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  • A's rally late, walk off Halos in 11 on Lucroy's hit
    Jonathan Lucroy's single off the center-field fence with the bases loaded in the 11th inning gave the A's a 6-5 walk-off win over the Angels on Sunday at the Coliseum. Oakland had to come from behind in the ninth, as Marcus Semien led off the frame with a homer and Mark Canha tied it on a bloop single with two outs. The A's struck first with a two-run homer by Canha, but homers by Chris Young and Albert Pujols helped the Angels grab the lead. Halos starter Andrew Heaney fired eight strong innings, allowing three runs on just three hits, but settled for a no-decision.
  • Canha makes great catch after clutch hit in 9th
    Mark Canha makes great catch in the 10th inning Sunday against the Angels after sending the game to extra innings with a two-out single in the ninth.
  • Blackburn on hill as A's begin 10-game road trip
    After a day off Monday, the A's open a two-game set in San Diego, with right-hander Paul Blackburn facing Padres lefty Eric Lauer. It will be Blackburn's third start since joining the rotation, and the first since he gave up eight runs in 1 1/3 innings against the Astros.
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  • Neuse collects two hits for fifth straight game
    Making his third start of the season, Forrest Whitley once again put up zeros.
  • Semien has dad on hand for Father's Day
    A's shortstop Marcus Semien had a special guest at the Coliseum on Father's Day -- his father, Damien.
  • Luzardo, Murphy fuel win for Double-A Midland
    California League pitchers are learning the hard way that Jo Adell's power is for real.
  • A's Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Athletics have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Oakland's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • A's host Pitch, Hit & Run event at the Coliseum
    The A's hosted the Team Championship round of the Scotts Pitch, Hit & Run competition on Sunday at Oakland Coliseum, with 24 kids ages 7-14 competing in their age groups.
  • Bats rally behind Manaea as A's snap skid
    The A's rallied behind Sean Manaea to snap their season-high four-game losing streak, mounting a four-run sixth inning that propelled them to 6-4 victory over the Angels on Saturday afternoon at the Coliseum. Chad Pinder and Marcus Semien homered and the A's put a six-game losing streak against American League West competition to rest. Pinder reached base in all four plate appearances, scoring three runs and falling a double short of the cycle. Manaea, who didn't allow a baserunner through his first four innings, earned a win for the first time since May 14.
  • Chapman goes on DL; A's call up Barreto
    A's third baseman Matt Chapman went on the 10-day disabled list on Saturday with a contusion of his right thumb. Oakland also recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Lucas and infielder Franklin Barreto from Triple-A Nashville and optioned right-hander Carlos Ramirez to Nashville.
  • Two-sport star Murray comes to terms with A's
    The A's and two-sport star Kyler Murray, the No. 9 overall selection in last week's MLB Draft, agreed to terms on Friday, and he was on hand at the Coliseum to meet the team and take batting practice.
  • Eck mascot tries to escape dinosaurs
    Eck mascot tries to escape dinosaurs
  • Bassitt, A's pay for mistakes against Angels
    The A's continue to be tormented by their divisional foes. Friday's 8-4 series-opening loss to the Angels left them two games under .500 at 34-36 -- a record that includes a 10-25 mark against American League West opponents.
  • Beck extends streak to eight games
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Friday.
  • Montas labors; Davis, Olson homer in loss
    Overmatched and outplayed, the A's could not avoid a three-game sweep at the hands of the Astros on Thursday afternoon.
  • Cahill goes on DL; Bassitt, Ramirez recalled
    A's right-hander Trevor Cahill was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Thursday, retroactive to Monday, with a strained right achilles. Oakland recalled right-handers Chris Bassitt and Carlos Ramirez from Triple-A Nashville and optioned left-handed pitcher Danny Coulombe to Nashville.
  • Joyce among those poised for turnaround
    The weeks that precede the July 31 Trade Deadline will be crucial for all involved. Some of the game's best talent resides in the AL West, but supporting casts could be the difference-maker, bringing attention to a handful of players who have unexpectedly been mired in slow starts.
  • Trio of HRs not enough after Blackburn hit hard
    After a stellar outing in his season debut last week, A's right-hander Paul Blackburn was pummeled in his second start of the year on Wednesday night.
  • Pinder visits school for special-needs kids
    Kids at the School of Imagination received a special guest on Wednesday morning, when A's utility player Chad Pinder and his fiancee, Taylor, spent time at the full-inclusion preschool serving special-needs children.
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