Mark Kotsay

Irvin pitched a gem, A’s hold on to beat the Rangers 5-4

Irvin pitched a gem, A’s hold on to beat the Rangers 5-4

Oakland – The A’s continue their winning ways after a shutout yesterday in their double-header. Tonight, Cole Irvin was stellar on the mound and the A’s offense backed him with two home runs to take the first game of their three-game series against the Texas Rangers. Oakland beat the Rangers 5-2 behind a great start…

Chapman’s return spoiled, A’s beat Blue Jays 5-1

Chapman’s return spoiled, A’s beat Blue Jays 5-1

OAKLAND – The A’s played in front of their biggest crowd tonight, they hosted the Toronto Blue Jays in a three-game series. Matt Chapman’s return to Oakland was spoiled by a pair of home runs by both Ramon Laureano and Stephen Vogt in the fifth and sixth frames to give the A’s a 5-1 victory…