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A's third baseman Matt Chapman thrilled to be back on field

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman lunged to his right for a diving stop on a sharp grounder by Kurt Suzuki, leapt to his feet and fired a one-hopper to first in plenty of time for the out. ...

RHP Trevor Rosenthal reaches $11M, one-year deal with A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Experienced closer Trevor Rosenthal reached agreement on an $11 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associate...

A's C Sean Murphy sidelined after surgery for collapsed lung

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Athletics catcher Sean Murphy will be sidelined for several weeks with a collapsed lung that required surgery but is expected to be fine and fully recovered by opening d...

Buster Posey works out arm in offseason firing dirty diapers

Diaper firing, the new baseball offseason arm workout. Who knew? At least in catcher Buster Posey's case it did the trick. His unfortunate target: 9-year-old son Lee. ...

Righty Mike Fiers agrees to $3.5M, one-yr deal with A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Right-hander Mike Fiers is staying put with the Oakland Athletics, finalizing his agreement Tuesday on a $3.5 million, one-year contract. Fiers, whose six wins...

Veteran Petit in agreement with A's on $2.55M, one-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Veteran reliever Yusmeiro Petit has agreed to a $2.55 million, one-year contract to stay with the Oakland Athletics, pending a physical, his agent said. The de...

Versatile INF La Stella, Giants reach $18.75M, 3-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Versatile infielder Tommy La Stella completed an $18.75 million, three-year contract with the San Francisco Giants on Thursday, giving the club a reliable left-handed hitter with ...

Reliable third baseman Matt Chapman earns big raise from A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Slick-fielding third baseman Matt Chapman reached agreement Friday on a $6.49 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics to avoid arbitration, and the club also secur...

A's take step in playoffs, fall short of World Series goal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics took the next step in the playoffs at last but still fell short of their ultimate goal. They won the AL West to reach a postseason series...

Pinder plays through tender hamstring to help A's advance

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — In this strange season, there were no rehab assignments or minor league at-bats for injured players like Chad Pinder to regain their timing before stepping right back into a maj...

Pinder delivers timely hit, A's advance in playoffs at last

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics ended 14 years of postseason futility, riding Chad Pinder’s go-ahead, two-run single in the fifth inning and repeated costly walks by Chicago’s relievers t...

A's hold off Abreu, White Sox 5-3, force series to Game 3

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Semien and Khris Davis homered early and the Oakland Athletics held off José Abreu and the Chicago White Sox in the late innings for a 5-3 win Wednesday that sent their A...

Giolito dazzles, Abreu slugs White Sox past A's in opener

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lucas Giolito dazzled in his postseason debut, stymieing the Oakland Athletics through six perfect innings and sending the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory in the opener of th...

AL West champion Athletics finally get their playoff series

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Semien and the Oakland Athletics are finally getting a full playoff series. After consecutive losses in the wild-card game, the AL West champions hope a...

Giants just miss playoffs, losing on season's final day

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From a false-positive coronavirus test for outfielder Alex Dickerson that postponed a pair of road games against the Padres to getting smoked out of Seattle by the West Coast wild...