Posted July 13, 2013 on
The Athletics promoted second baseman Grant Green to the major leagues this week, putting him in a part-time role for the first time since he started lacing up his spikes. He's gotten off to a rocky start in just two appearances with Oakland, but is confident in his ability to adjust to the show. Inside we take a look at one of the A's newest pieces.
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To say that Josh Donaldson has come a long way for the Oakland A’s should be considered possibly the understatement of the year.
Donaldson, sent down to the minors three times last season, has emerged as one of the A’s rising stars and one of the best third basemen in all baseball. For a time though, it didn’t look like he necessarily factored into their plans at all any more...
A.J. Griffin and Grant Balfour combined on a seven-hitter and the Oakland Athletics beat the Boston Red Sox 3-0 Saturday night.
Derek Norris homered and Yoenis Cespedes added an RBI single to help the division-leading A's end a two-game losing streak and maintain their one-game lead over Texas in the West. Oakland reached 55 wins before the All-Star break for the first time...
Oakland fans have had to wait a long time for days like this. As anyone familiar with Bay Area baseball will surely know, the San Francisco Giants have won two out of the last three World Series Championships. For too long now Oakland fans have seen throngs of new Giants fans delivered by the week, but as Bob Dylan might say the times they are a changing. The Oakland Athletics have...
Plate umpire CB Bucknor has left the game between the Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox after getting hit with a pitch on the side of his face mask.
With no outs in the second inning Friday night, Oakland starter Jarrod Parker's pitch grazed batter Daniel Nava and hit the right side of Bucknor's mask. The pitch was clocked at 92 mph.
Bucknor went down on one knee and...
A.J. Griffin scattered six hits over eight innings while Derek Norris, Yoenis Cespedes and Coco Crisp each had an RBI to help the Oakland A's to a 3-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, CA.
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Oakland right-hander A.J. Griffin shut down baseballs most powerful offense as the A's blanked the Red Sox 3-0 Saturday night at O.co Coliseum.
The Boston bats just couldn't get anything going against Griffin. The Red Sox had only seven hits and were 0-5 with runners in scoring position. Shane Victorino did have two singles.
The loss snapped...
After a off tough lose against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, the Oakland Athletics are headed back home to the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. With a day off on Thursday, the A’s will face the Boston Red Sox on Friday for the last three-day series before the All-Star break. Let’s see how these two teams match up.
Pitching for the Athletics will be righty Jarrod Parker...
Sometimes one play can make all the difference, shown on Friday night as the Oakland Athletics fell to the Boston Red Sox 4-2 at O.co Coliseum.
Jarrod Parker allowed two runs in the second inning before retiring 15 straight batters. He gave up a total of three hits and struck out three through seven innings of work.
The Athletics had trouble getting a hit off Boston’s John Lackey...
A.J. Griffin notched one of his most impressive outings as a big-leaguer in the Oakland A’s 3-0 victory over Jon Lester and the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night.
After striking out Jacoby Ellsbury on three pitches leading off the game, Griffin gave up a single to center off the bat of Shane Victorino. Dustin Pedroia (last night’s hero for Boston) popped out to Lowrie for the...
First Pitch: Friday 10:05, Saturday 10:05, Sunday 4:05
Arms: Friday: John Lackey, RHP (6-6, 2.80 ERA) vs. Jarrod Parker, RHP (6-6, 4.04 ERA)
Saturday: Jon Lester, LHP (8-5, 4.60 ERA) vs. A.J. Griffin, RHP (7-6, 3.94 ERA)
Sunday: TBA vs. Bartolo Colon, RHP (12-3, 2.69 ERA)
Yard: O.co Collusiuem Watch it: NESN Hear...
Dustin Pedroia's two-out, two-RBI single in the top of the eighth inning snapped a 2-2 tie and lifted the Red Sox to a 4-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night at Oakland Coliseum.
John Lackey improved his record to 7-6 and has now won six of his last eleven starts.
Boston jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the second inning...