseball. Gary Sanchez clobbered a 433-foot home run and Jorge Polanco singled home Royce Lewis, but the tie-breaking run in the Twins' 3-1 victory over Oakland was set up by the most old-fashioned of strategies: A sacrifice bunt.

Bunt, blast and flawless bullpen give Twins 3-1 ‘throwback’ victory over Oakland

Mon, 2022-05-16 21:35

OAKLAND, CALIF. – Several times Monday night, the Oakland Coliseum scoreboard promoted the upcoming 50th-anniversary reunion of the Athletics 1972 World Series champions. As if in tribute, the Twins played a little throwback baseball. Gary Sanchez clobbered a 433-foot home run and Jorge Polanco singled home Royce Lewis, but the tiebreaking run in the Twins' 3-1 victory over Oakland was set up ...

UTEP announces 2022 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class

Mon, 2022-05-16 21:19

EL PASO, Texas - Fred DeBernardi (track and field), John Furman (football), Johnnie Lee Higgins, Jr. (football), Jennifer Smit (track and field), the 1974-75 women’s basketball team and the 1974 volleyball team form the 19th induction class into the UTEP Athletics Hall of Fame. This year's class will be honored at the Miners’ football game versus Boise State on Sept. and in an induction ceremony on Sept.

UTEP announces 2022 Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Class

Mon, 2022-05-16 21:19

EL PASO, Texas - Fred DeBernardi (track and field), John Furman (football), Johnnie Lee Higgins, Jr. (football), Jennifer Smit (track and field), the 1974-75 women’s basketball team and the 1974 volleyball team form the 19th induction class into the UTEP Athletics Hall of Fame. This year's class will be honored at the Miners’ football game versus Boise State on Sept. and in an induction ceremony on Sept.

The Oakland A's are the loneliest team in baseball

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:47

For years, the A's have been in the hunt for a sparkly new stadium or an energetic new city, creating a limbo that almost goads fans into staying away. "It feels like the last days of the Montreal Expos before they moved to Washington," said Jorge Lopez, 36, a restoration manager in construction. A former season-ticket holder who now goes to about 10 games a year, Lopez sat with his partner, Megan Harter, in a lonely section of the stands at a game during the Rays series.

The Oakland A's are the loneliest team in baseball

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:47

For years, the A's have been in the hunt for a sparkly new stadium or an energetic new city, creating a limbo that almost goads fans into staying away. "It feels like the last days of the Montreal Expos before they moved to Washington," said Jorge Lopez, 36, a restoration manager in construction. A former season-ticket holder who now goes to about 10 games a year, Lopez sat with his partner, Megan Harter, in a lonely section of the stands at a game during the Rays series.

Gary Sanchez's solo homer

Mon, 2022-05-16 20:21

Gary Sanchez launches a solo homer to center field, his third of the season, increasing the Twins' lead to 3-1 in the top of the 6th inning

A's try some small-ball to spark slumping lineup

Mon, 2022-05-16 19:25

A’s team ranks in MLB 30th in Batting Average (. 30th in OBP (. 26th in Walk Rate (7.9%) 27th in Homers (22) 29th in Isolated Slugging (.

Shohei Ohtani joins Babe Ruth on exclusive list after hitting 100th home run

Mon, 2022-05-16 14:23

Los Angeles Angels’ two-way superstar Shohei Ohtani hit his 100th career home run during a game against the Oakland Athletics on Saturday. The fifth inning hit made Ohtani the third Japanese-born player to hit 100 or more home runs in MLB history, just behind baseball legends Hideki Matsui and Ichiro Suzuki. The 27-year-old athlete now follows in Babe Ruth’s footsteps as the second player with at least 100 home runs as a hitter and at least 250 strikeouts as a pitcher in MLB history.

Why this A's lineup is on track to be the team's worst in more than 100 years

Mon, 2022-05-16 11:45

Of the six A’s with more than 100 plate appearances this season, two –rookie Cristian Pache and first baseman Seth Brown– have averages under . and on-base plus slugging percentages that are at least 35% worse than league average. One of Oakland’s biggest concerns is that despite the discouraging team-wide numbers, three regular members of the team’s lineup are actually performing reasonably well relative to spring expectations.

Why this A's lineup is on track to be the team's worst in more than 100 years

Mon, 2022-05-16 11:45

Of the six A’s with more than 100 plate appearances this season, two –rookie Cristian Pache and first baseman Seth Brown– have averages under . and on-base plus slugging percentages that are at least 35% worse than league average. One of Oakland’s biggest concerns is that despite the discouraging team-wide numbers, three regular members of the team’s lineup are actually performing reasonably well relative to spring expectations.

Minnesota Twins at Oakland Athletics odds, picks and predictions

Mon, 2022-05-16 06:43

Let's analyze Tipico Sportsbook's lines around the Twins vs. Athleticsodds with MLB picks and predictions. Season series: Twins lead 3-0 The Twins are coming off a 9-game homestand that started with a sweep of Oakland and ended with a 5-4 record. The Athletics have been busy, with 12 games in their last 10 days, a stretch in which they went 5-7.

Minnesota Twins at Oakland Athletics odds, picks and predictions

Mon, 2022-05-16 06:43

Let's analyze Tipico Sportsbook's lines around the Twins vs. Athleticsodds with MLB picks and predictions. Season series: Twins lead 3-0 The Twins are coming off a 9-game homestand that started with a sweep of Oakland and ended with a 5-4 record. The Athletics have been busy, with 12 games in their last 10 days, a stretch in which they went 5-7.

Minnesota Twins at Oakland Athletics odds, picks and predictions

Mon, 2022-05-16 06:43

Let's analyze Tipico Sportsbook's lines around the Twins vs. Athleticsodds with MLB picks and predictions. Season series: Twins lead 3-0 The Twins are coming off a 9-game homestand that started with a sweep of Oakland and ended with a 5-4 record. The Athletics have been busy, with 12 games in their last 10 days, a stretch in which they went 5-7.

Angels shut down Athletics

Mon, 2022-05-16 04:00

Shohei Ohtani homered for the second consecutive game, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-1 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. A day after becoming the third Japanese-born player to reach 100 homers in the major leagues, Ohtani belted No. 101. Mike Trout, who singled ahead of Ohtani, scored. “That had some great hang time to it,” Angels manager Joe Maddon said.

Athletics start 3-game series with the Twins

Mon, 2022-05-16 00:03

Minnesota Twins (20-15, first in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (15-22, fifth in the AL West) Oakland, California; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Chris Archer (0-1, 4.43 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 22 strikeouts); Athletics: Zach Logue (2-1, 1.35 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 12 strikeouts) LINE: Twins -132, Athletics +112; over/under is 7 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics host the Minnesota Twins on Monday to open a three-game series.

Athletics start 3-game series with the Twins

Mon, 2022-05-16 00:01

Minnesota Twins (20-15, first in the AL Central) vs. Oakland Athletics (15-22, fifth in the AL West) Oakland, California; Monday, 9:40 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Twins: Chris Archer (0-1, 4.43 ERA, 1.48 WHIP, 22 strikeouts); Athletics: Zach Logue (2-1, 1.35 ERA, 1.05 WHIP, 12 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Twins -132, Athletics +112; over/under is 7 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: The Oakland Athletics host the Minnesota Twins on Monday to open a three-game series.

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