Chad Pinder

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….

A’s avoid sweep behind Cole Irvin, Giants stay quiet in loss

A’s avoid sweep behind Cole Irvin, Giants stay quiet in loss

SAN FRANCISCO – In Sunday’s finale of the Bay Bridge Series, the San Francisco Giants bat stayed quiet.  The Oakland Athletics pounded the Giants pitching and took down the current best team in baseball 6-2 to avoid the sweep today. San Francisco’s lineup was slow to get anything going, they barely got three hits off…

Casali’s walk-off double lifts Giants over A’s in extra innings

Casali’s walk-off double lifts Giants over A’s in extra innings

SAN FRANCISCO – Curt Casali stepped up for the second night in a row. Casali’s walk-off double in the 10th inning was the knockout punch that rocked the Oakland A’s loss in the San Francisco Giants 6-5 win tonight. Casali’s game-winning double came immediately after Steven Duggar lined a single up the middle that drove…

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…

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 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…

A’s advance to ALDS after defeating White Sox 6-4

A’s advance to ALDS after defeating White Sox 6-4

Oakland – A bit over zealous with perfection today, led to the Chicago White Sox using seven different pitchers through six frames.  The A’s took advantage and scored six runs over two frames.  Oakland’s manager Bob Melvin used a more patient approach with his bullpen. The results, the A’s are moving on to the American…