Oakland Athletics

(Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Gattis Blast Lifts Astros Past A’s 6-1

HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – Evan Gattis hit a two-out, two-run homer to left-center field to break a 1-1 tie in the sixth inning to lead the Houston Astros past their AL West rival the Oakland […]

SportsRadio 610–05/20/2015

(Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Astros Play Longball In Win Over Athletics

Entering play on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park, the Astros led all of baseball with 57 home runs. In their 6-4 win over the Oakland Athletics, they hit one early to grab the lead, […]

SportsRadio 610–05/20/2015

Credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images

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

(Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Astros Sweep A’s With Late Rally

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics will finally get a day off — their first in more than a week and just the second of the season. With a tired bullpen and a four-game losing […]

04/26/2015

(Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Astros Suffer Long Night At Hands Of The A’s

Houston (CBS HOUSTON) – The A’s jumped on the Astros quickly thanks to a booted ball by Short Stop Jonathan Villar. On the fifth pitch of the game A’s Centerfielder Sam Fuld smacked a scorcher […]

SportsRadio 610–04/13/2015

Credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images

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.

03/31/2015

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

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

more