1:18 AM EDT, Thu July 02, 2015
Athletics Nation 6 hours ago

Game #81: Billies triple, A's quadruple; beat Rockies 4-1

The A's fastest and the A's slowest each notched leadoff three-baggers and scored, as Jesse Hahn hurled six innings of one-run ball and the A's bullpen slammed the door to claim the series victory. You know things are going well when Billy "Speed is My Middle Name" Burns chips in with a leadoff triple and scores on a two out single You know things are going even better when Billy "Somehow I Have Five Career Stolen Bases" Butler chips in with a leadoff triple and scores on a medium-depth fly ball. It was just one of those kinds of days for the Athletics, where next to nothing could go wrong....
Athletics Nation 8 hours ago

Game Thread #81: Oakland Athletics vs Colorado Rockies (2)

Both starters have battled hard thus far, combining for 14 groundouts out of 27 outs. However, the A's have used a pair of leadoff triples from pair of Billy B's (Burns and Butler) and have a 2-1 lead through four and a half. It's hard to trust the A's in a one run game, so let's score some more! Semien, Burns, Vogt due up.
Athletics Nation 8 hours ago

Game #81: Oakland Athletics vs Colorado Rockies

A slumping offense looks to back up right-hander Jesse Hahn against the surprisingly successful Chad Bettis and his Colorado Rockies. It's July 1st, and Game #81. We've officially reached the halfway point. Congratulations to all. There were definitely times I...

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Vogt, Butler have high hopes for second 81 games

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San Jose Mercury News 6 hours ago

A's rotation, this time Jesse Hahn, leads victory over Rockies

Right-hander Jesse Hahn pitches six strong innings as Oakland A's beat Rockies and finish first half with 36-45 record.
San Jose Mercury News 8 hours ago

Gray still hospitalized, might be released Wednesday night

Oakland A's pitcher Sonny Gray has severe case of bacterial gastroenteritis
Gray has gastroenteritis, could be out of hospital soon

Gray has gastroenteritis, could be out of hospital soon

Sonny Gray remained in the hospital midday Wednesday with a severe case of bacteria gastroenteritis with the A’s hoping he could be released Wednesday evening or sometime Thursday. Gray, who was scratched from Tuesday’s start after being hospitalized, would next… Continue Reading →

The halfway point sell-off looms as A’s stumble once again on crucial homestand

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Oakland Tribune Jul 1, 2015

Oakland A's bats silent in loss to Colorado Rockies

Chris Bassitt pitches well in place of a sick Sonny Gray, but the A's offense struggles against the Rockies.
Oakland Tribune Jun 30, 2015

Thompson: Raiders and A's don't own Oakland

Oakland politicians should hold firm against Raiders and A's demands for new stadiums

Top pick Martin agrees to terms, works out with club; Gray in hospital with flu-like symptoms

The A’s agreed to terms with first-round draft pick Richie Martin Tuesday and the 20-year-old shortstop out of the University of Florida worked out and took batting practice with the team before heading out on his summer minor-league assignment. Martin,… Continue Reading →
Oakland Tribune Jun 30, 2015

A's first-round pick Richie Martin is ready for minors assignment

Shortstop from Florida agrees to terms with A's, and he will be sent to Class A Vermont
Oakland Tribune Jun 30, 2015

A's scratch Sonny Gray from Tuesday night start

Oakland A's call up right-hander Chris Bassitt to start against Colorado Rockies

Sonny Gray out with flu; A’s recall Chris Bassitt

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser Quick note: a fake Twitter account gave many of us a scare saying that Sonny Gray had been traded, but no, he’s out with the flu. Chris Bassitt has been called up for tonight’s start vs. the Rockies. He has a 3.38 appearance in five games with Oakland, no
Graveman winning many fans in clubhouse since his return

Graveman winning many fans in clubhouse since his return

Billy Butler saw something unusual in Kendall Graveman this spring. “I saw a bulldog,’’ Butler said. It was unexpected, because Graveman was a rookie who just 12 months earlier was pitching in Class-A for Toronto. He went out during spring… Continue Reading →
Oakland Tribune Jun 30, 2015

A's, Graveman cruise past Rockies

Reddick, Davis homer in four-run first inning

Struggling A’s vs. struggling Rockies — Walt Weiss is in the house

Walt Weiss was in full uniform Monday night at the Coliseum for the first time since 1997, when he was the Rockies’ shortstop. Now he’s the Rockies’ manager. “It hasn’t changed a whole lot,” Weiss said of the Coliseum, which erected Mt. Davis a couple of years before his previous visit with the Rockies. Weiss stopped by twice more in 2009 for the 20-year reunion of the championship team and 2010 to present Andrew Bailey the Rookie of the Year Award, which Weiss had won with the A’s in 1988. “Lot of great memories here. Some of the best certainly in my career,” Weiss said....

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