Bob Melvin

A’s split the series behind Kemp’s home run

A’s split the series behind Kemp’s home run

Oakland – It’s been seven years since the Oakland A’s made their last appearance on Sunday Night Baseball. Tony Kemp made sure it would be a night to remember. He went deep with a two-run shot in the eighth to give the A’s a 3-1 victory over the New York Yankees and split the series….

Harrison and Marte magnificent in Bay Bridge series

Harrison and Marte magnificent in Bay Bridge series

Oakland – The Bay Bridge series is always an exciting matchup but this time the stakes are high for both teams. The San Francisco Giants currently hold the best record in the Majors. And the Oakland A’s just need to win. On opening night of the series it was the duo of Josh Harriosn and…

A’s get pounded at the plate, beat the Halos’ 8-5

A’s get pounded at the plate, beat the Halos’ 8-5

Oakland – The A’s got pounded at the plate, three batters were hit by pitches including pinch-hitter Chad Pinder who left the game in the seventh after a scary hit to the head. Nonetheless, Oakland had another game where they scored multiple runs in one inning. “His helmet was actually coming off and the ball…

A’s offensive burst was too much for the Royals

A’s offensive burst was too much for the Royals

Oakland – The Kansas City Royals had no answer for the “hot” bats they faced today. The A’s continued their winning ways behind an offensive burst while the Kansas City Royals struggled with their pitching.  Oakland’s three home runs today sparked their 11-2 win over Kansas City. Jackson Kowar lasted only 1.1 frames allowing five…

Cobb was almost perfect, A’s shutout by Angels 4-0

Cobb was almost perfect, A’s shutout by Angels 4-0

OAKLAND – After a good defensive game through four innings, the Los Angeles Angels opened up their offense and scored four runs in the fifth.  Alex Cobb had a solid day on the mound while Shohei Ohtani and Anthony Rendon got big hits off Frankie Montas. “He kept us off balance,” said Oakland’s manager Bob…

A’s pitching exasperated by the Toronto Blue Jays

A’s pitching exasperated by the Toronto Blue Jays

OAKLAND – Marcus Semien knew how to close out the series.  Facing his former team, he left it all on the field as a reminder to what he meant to the Oakland A’s.  Semien’s four-hit outing was a masterpiece to lead off a lineup of fierce hitters. “Four-hit game is pretty good,” A’s manager Bob…

The Astros spoil the A’s Home Opener

The Astros spoil the A’s Home Opener

Oakland – There’s nothing like Opening Day and this year Major League Baseball has allowed fans to attend but only at twenty-five percent capacity since the world is still dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.  For the Oakland A’s, the fans the brightest part of tonight’s game. 10,436 people came out to watch a ball game…

A’s playoff hopes end after 11-6 loss in ALDS

A’s playoff hopes end after 11-6 loss in ALDS

Los Angeles – The Houston Astros move on to their fourth straight American League Championship Series while the Oakland A’s ponder what’s next.  In another must-win performance, the A’s fell short today when they lost 11-6 to the Astros. It was an incredible season that ended too soon.  Oakland made their ninth appearance in the…

A’s beat Astros 9-7, avoid sweep in ALDS

A’s beat Astros 9-7, avoid sweep in ALDS

Los Angeles – Chad Pinder said yesterday after Oakland lost 5-2 to the Houston Astros that all the A’s needed was one big hit or one big inning.  That big hit came in seventh when Pinder went deep to right field for a three-run homer to tie the game.  The A’s avoided a sweep and…

A’s one game away from elimination after 5-2 loss to Astros

A’s one game away from elimination after 5-2 loss to Astros

Los Angeles – The A’s now have their backs to the wall, but they have been here before.  After Oakland lost 5-2 to the Houston Astros today, they have no choice but to win Game 3 tomorrow.  In the best-of-five series, the Astros are on win away from returning to their fourth straight American League…

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