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  • Graveman, red-hot Lowrie can't halt Sox
    A's right-hander Kendall Graveman, struck for a game-tying three-run homer off the bat of Jackie Bradley Jr. in the second inning, settled down to retire his next 11 batters. He was lifted following a string of three straight singles to open the sixth, and reliever Emilio Pagan's first pitch to Mitch Moreland was launched for a go-ahead grand slam, leaving Graveman and the A's on the wrong end of a 7-3 affair at the Coliseum.
  • A's add Bassitt, Lucas; option Coulombe
    The A's brought in a pair of bullpen reinforcements ahead of Friday's series opener against the Red Sox, promoting right-handers Chris Bassitt and Josh Lucas from Triple-A Nashville.
  • Beck among top prospect performers
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Friday.
  • Manaea set for lefty battle vs. Sale
    Two of the month's top lefty performers will square off in Saturday's 6:05 p.m. PT matchup: the A's will send Sean Manaea (2-2, 1.63 ERA) to the bump, while the Red Sox counter with their ace, Chris Sale (1-0, 1.23). Manaea has allowed two runs or fewer and completed at least five innings in each of his first four starts, most recently going seven and holding the Mariners to one run in his last outing.
  • A's trade Thompson, option Trivino to Triple-A
    The A's have traded Trayce Thompson to the White Sox for a player to be named later or cash considerations, the team announced Thursday. Oakland also optioned right-hander Lou Trivino to Triple-A Nashville.
  • Checking in on AL West new guys: Piscotty
    The American League West has several new high-profile faces this season, with a mix of established stars and young phenoms highlighting the crop of newcomers to the division.
  • Murphy among top prospect performers
    Athletics catcher Sean Murphy was among top prospect performers on Thursday.
  • 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.
  • Olson walks off for A's in wild 14-inning affair
    In a marathon affair that featured plenty of pitching changes and dramatics, the A's walked off with a Matt Olson RBI to top the White Sox, 12-11, on Wednesday in 14 innings and claim a series sweep.
  • Canha wears good luck ski mask
    A's Mark Canha has worn good luck ski mask all week
  • Nifty at 50: A's rout White Sox on anniversary
    Celebrating their 50th anniversary with a lively group of fans who were treated to a free game at the Coliseum, the A's kept them entertained, lighting up the scoreboard in a 10-2 drubbing of the White Sox on Tuesday night. Trevor Cahill, fittingly, was on the mound for this throwback scene, which featured the A's and White Sox adorned in their 1968 uniforms. Making his first start for Oakland since 2011, Cahill twirled seven shutout innings and struck out eight in his season debut. He was the benefactor of a bevy of run support.
  • Birthday boy Lowrie's homer sparks A's rally
    Jed Lowrie's American League-leading 25th hit was launched for a solo home run in the first inning Tuesday, stoking a lively Coliseum crowd at the A's free game against the White Sox.
  • A's have fun celebrating retro game
    A's have fun celebrating retro game
  • Luzardo among top prospect performers
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Tuesday.
  • Hot dog vendor takes a seat among fans
    Hot dog vendor takes a seat among fans
  • Mengden spins gem to earn 1st home win
    The A's have badly needed more from their starting pitchers. More innings, more efficiency. And better results. Right-hander Daniel Mengden gave them just that Monday night, twirling an eight-plus inning gem against the White Sox in an 8-1 series-opening victory at the Coliseum.
  • Merrell among top prospect performers
    Here's MLB Pipeline's roundup of the top prospect performances in the Minor Leagues on Monday.
  • A's edge Mariners as Manaea outduels Felix
    A's lefty Sean Manaea was on cruise control against the Mariners on Sunday afternoon, working seven innings opposite Seattle ace Felix Hernandez and propelling the A's to a 2-1 victory at Safeco Field with help from a two-run homer from Jed Lowrie in the first inning. Manaea allowed just two hits in chilly temps, his lone blemish a solo home run to Taylor Motter in the fifth. Hernandez went 6 1/3 innings for the Mariners, allowing two runs and five hits with seven strikeouts.
  • A's, Mariners honored to celebrate Jackie
    The A's and Mariners joined the baseball community in celebrating Jackie Robinson Day on Sunday, collectively sporting No. 42 as part of a special tradition that dates to 2009.
  • A's lose Nunez to Rangers on waiver claim
    Renato Nunez is expected to join the A's American League West rival Rangers in Tampa Bay on Monday.
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