BRANDON MOSS NEWS

A’s Batters Beat Up Astros 11-3 In 1st Meeting of 2014

The Oakland A’s picked up right where they left off from 2013 with regards to the Houston Astros. After winning 15 of their 19 contests last season, the A’s took game one of the weekend set against their American League West division rival Friday night by the lopsided score of 11-3. Houston starter Jarred Cosart was wild in the first inning, walking four batters and allowing...
Via BaySportsNet
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Kazmir solid as Athletics blast Twins

Scott Kazmir had been dealing with some back stiffness prior to Monday’s game so it should not come as a surprise that he did not have his best stuff. Still he had enough to pitch his way to a win over the Minnesota Twins. Kazmir allowed three runs on six hits while walking four and striking out five during his six innings of work in what ended up being a 8-3 win for the Athletics...
Via Tireball.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins drop home opener against Athletics

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Yoenis Cespedes proved he can play through a hurting right heel, giving Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics a spark with a pair of RBI that helped spoil the Minnesota Twins' home opener with an 8-3 victory on Monday. Cespedes has been hobbling around the last few days with the injury, but the team wasn't worried enough about it to hold him out of the...
Via Fox Sports North
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland A’s assemble a three man team that will rotate playing first base

The Oakland A’s are using the depth in their dugout to their advantage. On Tuesday, manager Bob Melvin told the press that three Athletics will play first base throughout the 2014 season. This small platoon will be made up of Brandon Moss, Daric Barton, and Alberto Callaspo. Alberto Callaspo Callaspo is the questionable choice out of these three. He is usually a second or third...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Moss, Reddick hit home runs in A's win over Reds

PHOENIX (AP) -- Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer and Josh Reddick had a solo home run to help power the Oakland Athletics to an 8-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday. Derek Norris went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and two runs scored for Oakland. "Just continuing things that I fixed last year," Norris said. "Just trying to stay balanced and make sure you've...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Moss, Reddick hit home runs in A's win over Reds

PHOENIX (AP) Brandon Moss hit a three-run homer and Josh Reddick had a solo home run to help power the Oakland Athletics to an 8-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday.
Via FOXSports.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

A's Reddick makes 2 highlight-reel catches in win

Josh Reddick made two highlight-reel catches to take away homers from Michael Morse, Brandon Moss and Stephen Vogt each drove in two runs during a six-run fourth inning against San Francisco closer Sergio Romo, and the Oakland Athletics opened Cactus League play with a 10-5 victory over the Giants on Wednesday. ''We were getting challenged right away,'' said Reddick...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Seth Smith and Brandon Moss Help Power Oakland Athletics to 2-1 Lead in ALDS

The Oakland Athletics have not been to the ALCS since 2006 (where they were swept by the Detroit Tigers). Last season they were beaten in the ALDS 2-3 by those very same Tigers. So now that they are up 2-1 against the Tigers in the 2013 ALDS and a game away fro heading back to the ALCS. Well-- it's kind of sweet. Gifdsports.com The game was tied  up at 3...
Via FatManWriting
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

A’s Beat Tigers Withe Three Homers – Up 2-1 In ALDS

Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Seth Smith homered for the Oakland Athletics, who chased Anibal Sanchez in the fifth inning Monday and defeated the Tigers 6-3 for a 2-1 AL Division Series lead. Moss broke a 3-all tie in the fifth with a solo shot, and Smith’s two-run drive later in the inning ended Sanchez’s day. The A’s can close out the series Tuesday and reach the AL...
Via Baseball News Source
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

A's take 2-1 ALDS lead over Tigers

The Oakland Athletics have beaten Detroit with both pitching and power. And that's left the Tigers on the brink of elimination -- and simmering with frustration. Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Seth Smith homered for the Athletics, who chased Anibal Sanchez in the fifth inning Monday and defeated the Tigers 6-3 for a 2-1 AL division series lead. Moss broke a 3-all tie in the...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

A's top Tigers 6-3 for 2-1 AL division series lead

Turns out the Oakland Athletics don't need a brilliant pitching performance to beat Detroit. They can outslug the Tigers too. Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Seth Smith homered for the Athletics, who chased Anibal Sanchez in the fifth inning Monday and defeated the Tigers 6-3 for a 2-1 AL division series lead. Moss broke a 3-all tie in the fifth with a solo shot, and Smith...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tigers drop Game 3 to Athletics

DETROIT (AP) -- Turns out the Oakland Athletics don't need a brilliant pitching performance to beat Detroit. They can outslug the Tigers too. Brandon Moss, Josh Reddick and Seth Smith homered for the Athletics, who chased Anibal Sanchez in the fifth inning Monday and beat the Tigers 6-3 for a 2-1 AL division series lead. Moss broke a 3-all tie in the fifth with a solo shot...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Moss hits 30th HR as A's look toward playoffs

Brandon Moss' 30th home run helped him reach a milestone, despite the fact that it came in a loss. Moss and Alberto Callaspo hit back-to-back homers in the seventh inning of the Oakland Athletics' 7-5 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. ''Throughout the course of a season you set your goals or you know what you are capable of doing. But a lot of it is out...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Athletics keep rolling, beat Angels 10-5

Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer, Brandon Moss added a two-run shot and the Oakland Athletics kept rolling toward the postseason with their fifth straight victory, 10-5 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Tommy Milone pitched into the sixth inning and Seth Smith had an early RBI double for the AL West champions, who have won 11 of 13. Seven A's drove in a run at the...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Richards roughed up as Angels fall to A's

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Jed Lowrie hit a three-run homer, Brandon Moss added a two-run shot and the Oakland Athletics kept rolling toward the postseason with their fifth straight victory, 10-5 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Tommy Milone pitched into the sixth inning and Seth Smith had an early RBI double for the AL West champions, who have won 11 of 13. Seven A...
Via Fox Sports West
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Moss' 2 HRs, 6 RBIs lead A's

Brandon Moss homered twice, drove in a career-high six runs in the Oakland Athletics' 14-4 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Moss has three home runs in his past two games for Oakland, which had a season-high 21 hits and has won the first three games of the four-game series by a combined 28-13. Josh Donaldson had three hits and drove in two runs and Eric Sogard...
Via Fox Sports
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Moss has 2 HRs, 6 RBIs to lead A's to 14-4 win

Brandon Moss homered twice, drove in a career-high six runs in the Oakland Athletics' 14-4 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Moss has three home runs in his past two games for Oakland, which had a season-high 21 hits and has won the first three games of the four-game series by a combined 28-13. Josh Donaldson had three hits and drove in two runs and Eric Sogard...
Via Fox Sports
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Moss' 2 HRs, 6 RBIs lead A's

Brandon Moss homered twice, drove in a career-high six runs in the Oakland Athletics' 14-4 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.
Via FOXSports.com
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

A's get rain-shortened 6-3 win over Tigers

Brandon Moss hit a tiebreaking two-run homer off Justin Verlander, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in a game cut short by rain on Tuesday night. Seth Smith hit a leadoff homer in the sixth, and Oakland had the bases loaded with no one out when the tarp was pulled on the field due to the weather. It was called after an 80-minute delay. Oakland starter Tommy...
Via Fox Sports
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

A's get rain-shortened 6-3 win over Tigers

DETROIT (AP) -- Brandon Moss hit a tiebreaking two-run homer off Justin Verlander, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in a game cut short by rain on Tuesday night. Seth Smith hit a leadoff homer in the sixth, and Oakland had the bases loaded with no one out when the tarp was pulled on the field due to the weather. It was called after an 80-minute delay. Oakland...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Athletics 2, Mariners 1

Brandon Moss hit a solo home run over the center-field fence with one out in the ninth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Monday night. Jarrod Parker (9-6) pitched his first career complete game, allowing eight hits. He struck out eight, did not walk a batter and threw 100 pitches. Josh Donaldson drove in a run for the A's, who have won four...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Athletics 6, Blue Jays 4

Alberto Callaspo hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth inning, Brandon Moss had a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Sunday. Oakland outfielder Josh Reddick, who homered five times in the first two games of the series, was moved up to fifth in the order but failed to connect again. He went 1 for 3 with two walks. Facing left-hander...
Via Fox Sports
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Pitching Woes and RI(s)P in Athletics 8-3 Loss to Rangers

Long innings and a quick but short-lived offensive start led to a Friday night loss as the Oakland Athletics fell to the Texas Rangers 8-3 at o.Co Coliseum. Two first-inning walks from Alexi Ogando and a two-run Brandon Moss double put the A’s ahead early but the offense slowed after that. One more run in the bottom of the fourth inning was all Oakland could push across the board...
Via BaySportsNet
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Athletics 6, Rangers 2

Brandon Moss and John Jaso homered off Yu Darvish and the AL West-leading Oakland Athletics beat Texas 6-2 on Tuesday night. Jarrod Parker (6-6) limited the Rangers to two runs and three hits over seven innings to improve to 4-0 his last five starts. Darvish (7-3) struck out 10, increasing his majors-best total to 137, but still hasn't won in more than a month. The ace from...
Via Fox Sports
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss
NEED THREE OUTS, NOT TWO

A's catcher thinks inning is over after collision

The Yankees and Athletics had already put up zeroes since the third inning and with one out in the bottom of the 15th of a 2-2 game between the Yanks and A's, Coco Crisp blooped the ball out to left filed. Brandon Moss represented the winning run on second base and raced home after the ball landed just in front of Vernon Wells. Wells, running in hard, played it off one hop and...
Via The Other Paper
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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