The Athletics finished the 2018 season with four healthy starting pitchers on their 40-man roster — none of them especially reliable.
The Athletics added their first wave of reinforcements Saturday.
The Sean Manaea-Jonathan Lucroy battery has produced some memorable moments. Tuesday, the duo led the Athletics to a 8-3 victory over the Blue Jays.
With approximately two-dozen big league players moved at Tuesday’s non-waiver trade deadline, the A’s were left on the outside looking in
The 2018 Oakland Athletics are not a playoff team. But they are closer to a postseason berth than the AL West cellar.
After the April he had, being optioned was the best thing that could have happened to Kendall Graveman.
With cannabis still illegal in Massachusetts — at least for a few more months — the Red Sox rolled into to Oakland to smoke the (Kelly) Green.
Entering the 2018 MLB season, Oakland’s greatest question lied in the rotation.
Chad Pinder may have the athleticism to play all nine positions in a single MLB game. The A’s might have wished he had Tuesday night.
On the surface, it may not have been the obvious setup for a pitcher’s duel: One starter a 20-year veteran who posted a 6.48 ERA last year; the other, a 29-year-old hurler coming off hip surgery.
Marcus Semien sent most of the nearly-30,000 home happy when he slapped an 11th-inning walkoff single to center.
As is, Oakland is not a playoff team. It’s also not a last-place team.
The Oakland Athletics will enter the 2018 regular season with 13 pitchers on the 25-man roster for a second-straight season.
The Athletics rotation took yet another hit Thursday, when Paul Blackburn became the latest starter do go down with an injury.
Less than one week after reclaiming Trevor Cahill off the free agent heap the Athletics have added his 2009-11 Oakland rotation mate Brett Anderson.
After wily, grey-haired vets Kendall Graveman and Sean Manaea the competition is pretty much wide open for spots in the Oakland rotation.
The pair of pitching additions Oakland did make offer the combination of youthful power and veteran savvy to that overworked relief corps.
The word “comeback” is one that may become something of a mantra of the 2018 Oakland Athletics.
The major league season unofficially begins in less than four weeks, when pitchers and catchers report to camp.
“Opportunistic” is one word that can be used to describe the Athletics’ 2017 season.