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D-backs stage comeback, fall in 11th

PHOENIX -- Marcus Semien's two-run single with the bases loaded and two outs in the 11th inning sent the Oakland Athletics to a 7-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Semien's big hit came after singles by Danny Valencia and Stephen Vogt. Josh Phegley was hit by a pitch from Brad Ziegler (1-1) to load the bases. Ziegler had to escape a bases-loaded jam in the 10th and...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

D-backs stage comeback, fall in 11th

PHOENIX -- Marcus Semien's two-run single with the bases loaded and two outs in the 11th inning sent the Oakland Athletics to a 7-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Semien's big hit came after singles by Danny Valencia and Stephen Vogt. Josh Phegley was hit by a pitch from Brad Ziegler (1-1) to load the bases. Ziegler had to escape a bases-loaded jam in the 10th and...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Semien drives in go-ahead runs, A's top D-backs 7-4 in 11

PHOENIX (AP) Marcus Semien's two-run single with the bases loaded and two outs in the 11th inning sent the Oakland Athletics to a 7-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Semien's big hit came after singles by Danny Valencia and Stephen Vogt. Josh Phegley was hit by a pitch from Brad Ziegler (1-1) to load the bases. Ziegler had to escape a bases-loaded jam in the 10th...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

A’s Blow 5-Run Lead in Reversal of Last Game

When it comes to predictions versus reality, actions versus results, this 2015 Athletics season has often appeared as lopsided and nonsensical as a reflection in a fun-house mirror. Tuesday night, Oakland found themselves staring down a mirror image of a different sort: a flipped likeness of their previous game where the A’s scored 11 unanswered runs after finding themselves in...
Via BaySportsNet
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Gray throws complete game in A's 3-1 win

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Josh Phegley had two hits and drove in a run, Danny Valencia hit a home run and Sonny Gray won a pitching duel with Dallas Keuchel as the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-1 on Friday night. Gray (12-4) improved to 5-1 over his last 11 starts by giving up one run and five hits. He struck out five and did not walk a batter in his third complete game...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Doolittle eyes rehab stint after simulated game wows A's teammates

Reliever Sean Doolittle threw a simulated game on Tuesday for the Oakland Athletics, and things went well.  The lefty, still working his way back from a shoulder strain that has limited him to just one inning of work this season, threw 27 pitches at O.co Coliseum, facing right-handed teammates Josh Phegley and Mark Canha. Canha relayed a scouting report regarding Doolittle's 'stuff...
Via Fox Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Athletics trounce visiting Twins, 14-1

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Jake Smolinski homered twice for four RBI, Josh Reddick hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics slugged past the Minnesota Twins 14-1 on Sunday. Billy Butler and Josh Phegley hit two-run homers for the A's, who cleared the fences a season-high five times to boost their 2015 total to 80. Smolinski hit a three-run homer in the eighth and an earlier solo shot for...
Via AP on Fox
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Athletics trounce visiting Twins, 14-1

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Jake Smolinski homered twice for four RBI, Josh Reddick hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics slugged past the Minnesota Twins 14-1 on Sunday. Billy Butler and Josh Phegley hit two-run homers for the A's, who cleared the fences a season-high five times to boost their 2015 total to 80. Smolinski hit a three-run homer in the eighth and an earlier solo shot for...
Via Fox Sports North
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Reddick hits grand slam, Athletics slug past Twins 14-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Jake Smolinski homered twice for four RBIs, Josh Reddick hit a grand slam and the Oakland Athletics slugged past the Minnesota Twins 14-1 on Sunday. Billy Butler and Josh Phegley hit two-run homers for the A's, who cleared the fences a season-high five times to boost their 2015 total to 80. Smolinski hit a three-run homer in the eighth and an earlier solo shot...
Via AP on Fox
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Kazmir helps A's blank Mariners 4-0

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Scott Kazmir pitched eight sparkling innings, Marcus Semien homered for the first time in nearly two months, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 on Thursday night. Josh Phegley had a two-run single and Mark Canha added an RBI triple for the A's, who ended a five-game losing streak against the Mariners. Kazmir (5-5) retired 21 of his first...
Via AP on Fox
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Controversial Call Leads to A’s Loss

The A’s celebrated the 1965 Kansas City Athletics on throwback day at the Coliseum by wearing the old school uniforms and having the celebratory first pitches thrown out by Blue Moon Odom and Bert Campaneris, however they ran out of time to the new occupants of Kansas City losing for the second consecutive day. Former mascot and fan favorite Charlie O the mule was escorted around...
Via BaySportsNet
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

What We Learned: DFS Lessons from June 22-26

The FOX Sports Fantasy team takes part in a one-day fantasy baseball contest every weekday (except for Thursday) to see who comes out victorious, and to learn a few things in the process. Here are the lessons gathered from this week’s action. What We Learned… Sleeper Picks: Byron Buxton, Dustin Ackley and Josh Phegley were the leading scorers on three different winning lineups...
Via Fox Sports
June 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Phegley paying dividends for A's in part-time duty

Josh Phegley was acquired by the Oakland Athletics in the Jeff Samardzija trade prior to this season - but he wasn't exactly considered by many to be a key part of the deal.So far for the A's, though, he's done an admirable job backing up Stephen Vogt at the catcher position, despite getting limited playing time. Athletics Nation put together a thorough look at Phegley's impact...
Via Fox Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

A’s Bats Stay Alive in Fourth Straight WIn

The A’s wasted no time getting to work during their Wednesday night contest in Arlington. Third baseman Brett Lawrie hit a first-inning grand slam, while Josh Phegley continued to make his statement with his second home run in as many games in the second. All of this equaled an 8-2 victory for Oakland to take a stranglehold on the series, and their fourth straight win. The A...
Via BaySportsNet
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Oakland A's power past Rangers 8-2 for 4th straight victory

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Brett Lawrie hit a grand slam, Josh Phegley homered for the second night in a row and the Oakland Athletics beat Texas 8-2 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight victory. Lawrie's third career slam made it 5-0 in the first off Wandy Rodriguez (4-3), who had never before faced the A's in his 11-year major league career. Oakland led 8-0 after two innings...
Via AP on Fox
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Phegley big hits for Oakland A's in 8-6 win at Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Josh Phegley homered and had a two-run double, Ben Zobrist also went deep and the Oakland Athletics beat Texas 8-6 in a series opener Tuesday night. Phegley's double chased rookie Chi Chi Gonzalez (2-2) and tied the game at 5 in the sixth. Phegley scored on Marcus Semien's RBI single to put the A's ahead to stay. Oakland is 18-11 since being 16 games under...
Via AP on Fox
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Athletics Top Angels in Second Frame

After a night where the Athletics once again saw their bullpen relinquish another lead, they took the field for Game 2 against the Angels with the bats fueled with fire again. Powered by a trio of doubles, and the strongest of pitching performances from starter Jesse Hahn, the A’s cruised to a 4-1 victory on Saturday afternoon. Josh Reddick, Brett Lawrie, and Josh Phegley all had...
Via BaySportsNet
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

While You Were (Day) Drinking 2015 Game 69 (SD at OAK)

Sometimes things get a little fuzzy after an afternoon at the pub. Here’s a friendly reminder of what you might have missed while you were drinking. The Padres (33-36) scored more runs than the Oakland A’s (29-40), 3-1 yesterday at O.co Coliseum, to prevent a sweep and end their four game losing streak. Ian Kennedy (4-5, 5.43) allowed just the one Athletics’ run in six innings...
Via Padres Public
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Hahn holds Tigers in check as A's complete 3-game sweep

DETROIT -- Jesse Hahn allowed one run in seven innings and the Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep of Detroit on Thursday, winning 7-5 and handing the Tigers their seventh straight loss. Josh Phegley hit a two-run triple in the second inning, and the A's won for the sixth time in seven games, although they still have the worst record in the American League. Hahn (3-5)...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

A's finish off sweep, send Tigers to seventh straight loss

DETROIT (AP) -- Jesse Hahn allowed one run in seven innings and the Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep of Detroit on Thursday, winning 7-5 and handing the Tigers their seventh straight loss. Josh Phegley hit a two-run triple in the second inning, and the A's won for the sixth time in seven games, although they still have the worst record in the American League. Hahn ...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Hahn, A's finish off sweep, send Tigers to 7th straight loss

DETROIT (AP) Jesse Hahn allowed one run in seven innings and the Oakland Athletics completed a three-game sweep of Detroit on Thursday, winning 7-5 and handing the Tigers their seventh straight loss. Josh Phegley hit a two-run triple in the second inning, and the A's won for the sixth time in seven games, although they still have the worst record in the American League. Hahn (3...
Via AP on Fox
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Bullpen Nails Down Comeback Win for White Sox

The White Sox relied heavily on clutch hitting and a solid bullpen to complete the comeback in Oakland on Friday Night. After trailing 6-2, the White Sox sparked a five-run rally with two outs in the 7th inning to re-take the lead from Oakland, and they wouldn’t give it back. Familiar Faces The White Sox didn’t waste any time, giving Carlos Rodon an early 2-0 lead to work...
Via Sports Mockery
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

A’s Lose Game of Inches to Seattle in Extra Innings

Baseball is a game of inches. Unfortunately for the A’s, those inches stacked up against them, as a series of close plays did not go in their favor resulting in a 5-4 11-inning loss at the hands of the Mariners. “There were so many things that we felt didn’t go our way, but we were still right there the whole game. Hopefully we can come back tomorrow and have those things go...
Via BaySportsNet
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Points Leagues: Slipping Jimmy

You've got to be schlitting me, right? There's actually a pitcher with the last name Schlitter. I was watching a Cubs spring training game last week and this guy was on the mound. It was literally a mound of schlit. I wonder... when he has an awful outing and someone asks him how he pitched, does he say "schlitty"? Another pitcher with an interesting last name is Jeff Manship...
Via Razzball
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers shut out by Athletics

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- Kendall Graveman continued his impressive spring with 6 1/3 innings of three-hit ball, further staking his claim to a spot in the Athletics' rotation and leading Oakland to a 7-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Graveman retired the first 14 batters he faced and got run support from Brett Lawrie's two-run home run in the third inning. Billy Butler added...
Via AP on Fox
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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