Stephen Piscotty and the Athletics tagged Felix Hernandez early, and Oakland ended the Seattle Mariners' five-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Thursday.
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He's pitched for 11 teams over 21 seasons, winning 242 games and a Cy Young -- but there's so much more to "Big Sexy" than mere numbers.
Marco Gonzales allowed two hits in seven innings in the longest start of his career, and the Seattle Mariners scored their only run on an error in a 1-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
The Mariners pull out another one-run victory, a 1-0 win over the A's with the only run scoring on an error. Marco Gonzales tossed seven scoreless innings as he continues to look like the second-best starter on the team and Edwin Diaz struck out the side on 13 pitches for the save. That's 45 K's in 25.1 innings for Diaz as the M's climb 10 games over .500.
The Oakland Athletics have placed slugger Khris Davis on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right groin.
The divide between haves and have-nots could be historic. But some teams that tore it down are tearing it up. Others? Not so much.
Mike Zunino hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning and Guillermo Heredia doubled home the go-ahead run in the 10th as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Every club could use a boost from its farm system, and this crop should be ready to go this summer.
The margins between the best have never been closer, but do we have a new No. 1? And which NL East team pushed its way into the top five?
Daniel Mengden allowed two hits over seven shutout innings to win his second straight start and lead the Oakland Athletics over the Toronto Blue Jays 9-2 on Sunday to complete a four-game sweep.
Khris Davis, who leads the A's with 13 home runs and 38 RBIs, left Sunday's game against the Blue Jays with a right groin strain.
Chad Pinder hit his first career grand slam and the Oakland Athletics overcame a four-run deficit, rallying to score five times in the eighth inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Saturday.
A's pitcher Brett Anderson, who left Friday's game after just 15 pitches due to a shoulder strain, was put on the DL.
Dustin Fowler hit his first career home run and also had a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh inning, Josh Phegley hit an RBI double in his season debut, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Friday night.
Matt Olson hit a three-run home run, Khris Davis and Matt Chapman added two-run shots, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 on Thursday night.
Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer, J.D. Martinez added a two-run shot and the Boston Red Sox avoided their first series sweep this season with a 6-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
Oakland catcher Bruce Maxwell will miss a four-game series at Toronto that starts Thursday because he cannot enter Canada while awaiting sentencing in Arizona on a gun-related charge.
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Buster breaks down Tuesday's action, including a near historic Padre performance, the Robinson Cano suspension, and Stephen Piscotty's emotional homer.
A historically potent offense helped earn the champs their rings, but they've lost ground at the plate as rivals rise to the challenge.
Stephen Piscotty homered in his first at-bat after being reinstated from the bereavement list and saluted his late mother as he crossed home plate, helping lead the Oakland Athletics to a 5-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night in a game...
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
The A's beat the Red Sox to climb to .500, with the big highlight Stephen Piscotty homering in his first at-bat since returning to the team after the death of his mom, who had suffered from ALS. If the A's can get any kind of starting pitching moving forward, they're going to give a lot of headaches to the other teams in the AL West.
Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty returned to the lineup Tuesday after the club reinstated him from the bereavement list following the death of his mother.
Sean Manaea beat the Boston Red Sox again in his first outing against them since pitching a no-hitter, and Khris Davis hit one of three solo homers by the Oakland Athletics in a 6-5 victory Monday night.