Tony Kemp

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…

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…