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SFGate 11 hours ago

A's Laureano charges Astros hitting coach who goaded him after he's plunked a second time

The bad blood between the Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros boiled over into a benches-clearing melee Sunday, with A’s outfielder Ramon Laureano charging the Astros’ dugout after being hit by a pitch for the second straight at-bat.
Golden Gate Sports 13 hours ago

The Oakland Athletics are built for this kind of season

The Oakland Athletics are placed in an ideal situation with this wacky 2020 season. For the last several years, the Oakland Athletics have found themselves peaking too early in the standard 162-game season, only to come up short once playoff time hit. Last year, A’s fans had their hearts broken by the Tampa Bay Rays […] The Oakland Athletics are built for this kind of season - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
Golden Gate Sports Aug 8, 2020

Oakland Athletics: Marcus Semien attempts to put struggles behind him

Oakland Athletics’ shortstop Marcus Semien is attempting to put his early-season struggles behind him. It hasn’t been a picture-perfect start for Oakland Athletics‘ shortstop Marcus Semien. After an MVP-caliber 2019 season, it hasn’t exactly been smooth-sailing for Semien in 2020. But on Friday night, he received a much-needed boost courtesy of a 13th-inning walk-off base […] Oakland Athletics: Marcus Semien attempts to put struggles behind him - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
The Mercury News Aug 8, 2020
A’s take 4.5-game lead in AL West with win over Astros

A’s take 4.5-game lead in AL West with win over Astros

Oakland Athletics vs Houston Astros: Marcus Semien homers, Frankie Montas deals and A's win eight straight.
The Mercury News Aug 8, 2020
A’s win on Marcus Semien walk off in 13th inning

A’s win on Marcus Semien walk off in 13th inning

The A’s extended their win streak to seven games with a comeback 3-2 win, clinched on Marcus Semien’s RBI single in the 13th inning to come back from a 2-1 deficit heading into the bottom of the inning. Austin Allen tied things up with his RBI single, scoring Matt Chapman. Before the big 13th inning, […]
Golden Gate Sports Aug 7, 2020

Oakland Athletics need to do more about Ryan Christenson’s Nazi salute

The Oakland Athletics fell short in their response to bench coach Ryan Christenson’s Nazi salute. Following the Oakland Athletics 6-4 victory over the Texas Rangers, Oakland moved 2.5 games in front of the Houston Astros for first place in the American League West. But that wasn’t what had people across the nation discussing the A’s. […] Oakland Athletics need to do more about Ryan Christenson’s Nazi salute - Golden Gate Sports - Golden Gate Sports - A Bay Area Sports Site
SFGate Aug 7, 2020

Past footage supports Ryan Christenson's 'karate chop' defense of Nazi salute

Oakland Athletics' bench coach Ryan Christenson delivered the latest controversy of the MLB season in giving an apparent Nazi salute following his team's 6-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Thursday.
The Mercury News Aug 6, 2020
Athletics bench coach ignites controversy with postgame gesture

Athletics bench coach ignites controversy with postgame gesture

The Athletics have not made any statement yet about Christenson's actions.
The Mercury News Aug 6, 2020
A’s extend six game winning streak, sweep Texas Rangers

A’s extend six game winning streak, sweep Texas Rangers

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers: A's sweep, win sixth straight, behind Matt Olson home run, Khris Davis two-hit game.
The Mercury News Aug 6, 2020
Four home run night leads A’s to fifth-straight win

Four home run night leads A’s to fifth-straight win

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers: Austin Allen hits first big league homer Matt Olson homers twice in fifth straight win.
The Mercury News Aug 5, 2020
A.J. Puk expected to join an already thriving bullpen

A.J. Puk expected to join an already thriving bullpen

Oakland A's pitching coach Scott Emerson, Jake Diekman, Joakim Soria, Burch Smith's tweaks that made the bullpen a star.
The Mercury News Aug 5, 2020
Scott Emerson breaks down Jesús Luzardo’s first start: ‘His mindset is off the charts’

Scott Emerson breaks down Jesús Luzardo’s first start: ‘His mindset is off the charts’

Oakland Athletics' pitching coach Scott Emerson breaks down rookie Jesús Luzardo's first start.
The Mercury News Aug 5, 2020
The Deets: Jesus Luzardo is the ace the A’s needed

The Deets: Jesus Luzardo is the ace the A’s needed

Start your day with sports columnist Dieter Kurtenbach's take on what you need to know in the world of Bay Area sports.
The Mercury News Aug 5, 2020
Stephen Piscotty hits walk-off grand slam, Jesús Luzardo delivers in first big league start

Stephen Piscotty hits walk-off grand slam, Jesús Luzardo delivers in first big league start

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers: Stephen Piscotty hits walk-off grand slam, Jesús Luzardo deals five shutout
The Mercury News Aug 4, 2020
A’s Jesús Luzardo tosses five shutout inning in first big league start

A’s Jesús Luzardo tosses five shutout inning in first big league start

Oakland Athletics vs Texas Rangers: Jesús Luzardo goes five, strikes out five in first MLB start

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    A’s win on Marcus Semien walk off in 13th inning

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