Coco Crisp went 2-for-3 with two RBI and three runs scored as the Oakland Athletics defeated the Colorado Rockies, 10-5, in Cactus League play.
PHOENIX - Bob Melvin had never heard the story of Dan Otero's circuitous route to the Oakland Athletics' organization until a few days ago. Even in the wild world of baseball transactions, it's one for the annals.
The probable replacement for Ervin Santana in the Kansas City Royals' rotation glanced at his sneakers. His teammate Christian Colon was translating for him after his best outing of the spring.
Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer in a three-run sixth inning which propelled Kansas City to a 3-1 decision over Oakland in Cactus League action.
Hiroyuki Nakajima arrived at spring training Tuesday with none of the media fanfare that greeted the highly touted Japanese shortstop a year ago.
Alex Dickerson hit a three-run home run as part of a four-run seventh inning to push the San Diego Padres past the Oakland Athletics 6-5 in Cactus League action.
The Oakland Athletics rallied for five runs in the eighth inning to force an 8-8 stalemate against the Los Angeles Dodgers in spring training action on Monday.
Josh Donaldson hit his first home run of the spring as the Oakland Athletics and Chicago White Sox played to a 2-2 tie on Sunday in Cactus League play.
If you know anything about the Oakland Athletics, it's that they don't like to steal bases.
Ben Paulsen smacked a two-out, game- winning double in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Colorado Rockies to a 5-4 win over the Oakland Athletics in spring training action.
For three innings, Scott Kazmir looked exactly like what you'd expect from a pitcher who was deemed worthy of a two-year, $22 million deal.
Five Oakland pitchers, led by starter Scott Kazmir, tossed a five-hit shutout as Oakland silenced Arizona, 2-0, in Cactus League play.
Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin has seen young right-hander Sonny Gray pitch in 14 major league games, but the manager is treating Gray as if he were a player with five or six years of experience behind him.
The Oakland Athletics and Arizona Diamondbacks played to a 8-8 10-inning Cactus League tie.
To this point, talk in the Oakland Athletics' camp about Alberto Callaspo as a first baseman has been mostly speculative.
Mitch Haniger and Martin Maldonado each drove in two runs, as Milwaukee downed Oakland, 7-2, in Cactus League action.
Mike Olt's two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning proved to be the difference Tuesday, as the Chicago Cubs edged the Oakland Athletics, 6-4, in spring training action.
Luke Montz's two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 6-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in spring training action.
Josh Reddick went 1-for-2 with a double and two RBI to lead the Oakland Athletics to a 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Cactus League play on Monday.
With the Oakland Athletics playing the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, there was no way Scott Kazmir was going to pitch.
Yoenis Cespedes drove in a pair of runs with a fifth inning double and the Oakland Athletics edged the Los Angeles Angels, 3-2, on Sunday in Cactus League play.