Oakland Athletics

Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Oakland, California, United States

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Oakland Athletics: Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Oakland, California, United States
The Oakland Athletics, often referred to as the A's, are an American professional baseball team based in Oakland, California. They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) West division. The team plays its home games at the Oakland Coliseum. They have won nine World Series championships.


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MLB could move Oakland A's to Vegas over stadium lawsuit

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred warned that Oakland could lose the Athletics baseball franchise if the city doesn't drop a lawsuit aimed at halting the construction of a new stadium. CBS San Francisco's..
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MLB commissioner says Oakland may lose A's franchise over stadium

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'Nobody knows who we are': These anonymous Oakland Athletics roll towards MLB postseason

Lacking any household names, the Oakland Athletics have been hot for months and are primed to earn a spot in the AL wild-card game. - Published

Oakland Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks on Warriors: 'They treated us like (expletive)'

Athletics pitcher Liam Hendriks isn't sad the Golden State Warriors are leaving Oakland. "They treated us like (expletive)" he said. - Published

Olson, Canha hit back-to-back HRs to lead A’s past Yanks 6-2

olson, canha hit back-to-back hrs to lead a’s past yanks 6-2
The Oakland Athletics wasted little time responding to an early blow from the New York Yankees. Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back homers in the first inning to lead ......
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Greinke gets 200th win, pitches Astros past A's 4-1

Zack Greinke threw seven smooth innings for his 200th win, pitching the first-place Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 4-1 to avoid a four-game sweep - Published

Fan who signed with A's, Nathan Patterson, strikes out side in minor league debut

Oakland Athletics minor league pitcher Nathan Patterson, who touched 96 mph on the radar gun to get signed, was excellent in his first pro outing. - Published

Newcomers come up big for A's in 4-2 win over Cardinals

Tanner Roark wins Oakland debut as Athletics beat St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 - Published

Oakland A's sign fan who threw 96 mph in stadium challenge

Oakland A's sign Nathan Patterson to a contract after viral video showed him hit 96 mph on the radar gun
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A's hit 4 HRs in testy 5-4 win over Rangers

Ramon Laureano took a slow trot after a home run and later got hit by a pitch, prompting the benches to clear as the Oakland Athletics posted a testy 5-4 win over the Texas Rangers - Published

Laureano's double in 11th lifts A's over Astros 4-3

Matt Olson hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning and Ramon Laureano's ground-rule RBI double with one out in the 11th gave the Oakland Athletics a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros - Published

A's to offer simultaneous broadcasts, 1 with analytics focus

The Oakland Athletics are catering a special broadcast to fans who appreciate the game's statistical analysis side - Published

Davis' 2-out, 2-run single in 9th lifts A's over Twins 5-4

Khris Davis lined a two-out, two-run single off the glove of diving first baseman Ehire Adrianza in the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics won again, beating the Minnesota Twins 5-4 - Published

Fiers wins seventh straight as A's top White Sox 5-1

Mike Fiers pitched into the eighth inning to win his seventh consecutive decision, Oakland hit three solo home runs and the Athletics beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 - Published

Vogelbach, Seager go deep, Mariners beat Athletics 6-3

Daniel Vogelbach and Kyle Seager hit two-run home runs in the fourth inning, Marco Gonzales won his 10th game and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 - Published

A's use late offensive surge to top Mariners 5-2

Franklin Barreto hit his first home run of the season, Robbie Grossman added a pinch-hit two-run double in the ninth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 5-2 - Published

Marcus Semien hits grand slam, solo homer as A's beat Twins

Marcus Semien hit a grand slam in the eighth after his tying solo homer leading off the fifth, Chris Herrmann had a career-high four hits, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 for a.. - Published

Brett Anderson dominates Halos, sending A's to 4-0 win

Brett Anderson pitched 7 2-3 dominant innings of two-hit ball in the Oakland Athletics' 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Angels - Published

Olson homers twice, leads Athletics over Angels 7-2

Matt Olson hit two home runs, Mike Fiers remained unbeaten in his last 10 starts and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 - Published

Ohtani, Calhoun help Angels win 4th straight, 8-3 over A's

Shohei Ohtani and Kole Calhoun each hit two-run homers, Griffin Canning allowed only three hits over six innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 8-3 for their fourth straight.. - Published

Chapman gets to Castillo again, A's beat Rays 4-2

Matt Chapman homered in the third and doubled in the go-ahead run in the seventh, and the Oakland Athletics held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 - Published

A's pitcher Frankie Montas hit with 80-game PED suspension

Oakland A's starter Frankie Montas has been suspended 80 games for PED use, MLB announced on Friday. He is 9-2 with a 2.70 ERA and 97 strikeouts. - Published

Chapman's 3-run homer in 9th rallies A's past Rays 5-4

Matt Chapman hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics stunned the skidding Tampa Bay Rays with a 5-4 comeback victory - Published

Narváez homers in Mariners' 9-2 win over A's

Omar Narváez homers as Seattle Mariners beat Oakland Athletics 9-2 - Published

Semien's second homer gives Athletics 5-3 win over Rangers

Marcus Semien hit his second homer of the game in the ninth inning, a two-run, tiebreaking shot that lifted the Oakland Athletics over the Texas Rangers 5-3 - Published

Piscotty leads resourceful Athletics past Angels, 7-4

Stephen Piscotty homered and Mike Fiers pitched six solid innings in the Oakland Athletics' 7-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels. - Published

Laureano, Montas help Oakland snap 5-game losing streak

Ramón Laureano had two hits, including a home run, Frankie Montas threw six solid innings and the Oakland Athletics snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.. - Published

Astros beat Athletics 6-4 in 12 innings for 3-game sweep

Rookie Myles Straw had three hits, three stolen bases and scored the go-ahead run on Michael Brantley's single in the 12th inning to help the Houston Astros complete their second three-game sweep of.. - Published

Fisher's homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2

Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics - Published