Oakland Athletics

Eric O'Flaherty

Mets Acquire Lefty Eric O’Flaherty, Designate Alex Torres For Assignment

O’Flaherty, 30, was designated for assignment by the A’s on Aug. 1. The Walla Walla, Washington native was 1-2 with a 5.91 ERA in 25 games for Oakland this season.

08/05/2015

Tyler Clippard of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Seattle Mariners at O.co Coliseum on July 4, 2015. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Mets Make Impact Move, Acquire Athletics’ Closer Tyler Clippard

The Mets now have a very impressive back end of the bullpen.

07/27/2015

Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka pitches in the first inning against the Oakland Athletics at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Tanaka Stellar Over 7-Plus As Yankees Take Series Against Athletics

Masahiro Tanaka allowed two hits over 7 2-3 innings, Brett Gardner hit a first-inning home run, and the Yankees rallied past the Oakland Athletics 6-2 Thursday.

07/09/2015

Carlos Beltran of the Yankees is congratulated by Brian McCann after hitting a two-run home run against the Oakland Athletics on May 30, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (Credit: Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Beltran Powers Yankees Past A’s, 5-3

After struggling in April, Carlos Beltran started taking a more aggressive approach to hitting and has been blooming in May.

05/31/2015

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MLB 5 Best And Worst Surprises From First Month

One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?

05/13/2015

Ike Davis

WATCH: Former Mets Slugger Ike Davis Pitches Perfect Inning For A’s

The Oakland Athletics’ most effective pitcher against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night was first baseman Ike Davis.

04/22/2015

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30 Players: Semien Looks To Break Out With A’s

When you take a look at Marcus Semien’s stats, nothing really jumps out at you, until you get to his on-base percentage. If you were wondering why he was the main target of Athletics GM Billy Beane in the Jeff Samardzija trade, look no further.

04/01/2015

Will-Ferrell

‘Ruth, Mantle, Will Ferrell’: Funny Man Storms MLB Spring Training

The star of “Anchorman,” ”Elf” and several sports-related flicks played all 9 positions and coached for 10 teams in five Arizona ballparks Thursday in a spring-training blitz chronicled for an HBO special.

03/13/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

Playoff Pinch Hits: Giants’ World Series Win Won’t Make Them A Dynasty

The San Francisco Giants could win a third World Series in five seasons by beating the Kansas City Royals. But it won’t make them a dynasty.

10/20/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 11: Alcides Escobar #2 celebrates with teammate Billy Butler #16 after scoring on Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals RBI single to left field in the ninth inning against Zach Britton #53 of the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: It’s All Kansas City In The American League Playoffs

The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.

10/12/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Championship Series Is Set

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.

10/07/2014

Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals scores on a wild pitch in the eighth inning during their American League Wild Card game against the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals Beat A’s 9-8 In 12 In AL Wild-Card Thriller

Back in the playoffs after 29 years, the Kansas City Royals ran wild and outlasted Oakland in a thrilling opener to baseball’s postseason.

10/01/2014

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 19: Starting pitcher James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals delivers to home plate during the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two Underdogs

The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.

09/30/2014

Zack Wheeler of the New York Mets pitches against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on August 20, 2014. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets Hammer Samardzija, Then Hold On To Beat Athletics

Lucas Duda hit a three-run homer, Eric Campbell also connected and the New York Mets beat the Oakland Athletics 8-5 on Wednesday to snap a three-game losing streak.

08/20/2014

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7 Great Fan Catches Using A Hat

Here are seven great fan catches using a hat.

08/04/2014

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