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A Loss To the Oakland Baseball Family: Bob Welch


It is with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to the A's 1990 Cy Young winner and member of the A's baseball family, as Bob Welch died Monday evening.

Game #63: A's Beat O's 11-1; Machado Angry Toddler


The A's blow out the Orioles in the final game to win the series and their thirty-ninth game of the season, but no one will remember the game, the win, the starting pitcher, or anything else about...

Game Thread #63: A's at Orioles (3)


We're heading to the eighth inning; the A's hold a commanding 10-0 lead thanks to a lot of walks and John Jaso. Scott Kazmir pitched 7 scoreless, so here we are!

Game Thread #63: A's at Orioles (2)


We're in the top of the fourth, the A's unloaded on Jimenez for six runs, capped off by a grand slam by Brandon Moss. The A's added another in the fourth, and it's 7-0!

Game #59: Cespedes, Donaldson lead comeback charge


There's nothing like being the marquee match-up of the day for ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball in New York and falling behind four runs early. This might faze a lesser team, but the A's responded by...

Game Thread #59: A's at Yankees (4)


Donaldson's home run has given the A's a 5-4 lead, and thanks to Otero, the A's are holding on to the lead. We're heading to the ninth inning, 5-4 A's. LET'S GO OAK-LAND!

Game Thread #59: A's at Yankees (3)


Well, believe it or not, after being down 4-0 early, the A's have tied the game, and should have taken the lead. But the Yankees also should have more runs on Chavez, who did make it through the...

Game Thread #59: A's at Yankees (2)


A great Gentry play to open the game saved Jesse Chavez in the first inning, but the Yankees broke it way open in the third as Chavez just doesn't look all that sharp anymore. It's 4-0 Yankees, and...


Game Thread #59: A's at Yankees

The Oakland Athletics have turned into media darlings, seemingly overnight, as they are basking in their early success to the season, that as we all seem to know instinctively, could have been even...

Game #53: Walk It Off! Donaldson saves Kazmir, A's


Oh boy! You guys! Just when all hope seemed lost for our heroes, the very best thing happened in the bottom of the ninth! There were hits, and a HIT, and pie, and did I mention they magically...

Game Thread #53: A's vs. Tigers (3)


The A's now have two hits, but they just can't do anything against Anibal Sanchez, who is threatening to pitch a complete game shutout. Scott Kazmir has been almost as good, but the one home run he...

Game Thread #53: A's vs. Tigers (2)


We're going to the bottom of the fourth inning. Torii Hunter (who else) has hit a home run off Kazmir to give the Tigers a 1-0 lead. The A's have managed zip, zero, zilch against Sanchez so far....


Game Thread #53: A's vs. Tigers

Good evening, and welcome to another exciting game of A's baseball! None of us got our money's worth in last night's game, but the great thing about baseball is that there is usually a game the...

Game #52: A's Hit Tigers' Ace, But Lose To Bullpen


The pitching duel that was anything but went the Tigers' way today as Sonny Gray and Max Scherzer both went six innings, with Gray giving up 4 earned runs, and Scherzer 5. But the A's bullpen would...

Game #52: Bullpen Mental Error Leads to 6-5 Loss


On a day when the A's actually got to Max Scherzer, the Tigers got to Sonny Gray as well. The game was even until the A's blinked first, and allowed Rajai Davis to steal third base without anyone...

Game Thread #52: A's vs. Tigers (4)


Well, we almost hung onto the lead, but Otero gave up the long ball in the seventh. Good thing it was just a solo, which tied the game at 5. Both pitchers will end up with no-decisions. It's 5-5...

Game Thread #52: A's vs. Tigers (3)


It's still not a pitcher's duel, but it's sure entertaining, as John Jaso, battered and bruised arm and all, homered to turn the A's 4-3 deficit into a 5-4 lead. Sonny Gray held the lead through...

Game Thread #52: A's vs. Tigers (2)


Well, it's been a lot of things, but pitchers' duel, 'tis not. After Gray put the A's offense in a 2-0 hole before they ever took their turn at bat, the A's offense battled back to tie the game off...


Game Thread #52: A's vs. Tigers

Don't look to me for extra hype about tonight's game, since everything that you need to know about the game was said so brilliant in the story and the comments here. Tonight's game may be game #52...

Game #47: A's Magic Runs Out; Rays Win in 11


In what was an exciting, thrilling, and ultimately wasted and sad baseball game, the A's drop the finale of the series in 11 innings on a 3-run home run as the A's went from one strike away from a...

Game Thread #47: A's at Rays (4)


BONUS BASEBALL!!!!!! On a getaway day when they are flying to Canada after the game, the A's are going to play on, and it's a GOOD thing. The A's tied the game at the eleventh hour, in the ninth...

Game Thread #47: A's at Rays (3)


After Gray and Cobb traded zeros for the entire afternoon, the Rays have finally broken through against the A's, scoring one run in their half of the seventh inning. The A's offense has been even...

Game Thread #47: A's at Rays (2)


We're heading to the fifth inning; no score thanks to an amazing catch by Josh Reddick. LET'S GO OFF-ENSE!


Game Thread #47: A's at Rays

I can assure you from vast personal experience of 30+ years of watching baseball that this sport isn't always as fun and as magical as it is right now. Which is why all of you, but especially the...

Game #46: One hit's enough offense for red-hot A's


The A's win their 5th game in a row, and 11th out of 12 by stringing together a couple of walks, benefiting from an error, and hitting one solo home run to build a 3-0 lead that Tommy Milone,...

Game #46: A's Win on One Hit! #carelessrays


The box score is NOT a typo. The A's have won their 5th in a row with the nail-biting score of 3-2 at the same time they were one-hit. I'll be back with all of your highlights, most of them...

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