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5/4/2015 | Melvin thrilled for former player Counsell

A's manager Bob Melvin was absolutely thrilled to hear of good friend and former player Craig Counsell's Monday hiring as the Brewers' new manager.


5/4/2015 | O'Flaherty's MRI shows no structural damage

An MRI on A's reliever Eric O'Flaherty's left shoulder revealed no structural damage. The southpaw was diagnosed with inflammation and irritation in the joint and will be shut down indefinitely.


5/4/2015 | Reddick earns share of AL Player of the Week honor

The A's Josh Reddick has been named co-American League Player of the Week with Houston's Jose Altuve, marking the third such career honor for Oakland's right fielder.


5/4/2015 | Twins look to keep win streak rolling against A's

On Tuesday right-hander Jesse Chavez will square off against the Twins, who will counter with righty Trevor May at Target Field. Minnesota is looking to pick up their sixth straight win as they try to climb the AL Central ranks.


5/4/2015 | Twins power past A's for fifth straight win

The Twins extended their winning streak to five games, as they erased an early four-run deficit with Torii Hunter coming through with a go-ahead three-run homer in the sixth inning in an 8-7 win over the A's on Monday night at Target Field.


5/4/2015 | Altuve, Reddick share AL Player of the Week honor

A fleet-footed infielder and a power-hitting outfielder have tied for the American League's top weekly distinction. Houston second baseman Jose Altuve and Oakland right fielder Josh Reddick were named the AL's co-Players of the Week on Monday in recognition of their sterling play.


5/4/2015 | MLB reveals 30 Honorary Bat Girl winners

Thirty winners were announced on Monday by Major League Baseball in the 2015 Honorary Bat Girl contest.


5/3/2015 | Vogt, Reddick carrying A's offense

The Ben Zobrist-less, Coco Crisp-less A's offense is managing just fine these days, much thanks to a pair of players that can't seem to stop hitting.


5/3/2015 | Gray baffles Rangers, even without best stuff

That A's right-hander Sonny Gray tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings in Arlington on Sunday afternoon was no revelation. That he did it despite walking a career-high seven batters and fanning 10 on a career-high 119 pitches only further exposed his brilliance on the mound.


5/3/2015 | Vogt cranks pair of homers in A's win in Texas

A's catcher Stephen Vogt hit a pair of home runs, driving in four runs in support of battery mate Sonny Gray, who compiled 6 2/3 scoreless innings in a 7-1 series-clinching win over the Rangers at Globe Life Park on Sunday afternoon.


5/3/2015 | A's shake up beleaguered bullpen

A beleaguered A's bullpen obtained another reinforcement for Sunday's series finale in Arlington by way of right-hander Chad Smith, who was promoted from Triple-A Nashville to replace the demoted Ryan Cook.


5/3/2015 | Hughes, Twins set to open four-game set against A's

Right-handers Jesse Hahn and Phil Hughes are set to square off on Monday for the start of a four-game series between the A's and Twins at Target Field.


5/3/2015 | A's bullpen unravels in 10-inning loss

The A's bullpen continues to sink this team, unable to provide the shutdown innings they so easily cruised through last year.


5/2/2015 | Gallardo, Gray look to get Rangers, A's on right track

The season has not gone quite as planned for either the Rangers or A's since they squared off on Opening Day. The Rangers own the worst record in the American League while the A's are five games below .500.


5/2/2015 | Speedstar Burns rejoins A's; Ross designated

Speedster Billy Burns rejoined the A's for Saturday's matchup in Arlington, getting a start in center field while manning leadoff duties against the Rangers.


5/2/2015 | O'Flaherty to DL, Alvarez recalled

The A's placed reliever Eric O'Flaherty on the disabled list with a left shoulder strain Saturday and recalled right-hander R.J. Alvarez from Triple-A Nashville to take his bullpen spot.


5/2/2015 | Crazy eighth: A's battle back with 7-run inning

The A's were six outs away from being shut out before plating seven runs in the eighth inning -- their most in any frame this season -- against the Rangers' bullpen, after tallying just two hits through seven.


5/1/2015 | A's turn tide on Rangers with 7-run 8th inning

Mark Canha homered to lead off the eighth inning and capped the A's seven-run outburst with another RBI hit, pushing Oakland to a 7-5 victory at Globe Life Park. Brett Lawrie delivered the go-ahead two-run double off Neftali Feliz, who couldn't close out what had started out as an offensive showcase for the Rangers.


5/1/2015 | Martinez rolling into matchup with A's Pomeranz

The Athletics have lost three straight games with left-hander Drew Pomeranz on the mound. They will try to end that streak Saturday night, when he faces the Rangers' Nick Martinez -- one of the hottest pitchers in baseball -- at Globe Life Park.


5/1/2015 | Crisp begins rehab work with Class A Stockton

Veteran outfielder Coco Crisp, who underwent right elbow surgery four weeks ago, could be activated during the club's 10-game road trip, A's manager Bob Melvin said Friday, prior to the opener of a three-game set with the Rangers.


5/1/2015 | A's do their part to support local youth

The A's Community Fund has long invested in the Bay Area's future, supporting this mission through several programs and donations that particularly focus on the community's youth. Youth baseball is very much alive in the Bay, and the A's are doing their part to sustain its growth.