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8/30/2015 | V for Venditte: Switch-pitcher gets 1st victory, AB

Switch-pitcher Pat Venditte picked up his first Major League victory Sunday afternoon in Arizona, returning from a scoreless two-inning outing to a beer shower that was "cold, but well worth it," he said, smiling, after the A's 7-4 11-inning win.


8/30/2015 | Doolittle, Pomeranz sign of good things ahead for 'pen

Sean Doolittle, trying to regain his All-Star form, took a big step in the right direction Sunday with a perfect eighth inning that included two strikeouts in the A's 7-4, 11-inning victory in Arizona.


8/30/2015 | A's, Doubront welcome Santiago, Angels

Hector Santiago starts against fellow lefty Felix Doubront in the opener of a three-game series between the Angels and A's from O.co Coliseum on Monday, with first pitch set for 7:07 p.m. PT.


8/30/2015 | Webster, Chavez face off in decisive series finale

The A's will send right-hander Jesse Chavez to the mound at Chase Field on Sunday afternoon for the three-game series finale against the D-backs, who counter with Triple-A Reno callup Allen Webster.


8/29/2015 | Vogt completes 'mission' for redemption

A's catcher Stephen Vogt, waking from what he called "one of my worst games on both sides of the ball in a long time," returned to the park Saturday and cranked a homer and drove in all three runs in Oakland's 3-2 victory over the D-backs.


8/29/2015 | Vogt makes big splash as A's sink D-backs

Stephen Vogt drove home all three runs as the A's snapped a three-game losing streak by edging the D-backs, 3-2, on Saturday night at Chase Field.


8/29/2015 | Fortunes turn for Gray, A's in shaky 6th

The A's were forced to relive several key moments from the sixth inning of Friday's series-opening 6-4 loss to the D-backs in an attempt to explain just what went wrong in the mistake-laden frame.


8/29/2015 | A's delay Doubront's next start, recall Brooks

The A's will send right-hander Aaron Brooks to the mound for Saturday's start against the D-backs, pushing scheduled starter Felix Doubront back to Monday.


8/28/2015 | Chacin looks to build on solid D-backs debut

The A's and D-backs will meet for the second game of a three-game Interleague series at Chase Field on Saturday evening.


8/28/2015 | Hale, mentor Melvin reunite in faceoff as managers

From 2012-14, Chip Hale was Bob Melvin's closest confident, serving as his bench coach in Oakland and as his third-base coach in Arizona from 2007-09.


8/28/2015 | Davis undergoes successful hip surgery

A's first baseman Ike Davis underwent successful left hip surgery Thursday and is expected to be ready by Spring Training, according to Oakland trainer Nick Paparesta.


8/27/2015 | Inbox: Roster expansion will likely include Triple-A pitchers

Pressing pitching questions answered.


8/26/2015 | Burns' first-pitch strategy keeps paying off

For as many unpredictable happenings that have occurred during a tumultuous season for the A's, there are certain events that have simply come to be expected. Billy Burns swinging at the first pitch is one of them.


8/26/2015 | Gray brings AL's best ERA into Arizona

The A's will have their ace on the mound for Friday's three-game series opener in Arizona, where Sonny Gray will be opposed by D-backs right-hander Chase Anderson in the 6:40 p.m. MT matchup at Chase Field.


8/26/2015 | Foot improving, Doubront in line to make next start

Left-hander Felix Doubront is on track to make his next scheduled start in Arizona on Saturday, A's manager Bob Melvin said Wednesday.


8/26/2015 | Bullpen rises to the occasion vs. M's

The A's fell victim to yet another one-run loss Tuesday, a 6-5 defeat to the Mariners representing their 30th of the season, but not because of bullpen blunders that have affected so many of these close outcomes.


8/26/2015 | Mariners overcome early 5-run deficit, beat A's

Robinson Cano became the first player in Major League history to open his career with 11 straight seasons with 30 doubles, and the Mariners came from behind to top the A's, 6-5, on Tuesday at Safeco Field.


8/25/2015 | Foot injury puts Doubront's next start in question

The A's have yet to determine whether lefty Felix Doubront, who suffered a right foot contusion Monday, will make his next scheduled start.


8/25/2015 | Facing A's, Hernandez looks to find his form

Felix Hernandez looks for his third win in August Wednesday as the Mariners take on the A's to close out a six-game homestand at Safeco Field.


8/25/2015 | Reddick's hustle looms large in A's comeback

A handful of key moments sparked the A's in their 11-5 comeback victory over the Mariners on Monday, including an infield single from Josh Reddick.


8/25/2015 | A's spoil Iwakuma's no-hitter homecoming

In his first Safeco Field start since his no-hitter, Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma gave up seven runs in the fifth inning as the A's stormed from behind for an 11-5 win Monday night to snap an eight-game road losing streak.


8/24/2015 | Doubront departs in second with foot injury

A's lefty Felix Doubront exited Monday's start in Seattle after two innings with a right foot contusion. X-rays proved negative, and the club will see how he feels in the coming days before determining if he can make his next start.


8/24/2015 | Oblique injury likely ends Graveman's season

A's right-hander Kendall Graveman, who suffered a left oblique strain during his six-inning outing against the Rays on Sunday, is not expected to pitch again this season.


8/24/2015 | Montgomery, Chavez looking to end winless streaks

Rookie left-hander Mike Montgomery looks for his first win in nine starts Tuesday as the Mariners take on the Athletics in the second game of a three-game series at at Safeco Field. The A's counter with Jesse Chavez, who has not won on the road since June 23.


8/24/2015 | Astros' pair leads Prospect Team of the Week

The Houston Astros might be the feel-good surprise story in the big leagues, but let's not forget much of that has been built from within, taking advantage of one of the best farm systems in baseball.




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