As the saying goes, April showers brings May flowers. Oakland A’s fans were hoping that a shaky month of April baseball would bring a stronger month of May in terms of wins and stats. However, that is just not the case. Quite the opposite. In fact, the A’s have been struggling the entire season and now sit in last place in the AL West at 12-19. To emphasize how critical this...
Another day, another bullpen collapse.
The Oakalnd Athletics dropped the opening game of the club’s three-game series with the Kansas City Royals 6-4, as Dan Otero was tagged for two runs in the eighth inning.
The starter Sonny Gray wasn’t exactly sharp either. The righ-hander ended up working six innings and allowing four runs on a career-high 11 hits. Gray struggled with an...
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The Oakland Athletics have reportedly acquired veterans Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays.
According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, Zobrist and Escobar are heading to Oakland for catcher John Jaso and Minor Leaguers Daniel Robertson and Boog Powell.
The #Athletics are on the verge of acquiring Ben Zobrist...
Dan Otero #61 of the Oakland Athletics pitches in the 12th inning against the Kansas City Royals during the American League Wild Card game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images)
The Oakland A’s have experienced an unpredictable offseason. GM Billy Beane has completed a franchise overhaul in trading Josh Donaldson, Brandon Moss, Jeff...
A pivotal four-game series between the Los Angeles Angels and Oakland A’s got off to an odd start Thursday night.
With the score tied 3-3 in the bottom of the ninth inning, Angels shortstop Erick Aybar smacked a high-bouncing ball down the first base line. A’s pitcher Dan Otero and first baseman Brandon Moss both converged on the ball, with Otero grabbing it in time to tag Aybar...
A’s Farmhand Of The Day: Stockton Ports Pitcher Chris Lamb (7 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 17 K)
CALIFORNIA LEAGUE (High-A)
Stockton Ports 0
Rancho Cucamonga Quakes 3
LP – Lamb 4-5 / 3.10
Farmhand Of The Game:
Pitcher Chris Lamb
(7 IP / 4 H / 1 ER / 1 BB / 17 K)
Stockton starter Chris Lamb tied a California League record by striking out 10...
Dan Otero is excelling out of the bullpen for the Oakland Athletics. The 29-year-old righthander has a 1.90 ERA in 56 games since hopping across the bay prior to last season. It was a hop with a twist, and the second time he changed venues in a roundabout way. Otero is a graduate of Duke […]